The University of Iowa Pomerantz Career Center is a world-class facility with a national reputation for excellence. 

The Center directly serves more than 20,000 undergraduate students from the Henry B. Tippie College of Business, College of Engineering, College of Education, College of Nursing, College of Public Health, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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99 %

Students reported their primary needs were met during coaching or peer advising

95 %

job/graduate school placement rate

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$ 50,000

median starting salary for UI graduates

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Events

CLA Summer Experience – Cedar Rapids, IA

Friday, July 8, 2022 2:00pm to 9:00pm
Are you an accounting or finance student interested in career opportunities with a Top 8 public accounting firm? Are you thinking about internship opportunities for Spring 2023 and beyond? Come to our in-person event in Cedar Rapids for first-hand experience with our CLA family and an insider view to what a career at CLA is all about. Find out if the work we do and the diverse, innovative career opportunities available align with your personal passions. We will start the afternoon in our office...

Student Employment Job Fair

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus nonprofit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Typically more than 30...

All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, September 22, 2022 11:00am to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job and internship fair will focus on recruiting students typically in ALL MAJORS! Typically about 100+ employers attend and 1,000+ students attend! Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details.

Actuarial Science, Insurance and Risk Management Career Fair

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Wednesday, September 28 - 1-4 p.m.; Check-in at Second Floor Ballroom Lobby in Iowa Memorial Union. Employers are seeking to fill underwriting and actuary internship and full time roles. Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and Dress for Success! *If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union  

VIRTUAL All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Wednesday, October 12, 2022 : 12 - 4 p.m. - VIRTUAL FAIR This fair will focus on recruiting students pursuing any and all majors! All students are invited to attend! There will be a variety of industries of employers represented. Visit: https://careers.uiowa.edu/virtual-career-fair for more details.

Science, Health & Sustainability Career Fair

Thursday, October 13, 2022 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Thursday, October 13, 2022 Students will Explore + Connect with: Life science, health science & sustainability companies Internship/full-time positions Graduate and service programs   Research and volunteer opportunities Check-in at Second Floor Ballroom Lobby in Iowa Memorial Union. Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and Dress for Success! *If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union. Parking will be busy...
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Employer Showcase

These employers go the extra mile to recruit Hawkeyes to their companies.

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When people feel better about their money, good things happen – they become more confident and feel more secure. That's why we exist. Taking away the everyday financial stress that most people experience. We're just as committed to our employees.

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University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UI Pharmaceuticals) is the largest and most experienced university-affiliated FDA-registered pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in the United States. UI Pharmaceuticals has been developing formulations, manufacturing products, and conducting analytical testing in compliance with cGMPs for almost 45 years.

Give to Hawkeyes

Funds donated through the University of Iowa Center for Advancement help students with expenses related to internships or other career related experiences.

Hawkeye Spotlight

Intern for the Denver Broncos and Hawkeye, Cole Cooper neils with a camera on an NFL football field

Hawkeye’s NFL gig is about more than a game

As the social content intern for the Denver Broncos, 2020 University of Iowa graduate Cole Cooper is combining his creative skills with his marketing education to help build the professional football team’s brand.
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Playing a key role in crucial research

Evita Woolsey came from California to the University of Iowa to pursue her interest in speech and hearing science. Through her involvement in an NIH-funded research project, the undergraduate is assessing children across the state and making connections with researchers on campus and beyond.
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Bringing a passion for policy to the classroom

University of Iowa graduate Carrie Schuettpelz wants to teach students how to effect change. She returned to campus in 2018 to share the perspectives she’s gained since leaving campus, ones that have come from living abroad, graduate study at Harvard, and federal work on homelessness.