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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95 %

job/graduate school placement rate

99 %

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

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$ 50,000

median starting salary for UI graduates

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Events

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, Sept. 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.
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Hawkeye Spotlight

Ashley Weide

A path seldom taken; an experience hardly forgotten

When Ashley Weide returned to higher education, she had some concerns about her nontraditional path. At the University of Iowa, she found a supportive community and an accounting degree program with a sterling reputation.
Three-Minute Thesis winner Emily Schmitz. Schmitz, a PhD student at Iowa sits in her lab.

Sustainability, conservation efforts on display at 3MT competition

America needs farmers, and no state knows that more than Iowa.

Through her research, University of Iowa PhD student Emily Schmitz has found a bacterium in Iowa soil that makes farmer’s work more environmentally friendly—and they may not even know they are using it.
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From setback to success

After tanking a business analytics midterm her first semester at the University of Iowa, Kethia Mulongo rebounded and is set to graduate with a business degree and an academic certificate. She found a lot of campus support along the way.