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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American Marketing Association Sales & Marketing Career Fair

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 4:00pm to 7:00pm
The Hilton Garden Inn
This event will occur the day before the Spring All Majors Career Fair. Students who specifically want to work in Marketing and Sales related internships/careers are highly encouraged to attend the AMA Sales & Marketing Career Fair. Bring your resume and dress business professional for this event.

All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job & internship fair will focus on recruiting students typically in ALL MAJORS! Typically around 100+ employers attend and 1000+ students attend! Visit: for more details!

Statewide K-12 Educator Career Fair

Monday, February 27, 2023 9:00am to 11:00am
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Education students will have the opportunity to meet with districts from around the country. This event is open to all students in the state—not just U I students. Bring your resume and dress business casual or business professional for this event.

Care, Camps & Human Services Job Fair

Monday, February 27, 2023 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
If you are looking for various types of summer employment and/or oppotunities supporting people of varying ages this is the fair for you. Students will Explore + Connect with Employers from daycares, camps, summer positions/part time work and organizations in human services fields Internship/full-time positions Part-time or volunteer opportunities

Virtual All Majors Career Fair

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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: for more details.

Creative Careers Job Fair

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 3:00pm to 5:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Students will connect with Employers from Art, Design, Communication & Creative companies: Internship/full-time positions, Part-time or volunteer opportunities, Freelance opportunities.
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Hawkeye Spotlight

University of Iowa graduate Carrie Schuettpelz looks beyond the frame standing in front of a colorful mural

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.
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.