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

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 résumé 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, Oct. 12, 2022 : Noon-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 résumé 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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Our Career Guide will help you find your path and prepare you for your career.

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Employer Showcase

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

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Opportunity Awaits.

Handshake is UI's #1 Career recruiting tool. Employers and Job Seekers benefit from this free platform in several ways.

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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

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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.
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.