Career Prep Night


Career Prep Night, Career Leadership Academy

Thursday, September 13, 2018 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Pomerantz Center, University of Iowa




Approximately 75 Students in Career Leadership Academy Part 2 have the exclusive opportunity to attend this interactive workshop with three distinct components:


  1. What is YOUR gig?: Three employer panels discussing companies, industries, titles/positions and tips for both getting hired and longer term career success


  1. Speed Networking: In small groups, students meet with many industry professionals to practice elevator pitches, networking skills and basic interviewing skills while learning about careers


  1. Resumania: In small groups, students meet with professionals to get tips on resume style, desired skills to highlight, industry buzzwords and more, in real time



  • Students in the second level of the Career Leadership Academy - around 75 expected
  • Most are in their 2nd- 4th year and are ages 19-22
  • Many have previous experience as leaders (athletics, social orgs. etc.)


HOW does this work?


Check In:

6:10 “What is Your Gig?” panelists check in. Panel begins at 6:30. **Also a Check In for anyone interested in some casual networking, enjoying some food and getting acclimated

7:00 Latest Check In for Speed Networking Volunteers and Resumania Volunteers



What is your Gig Panel: 6:35 – 7:15

Speed Networking (Floors 1 & 2)

Resumania (Floor 3) are held simultaneously between 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.  



Contact Joanna Halsch ( with event questions.