Meet the Community Coaches

Garry Klein

Garry Klein

Senior Specialist, Inclusive Partnerships
(Career Coach)
Shelby Smith

Shelby Smith

Employer Outreach Specialist
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be creative, expressive, or imaginative?
  • Are you interested in learning about developing public relations campaigns, stage production, or creating museum exhibits?
  • Does is sound like fun to work in a less structured environment with the freedom to voice your originality?
  • Could you see yourself planning art projects or sporting events for others to enjoy? 

Careers in this community focus on composing, writing, designing, and performing.

See some eye-popping success stories from UI Alumni Here

Use terms like intern/internship for intern/practicum opportunities and terms like: associate, assistant, entry-level for career starting job opportunities

Communications

  • Advertising
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Events
  • Government
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Non-profit
  • Public Relations
  • Social

Cinema Studies

  • Actor
  • Film
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Production
  • Screen/Scriptwriting
  • Video
  • Writing

Dance

  • Dance
  • Dance Education
  • Dance Administration
  • Performing

English/Creative Writing

  • Advertising
  • Communications
  • Content
  • Editing/Editor
  • Education
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Writing/Writer

Journalism/Mass Communications

  • Content
  • Editing/Editor
  • Events
  • Media
  • News
  • Podcast/Podcasting
  • Print
  • Production
  • Radio
  • Reporting/Reporter
  • Television
  • Video

Music

  • Instructor/Educator
  • Musician
  • Performer/Vocalist

Theater

  • Administration
  • Events
  • Perform/Performance
  • Playwright
  • Production
  • Stagecraft

 

Other Resources

Check out Exploring Majors & Careers page (scroll to What Can I Do With This Major?).

See what Hawkeyes in your college/major are doing after graduation using interactive post-graduation dashboards

The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay, and job outlook. 


Arts & Design

Media & Entertainment

 

Career Videos: Arts and Media 

Career One Stop videos (See Arts and Communications for choices)

 

Career Podcasts:

Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to arts, media, and entertainment at the Center for Student Involvement and Leadership. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest are:

  • American Advertising Federation
  • Art Hawks
  • Bijou Film Board
  • Campus Activity Board
  • Daily Iowan
  • Dance Marathon
  • EPX Studio
  • Film Club
  • Fine Arts Council
  • Fools Magazine
  • KRUI-FM
  • Nightingale
  • Scope Productions
  • Student Video Production
  • Voices of Soul
  • Wilder Things Magazine
     

If you don’t want to join a club or don’t have the time, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class
 

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

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Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

Art & Design

Art History/Museums

Art & Design

Media

Public Relations 

Publishing

Web Content & Design

Writing/Communications 

Entertainment

Dance

Event Planning

Film

Music

Radio/TV

Theater

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CandidCareer.com provides an easy way to explore careers and learn about job search strategies through thousands of 1-2 minute video clips

Creative Services Manager

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Editor - Broadcast at FOX Television Stations

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Employer: FOX Television Stations - WITI Expires: 10/28/2022 JOB TITLE: EditorFOX6 Milwaukee is looking for a Video Editor to join our team. We have more news than any other station in the state and need someone with a good eye to help put our award-winning product on the air. FOX is known for their world-class benefits including a generous time off program and 401k. We’d love to have you on our team!RESPONSIBILITIES:Here’s your chance to get your foot in the door of Milwaukee’s best news department and show off what you can do with your skills! If you’ve dreamed of advancing your career in a market like Milwaukee, we can give you the opportunity and state of the art equipment to succeed! Are you committed to generating great video? Are you creative? Do you have high journalistic standards of fairness? Then we want you! This position will edit daily news stories for live broadcast, station website and all current and future media platforms. Link us up with your work, tell us who you are and what you’re about. This is a great opportunity to get in at the ground level and begin an amazing career!QUALIFICATIONS:Qualified candidate must have experience using standard broadcast non-linear editing, preferably Edius. 1 year of editing experience preferred, but not required. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. You must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. The ability to edit with speed, efficiency and creatively while producing high quality content is required. You must be able to demonstrate good judgement and decision making skills. You will work with producers to visually enhance information in the newscast. You must have a proven track record of dependability and the ability to work a variety of schedules to meet company needs. Two or four year college degree preferred.   

Senior Producer at FOX Television Stations

Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Employer: FOX Television Stations - WITI Expires: 10/28/2022 JOB TITLE: Senior ProducerYou’re a proven, dependable leader who motivates and inspires those working for you. You’re driven, quick-thinking, resourceful, energetic, and have a passion for news and information. You pivot quickly and keep your cool during stressful situations. Sound like you? Then you sound like you’d be a great fit for the FOX6 Newsroom! As part of the FOX family, you will enjoy generous paid time off (right out of the gate!), full salary replacement for short-term disability and parental leave, 401k with matching, robust employee resources, and what our employees describe as the “BEST” medical benefits. RESPONSIBILITIES:    We will give you all the tools needed to build a creative, fast-paced newscast that viewers will flock to. Graphics, yep, we have the best.  Strong newsgathering staff including award winning photographers and reporters, we have that too! We need you to put it all together into something special that will stand out in this competitive market. You will produce your own show and as a Senior Producer, you will work with other producing staff to ensure the highest quality of journalistic standards are met.    This is a great opportunity for someone looking to learn and grow into a strong Newsroom manager! We are the news and digital leader in the Milwaukee market and are looking for the best and brightest to help continue that tradition!  QUALIFICATIONS:                              Three plus years of newscast producing is required. A college degree in journalism or related field is a necessity!

Conference Producer at Marcus Evans

Monday, September 26, 2022
Employer: Marcus Evans - Global Summits Expires: 12/31/2022 Job title & Summary defining the scopeWe are looking for driven, enthusiastic, and passionate professionals to join our Conference Production Team that develops content, manages our conference campaigns, and ensures delivery of our Conferences.  In this role you will be working with key industry leaders and innovators to develop the intellectual content for commercial conferences as well as project managing these conferences from start through to completion. We help executives and our customers solve challenges to their business needs and changing regulatory and technological obstacles  This is an in-office position in our downtown Chicago office located in the NBC Tower Key ResponsibilitiesProject manage a portfolio of commercial / B2B intimate, and content driven conferences Conduct primary research with leading industry practitioners utilizing investigative tactics to derive the content Source top speakers for the programs to advance content that will sustain our customer's competitive advantage Work closely with marketing, sponsorship, sales, and operations teams to drive the success of each program / event / conference Run programs / events / conferences in various US cities at 4-to-5-star venues Qualifications                                                                                                                                                                                     A GREAT verbal and written messenger that loves to write with creativity, speed and accuracy Has a "phone-first" mentality with a "wait for no-one" approach Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills that embraces multitasking environments Asks great interview questions and naturally leads conversations as well as efficient note taker Analytical intelligent and great synthesizer of content Wants to ASK for action of others and understands deadlines Ability to handle rejection when objections are challenging or unknown Strong researcher and lead generator Microsoft Office suite competent Bachelor’s degree Comp & Ben 10 vacation days plus a 5-day sick annual allowance Office shutdown between Christmas and New Year’s Day (bonus 4-5 days off!) Health, dental, vision, Aflac, 401k enrollments available after 90 days of employment or during open enrollment periods Career path that combines comprehensive training, growth, advancement, and higher earnings Continuous coaching and training on industry, product, and process Fast-track internal promotion and management opportunities based upon performance Travel, attend events, and stay at 4-5 star venues Learn from senior and experienced executives about their day to day challenges and solutions Opportunity for training at and travel to some of our overseas offices (London, Barbados, Toronto, etc) in years 1-2 Opportunity to relocate to a foreign office depending on performance and business needs Complimentary gym membership to facility located on the 20th floor of the NBC Tower building with river viewsParticipate in office wide social and philanthropic activities and events 

Marketing Manager - Content at Visit Omaha

Monday, September 26, 2022
Employer: Visit Omaha Expires: 10/13/2022 This is professional work involving editorial writing, including researching and writing content that showcases Omaha as a visitor destination. The individual in this position serves as an editorial writer for Visit Omaha's marketing department, writing for OCVB publications, advertorials and digital platforms. Work also involves: developing and managing content calendars; managing OCVB efforts in search engine optimization (SEO); assisting with Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO) projects; and seeking opportunities for grant funding. An employee in this position exercises considerable independence and receives general guidance from a supervisor.

Content Marketing Strategist at Perfect Search Media

Monday, September 26, 2022
Employer: Perfect Search Media Expires: 10/30/2022 What's This All About?The Content Marketing Strategist is responsible for leading the content marketing strategy and execution for both Perfect Search’s clients as well as the Perfect Search brand. This role involves managing content creation, social media strategy, search engine optimization (SEO)-informed copywriting, marketing copywriting, ad copy creation, brand awareness efforts, and more. The Content Marketing Strategist will also manage a team of freelance copywriters, making sure that all client and internal content is organized, assigned, edited, and finalized by strict deadlines.To achieve success in this role, applicants must have exceptional attention to detail and strong project management, organizational, writing, and verbal communication skills. The Content Marketing Strategist will be expected to balance managing client content and internal marketing work and ultimately serve as a leader in strategy on the team.The best Perfect Search team members are quick learners, creative problem solvers, and superior communicators.Applicants will be required to send a 1-3 page writing sample that displays their unique voice.What You'll Do·        Manage a team of freelance copywriters. Assign out content tasks, keep track of progress, communicate brand voice and other details needed to create the content, edit the finished content, and send to the clients by the deadline.·        Write and optimize a variety of content for clients as needed (website content, blog posts, ad copy, etc.)·        Create content strategy plans for clients with keyword research, user experience, conversion rate optimization, marketing strategy, and SEO in mind; ensure content execution delivers business results for clients.·        Manage internal social media accounts, as well as clients’ accounts as needed.·        Communicate with clients on monthly reporting calls. Convey performance metrics and strategy to the client to help them make decisions about their content direction.·        Pull reports from Google Analytics, Google Search Console, and other platforms to analyze SEO and engagement metrics of published content and content optimizations.·        Lead strategy and execution for Perfect Search’s internal content marketing strategy, including the company blog, social media accounts, gated content, and other brand awareness efforts.·        Research and stay up to date on the latest industry trends.·        Collaborate within the digital marketing and copywriting teams.·        Work with fun people in a fun atmosphere!What You Need·        1 to 3 years experience in content marketing and SEO, with specific project management experience. Experiencing managing direct reports is a plus.·        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.·        Proficient in Word, Excel, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Google Data Studio, and other reporting tools.·        Knowledge/experience with social media management platforms and strategy for the following social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin, etc.·        Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.Lifestyle Perks·        Remote office – can work from anywhere in the world!·        Unlimited vacation days·        Flexible schedule·        Volunteer opportunities·        Fitness challenges·        Quarterly social events & offsitesEmployee Perks·        Medical premiums covered at 85%·        Dental premiums covered at 100%·        Vision, life, and AD&D premiums covered at 100%·        401(k) plan with matching·        Commuter benefits·        Gym membership reimbursement·        Internet & Cell Phone reimbursement·        Sponsored mentorship opportunities·        Opportunities to pursue company-sponsored education·        Employee recognition program·        Personal work laptops·        Stipend towards setting up a home office·        Casual dress code

Executive Producer at FOX Television Stations

Friday, September 23, 2022
Employer: FOX Television Stations - WITI Expires: 10/23/2022 JOB TITLE: Executive ProducerWe’re looking for that special person with vision and a passion for journalism to oversee our daily newscasts. The ideal candidate knows how to showcase the day’s top story, develop story ideas, respond to breaking news, weather, and sports - and oh yeah….be a great people person! As part of the FOX family you will enjoy generous paid time off (right out of the gate!), full salary replacement for short term disability and parental leave, 401k with matching, robust employee resources, and what our employees describe as the “BEST” medical benefits. RESPONSIBILITIES: Do you have a track record of excellence in producing and booth skills – then let’s talk. This position oversees the creation of show rundowns, participates in story selection and oversees content – does that sound like you? Do you know a great newscast with graphics and pacing when you see one? If so, you are who we are looking for.  You will become a member of the FOX6 news management team and will develop and implement strategic goals in concert. The executive producer also ensures reporters and photojournalists in the field meet newsroom standards for fairness, accuracy, ethics and presentation. The EP is a key player in managing staff accountability. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to be part of something special! We are the news and digital leader in the Milwaukee market and are looking for the best and brightest to help continue that tradition!QUALIFICATIONS: Three plus years of newscast producing is required. Prior newsroom management experience and a college degree in journalism or related field is a necessity!

Assistant Account Executive, Brand at Edelman

Friday, September 23, 2022
Employer: Edelman Expires: 11/23/2022 Assistant Account Executive Job Description // EdelmanEdelman Brand has helped evolve, promote, and protect some of the world’s most iconic and celebrated brands. We aspire to do work that moves people – work that inspires people to not only “buy in” to brands, but also buy. We thrive off the energy, heart, and hustle of the city around us and apply that same passion to everything we do. From cars to consumer goods, fashion and retail, financial service, food and beverage, luxury, and technology – we are fanatics about finding an insight or truth that will inform smart strategy, breakthrough creative, and brilliant programming.Edelman has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Account Executive in our New York office! This vital position will be supporting a pioneering online retail client in the integrated brand space. Previous agency experience and experience supporting the development of brand communications strategies is highly preferred, but a passion for the sneakers industry is a must!This is a great opportunity to bring your public relations and writing experience, along with media relations skills to Edelman. And you will be part of a growing team of people who are constantly curious and thrive in a culture of executing work that points the way.The AAE will be part of a strong multi-disciplinary account team with room for growth opportunities, and must demonstrate an eagerness to learn, be part of and contribute to a strong, high-performing team. This position is ideal for an individual looking for a high performing, intellectually challenging environment to acquire skills to become a strong communications practitioner and client advisor. The team is currently working a hybrid model.  Day-to-Day Responsibilities:Brainstorm, develop and pitch unique and interesting story angles based on consumer trends and relevant cultural moments in time.Develop, edit and proofread materials, including press releases, media pitches, interview briefs, fact sheets, client correspondence and other materials Media monitoring and ongoing, real-time coverage tracking; development of client-facing reports and support in program recaps Demonstrate an understanding of research techniques, including analysis of media coverage and online conversation (volume and tone), and identification and categorization of various stakeholders, including organization and individuals to be engaged by clients Engage with media/influencers Identify real-time trends and provide creative brainstorming against potential client activations or engagement opportunities Conducting background research, compiling and analyzing media or competitor coverage Understanding client’s business, including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services, key customers and competitors in the marketplace, and is able to creatively offer solutions or ideas related to their business goals and objectives Provides client service and cross-team support by attending meetings and taking detailed notes, handling scheduling and logistics, providing billing support, preparing client status and activity reports Experience in using monitoring and media tools or Boolean searches, a plus Team Management & Integration:Collaborative, engaging and self-starter  Understand internal operations and inter-team collaboration Effectively collaborates with account and cross-disciplinary team members including Project Management, Planning, Creative, Production, Influencer, Media, Analytics and more Set and pursue challenging stretch goals  Contribute to the performance appraisal process for peers, managers, and interns Passion, Curiosity and Values:Go-getter with an innate passion for the retail space, particularly sneakers or fashionOrganized and detail-oriented Loves to stay on top of culture, and is constantly consuming news and social media in order to predict trends and use those to inform the work  Commits to continuous learning and staying up-to-date with emerging technologies  Demonstrates behaviors consistent with Edelman's values, Code of Ethics and Business Conduct Basic Qualifications:A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field relevant field (PR, English, Communications, Journalism, Advertising) from an accredited college or university Previous internship experience preferred  Proficiency with Microsoft office, excellent organizational skills and the ability to adapt to change and meet deadlines Basic research and project management skills Superior verbal communication skills Must demonstrate strong writing abilities  Positive, collaborative attitude  

Sales Ambassador at 8 Count Media

Friday, September 23, 2022
Employer: 8 Count Media Expires: 04/14/2023 Were looking for outgoing and assertive girls and guys ages 21 to 30 to apply for a Sales Ambassador position's with 8 count Media. You will work 6 hours per week locally at bars to sign new customers up for sports betting. We are launching Clutchbet only in Iowa presently! Also FanDuel, Bet Fred. Caesars and Pointsbet! Work smarter not harder! Send your resume and photos today!Positions filling fast! Full training provided!

Digital Producer, Travel at U.S. News & World Report

Friday, September 23, 2022
Employer: U.S. News & World Report Expires: 11/23/2022 U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms on usnews.com include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.Your role in helping us shape the future:U.S. News & World Report's Travel section is seeking a full-time Digital Producer. In this entry-level position you will have the opportunity to leverage your strengths and skills as a Digital Producer for our consumer-oriented travel site, travel.usnews.com. U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive.The Digital Producer’s primary responsibility is bringing our travel guides and tours articles to life. This is an essential role with duties that include finding eye-catching photos, building and expanding travel guides, organizing tour article layouts, uploading content and strategically linking throughout the site. This candidate will focus on publishing consumer-oriented content on a variety of travel topics, including top destinations, attractions in cities around the world, guided excursions, travel tips, hotels and resorts and more. The ideal candidate will be a proven problem solver who can juggle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced media environment. You should also be comfortable with content management systems and working closely with a small team. There may be some opportunities to write content, pitch new ideas and assist the product team in the overall improvement of the site.This is a full-time, entry-level position based in our Washington, D.C., office. This position is also open to remote workers. If remote, the employee will be expected to work on Eastern Standard Time. Note: No travel will be involved as part of this position.Applicants must provide a resume and cover letter for consideration.As part of the job, you’ll:Upload and style editorial content within our content management systems (CMS)Produce and publish 4-5 tours articles and/or guides per weekSource, select, upload and edit photos with appropriate licenses; write captions for photos in select casesUpdate content on Travel pagesKeep publication calendar organized and record once piece of content has been publishedInsert related links and backlinks from stories across other content throughout the Travel siteWork ahead on photo collection and production responsibilities to keep content moving efficiently through the production and publication processCommunicate with editors to improve the accuracy of online contentQA pages before publicationSuggest and test CMS features and improvementsAnswer questions from team members about technical issuesPitch in with problems or special requests from team membersPrepare content and page components in advance of project launchesOther duties as assignedPOSITION REQUIREMENTSYou should definitely have:An interest in and/or familiarity with the travel and hospitality industriesA background that includes digital publication, journalism, online media or content strategyBasic web production skills and experience publishing with a CMSA keen eye for detail and ability to adapt to new assignments and processesThe ability to meet deadlines and handle several tasks simultaneously from internal co-workers and external partnersExemplary communication, critical thinking and organization skillsAn eye for selecting engaging, appropriate photos to accompany our contentCollege degree or equivalent experienceIt would be nice if you had:Photoshop or similar photo editing experience1-2 years of web production or related experienceFamiliarity with AP StyleWhat it’s like to work with us:Talent is our best asset!We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrityFocus on fostering personal and professional growthCompetitive benefits including paid vacation time, medical, tuition reimbursement, and trainingCollaborative work environment: Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workersOther Job Info: This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As an equal opportunity employer, the Company will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.Applicants must provide a resume and cover letter for consideration.We are offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, and 401(k) plan.

Paid Social Analyst at Fox Corporation

Friday, September 23, 2022
Employer: Fox Corporation Expires: 10/21/2022 Fox Nation is the exclusive, members-only content streaming service produced by Fox News Channel.Fox Nation is looking for a Paid Social Analyst to oversee the implementation and execution of Paid Social campaigns in line with Nation’s activation strategy. The Paid Social Analyst will have a strong background in planning and executing paid social campaigns, preferably with agency experience. The Paid Social Analyst must be a self-starter and be able to work independently and as part of the wider team. This candidate will not only help develop paid social strategies but also oversee the day-to-day execution and performance of these campaigns. The candidate must have a proven track record of full-funnel paid social planning, with the ability to plan and execute campaigns based on KPIs and objectives.A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES· Lead in the development of Paid Social media strategies that accurately address the objectives of Fox Nation· Fully manage set up and activation of campaigns for Facebook, Instagram, TikTok etc.· Analyzes performance data to make media optimizations in real time· Explores all new opportunities to help further business objectives· Actively test and analyze targeting, ad creative, landing pages, and placements to drive results.· Maintain social media budgets on platform and overall budget summaries for assigned campaigns· Work cross-departmentally to align campaign strategies and goals across the organizationWHAT YOU WILL NEED· 2+ years experience in a paid social role (either in-house or at an agency)· Extensive experience developing, optimizing, analyzing, and reporting on paid campaigns on social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, TikTok etc)· Ability to conceptualize and understand business KPIs and objectives· Strong communication and organizational skills· Ability to adjust priorities, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environmentMust be available for immediate employmentABOUT YOU· Highly proactive and solution-orientedNICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER· Experience with a media/news company

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
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Life in Iowa: Work Visa Options After Graduation

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 4:30pm to 6:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Life in Iowa (a program designed to assist international students in adjusting to life and the academic system at the University of Iowa) invites international students to learn stress management skills and ways to reduce job search anxiety. 

Pro Football Hall of Fame "Before the Snap" ft. Caroline Palmer

Friday, September 30, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is proud to offer a series for learners in high school, college and beyond! “Before the Snap” gives an insight to professional careers in and around the NFL, while giving the live viewing audience the opportunity to interact with an industry expert. On Friday, Sept. 30, 2022 at noon ET special guest Caroline Palmer will be on hand to speak on her career, what she does in her current position and much more!! Caroline Palmer is the Manager of Youth and Community...

Pomerantz Career Center On-Campus Interviews - Week of October 3-7

Monday, October 3 8:00am to Friday, October 7, 2022 5:00pm
Pomerantz Center
On-Campus Interviews for the week of Oct. 3-7 (Note: For most schedules, you must submit an interview request at least 2 weeks in advance to be considered). Oct. 3  IMEG Oct. 5 Citgo Northwestern Mutual Oct. 6 & 7  Goosehead Insurance STEP 1: Log into your Handshake account STEP 2: Enter or Update Profile Information STEP 3: Upload Your Résumé.  Click on your name in the upper right hand corner and then Documents and Add New Document. STEP 4: To request an interview, go to Jobs and then...

Northwestern Mutual Virtual Mock Interviews

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 8:00am to 5:00pm
Virtual
This is a great opportunity to participate in a virtual practice interview with an employer and receive valuable feedback on your interviewing skills!  Limited space available - be sure to sign-up at least 7-10 days prior to the Mock Interview. To sign up, follow these steps: 1. Upload your résumé to Handshake - under the Documents section 2. From your Handshake account, click on "Jobs" at the top and enter "Mock" into the keyword search area 3. Select the employer you are interested in and...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Applying for Careers at U.S. Department of Labor Series

Thursday, October 6, 2022 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
The mission of the Department of Labor is to foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights. Please join us for a series of virtual sessions offered by the Office of Human Resources where we will share information about our department and career opportunities. Tips on the federal application process and USAJOBs...

Pomerantz Career Center On-Campus Interviews - Week of October 10-14

Monday, October 10 8:00am to Friday, October 14, 2022 5:00pm
Pomerantz Center
On-Campus Interviews for the week of Oct. 10-14 (Note: For most schedules, you must submit an interview request at least 2 weeks in advance to be considered). Oct. 12 Johnston Burkholder Associates Eight Eleven Group STEP 1: Log in to your Handshake account STEP 2: Enter or Update Profile Information STEP 3: Upload your résumé.  Click on your name in the upper right hand corner and then Documents and Add New Document. STEP 4: To request an interview, go to Jobs and then click on On-Campus...

Virtual All Majors Career Fair

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
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...

Commercial Lending & Credit Analysis Seminar

Friday, October 14, 2022 10:00am to 4:00pm
Pursuing a degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or Economics? Join us Oct. 14, 2022 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and learn about careers Credit & Finance from senior finance leaders. Network with leaders and professionals Learn the “Five C’s of Credit” & credit analysis Participate in hands-on case studies and an interactive panel discussion Lunch & mileage reimbursement provided! To apply - Email your résumé and a brief statement explaining your interest to CreditSeminar@greatamerica.com by 10/10/22.

Hawkeye Spotlight

Michael Scheuerman

Iowa, Yemen, and an Oscar nod

Scheuerman, a 1988 University of Iowa graduate, retired from his longtime career in information technology in 2018 and co-produced Hunger Ward, a documentary about the humanitarian disaster and famine caused by the brutal six-year civil war in Yemen. The film is one of five nominated for Best Documentary Short Subject at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony
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.
two people playing a grand piano

Iowa: Nation’s next hotbed for jazz

Faculty are determined to establish the University of Iowa as a national powerhouse of jazz studies, preparing students for whatever they want to do next, from life as a working jazz musician to continuing on with academic study.