Meet the Career Coaches

Jamie

Jamie Cavey Lang

Director, Assessment & Analytics
(Career Coach)

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...
  • Do you like to build and create using new methods?
  • Do you consider yourself to be a systematic, precise, or efficient person?
  • Are you interested in learning about preparing statistical charts, writing code, or analyzing data? 
  • Does it sound like fun to test computer programs and software applications? 
  • Could you see yourself working in a constantly changing high-tech environment?

Careers in this community focus on developing computer and software systems, managing computer networks, and interpreting and presenting data to address industry problems.

Data & Information

When searching for a position in a tech field
try searching by the technical skills you want to use:

Java  |   Python  |  C++  |  Rstudio
SQL  |  SAS  |  HTML  | Excel  |  etc.

Actuary & Math Interest

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Actuarial Assistant
  • Actuary 
  • Applied Mathematician
  • Insurance Risk Manager
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Mathematician
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Pharmaceutical Statistician
  • Risk Analyst
  • Statistician
  • Underwriter

    Computer Software & Programming Interest

    • Applications Programmer
    • Back End Developer
    • Computer Mathematician
    • Computer Operator
    • Front End Developer
    • Full Stack Developer
    • Hardware Engineer
    • Information Scientist
    • Network Engineer
    • Programmer
    • Software Developer
    • Software Engineer
    • Web Developer

    Data, Stats, & Informatics Related Interest

    • Applications Analyst
    • Bioinformaticist
    • Business Analyst
    • Chemical Informaticist
    • Computer Support Service Specialist
    • Circuit Designer
    • Data Mapper
    • Data Analyst 
    • Data Systems Engineer
    • Database Analyst
    • Database Designer
    • Digital Artist
    • Health Informaticist
    • Human-Computer Interface Designer
    • Information Architect
    • Information Systems Manager
    • Logistics Coordinator
    • Management Analyst
    • IT Consultant
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Network Manager
    • Network Support Analyst
    • Operations Research Analyst
    • Quality Control Analyst
    • Quality Assurance Manager
    • Software Tester
    • Statistician
    • Systems Analyst
    • Systems Maintenance Specialist
    • Technical Writer
    • Web Designer
     

     

    Actuarial Science Resume Example

    Numer I Cal Actuary Resume Updated.docx

    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. 

    Techies Project

    Computer World - News, Education and Headlines 

    Anita Borg Institute for Women And Technology 

    Careers in Math 

    American Mathematical Society

    Society of Actuaries 

    Want to put your interests to good use? Join with other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to data and technology 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:

    • Actuarial Science Club
    • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
    • Math Club
    • Tippie Technology and Innovation Association
    • Women in Informatics and Computer Science (WICS)

    Volunteering is another great way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

    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.

    Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience and achieve!

    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!
     

    Learn About Careers from Real Life Professionals

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

    Data Scientist

    Web Developer

    Risk Analyst

    Handshake Postings for Data & Information Technology

    Entry level Forensic Scientists - Digital Evidence at City of Philadelphia
    Tuesday, September 27, 2022
    Employer: City of Philadelphia Expires: 09/30/2022 The City of Philadelphia Police Department's Office of Forensic Science is seeking qualified and diverse candidates to join its expert team of Digital Evidence professionals. The City offers the opportunity to make an impact on millions and their public safety by learning the methods and techniques involved in comparative analysis of items of evidence collected in criminal investigations. You will gain one of a kind experience at a large metropolitan police department with a nationally accredited forensic science laboratory. The City offers room for advancement after just two years.Line up your exciting and rewarding career - apply by Friday, September 30, 2022 at www.phila.gov/jobs. Be sure to apply for Digital Evidence and Chemistry is also posted. You must have completed by June 2023 a bachelor's degree in Computer Forensics, Information Technology, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Effects, Media Studies or Photography. The Office of Forensic Science provides scientific and technical services for the Philadelphia Police Department to help investigations identify perpetrators of crime, exonerate the innocent and establish connections between crimes. The Office of Forensic Science is an internationally accredited organization that specializes in accurate and reliable evidence collection, processing, analysis and interpretation.As an employer, the City of Philadelphia values inclusion, integrity, innovation, empowerment, and hard work above all else. We offer a vibrant work environment, comprehensive health care and benefits, and the experience you need to grow and excel. If you’re interested in working with a passionate team of people who care about the future of Philadelphia, start here.What We Offer:Impact - The work you do here matters to millions.Growth - Philadelphia is growing, why not grow with it?Diversity & Inclusion - Find a career in a place where everyone belongsBenefits - We care about your well being
    People Operations Coordinator at Second Order Effects Inc
    Thursday, September 22, 2022
    Employer: Second Order Effects Inc Expires: 09/23/2022 Company Overview:Second Order Effects (SOE) is an engineering consultancy that turns uncertainty into fully functional hardware and software. We work on projects at various stages of development and scope; we perform analysis, build prototypes, and take products to market. Our clients come to us with napkin sketches, fully fleshed ideas, and patent portfolios to productize. Our cross-disciplinary team solves critical problems across numerous industries, including automotive, aviation, consumer electronics, industrial automation, medical, green energy, and space. Our designs control rocket engines, manage satellite communications, generate safety-overrides for self-driving cars, and are enjoyed by consumers around the world. Founded in 2016, Second Order Effects has 90+ employees (and counting!) in offices in El Segundo, California and Redmond, Washington.Team Overview:Our People Operations Team is devoted to growing an exemplary community by fostering a thriving company culture in which people are heard, valued, and supported. The People Operations team constructs and delivers a rewarding candidate experience, recruiting top talent across a variety of disciplines. We embrace unique experiences and perspectives and facilitate employee growth. We are the team that supports the team. Job Overview:As a People Operations Coordinator, you will provide support to all aspects of People Operations and will take on responsibilities focused on identifying, sourcing, screening, and scheduling the best candidates in the industry as well as supporting, developing, and advocating for our current employees.Ideally, you are unafraid of gaining exposure to a wide variety of problems and have a tenacious attitude towards problem-solving and project execution.What You Will Do:Collaborate with our operations and engineering teams on key people initiativesTake ownership on projects within recruiting, compensation, employee development, and community enhancementSupport and attend interviews, helping our hiring teams and making sure candidates have a great interview experienceConduct tours and activities with individuals while showcasing the exciting projects at SOEAssist in employee review cycles and coordinating review scheduling across the organizationFacilitate the onboarding process for new hiresProduce reports and analytics for routine tasks and new initiatives What You Will Need:Bachelor's Degree (Business, Communications, Economics, Finance, Psychology, or related field)1+ years of professional experience in a human resources, recruiting, marketing, sales, or a customer service capacityExceptional people and communication skills (both verbal and written)High level of organization and attention to detailHigh level of empathy and patience with othersWhat Would Be Useful:Experience with ATS and HRIS systems (preferably Greenhouse, Gusto, or related systems)Curiosity for technology, electronics, and hardware/software systems (previous exposure to engineering teams or electronics is NOT required) Ability to distinguish between the top 25% and the top 5% of talent within their respective fieldsCapacity to learn and speak about our business and projectsComfort interfacing directly with hiring managers and executives while building strong relationships with both groupsExpertise with completing or automating routine tasks with attention to detailExperience discussing offers and compensation information with candidates and comfort with negotiationsExcellent analytical and planning capabilities, with creative problem-solving and critical thinking skillsAdditional Requirements:Applicant must be willing to work 40 hours a week on-site in El Segundo, California, USAApplicant must be eligible to work on ITAR projectsJob Type: Full-time (Salary)ITAR Requirements:To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.Benefits:Competitive compensation + equity incentive plan100% employer-paid health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) for employees + 50% dependent coverageFlexible paid time off policy + 11 paid holidays + 12 paid sick days401(k) retirement account and employer matching (Safe Harbor 4%)Hybrid working arrangementsPaid parental leaveRelocation assistance available if 50+ miles away from the officeElectric Vehicle (EV) charging portsDaily catered lunches, snacks, and accessible kitchen& more!If you don’t meet 100% of the preferred skills and experience, we encourage you to still apply!Second Order Effects is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SOE is governed on the basis of excellence and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.
    Cyber security at CDRP Technologies LLC
    Thursday, September 22, 2022
    Employer: CDRP Technologies LLC Expires: 09/26/2022 Hello Everyone !!Hope you are doing good !!we are hiring for Cyber security training & placement. OPT, CPT, H4EAD, GC. can apply. The training will be 45 days.Interested candidates can apply.We will provided H1B Sponsorship.
    Budget Analyst-R2 at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    Thursday, September 22, 2022
    Employer: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Expires: 09/27/2022 SummaryThis position is in Region 2, Mission Support Division, Financial Management Branch, Resource Management and Policy Section. If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected.About  EPA Region 2DutiesAt the entry level of this position, you will:- Perform budget execution support duties within assigned organizations or programs. - Participate in reviews, edits, and consolidations of the annual and multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations or programs into a single budget request.- Identify and analyze basic trends in the receipt, obligation, or expenditure of funds.When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses.For details on required eligibility and qualifications, see the USAJOBS application.
    Supply Chain Internship - Summer 2023 at Uline
    Thursday, September 22, 2022
    Employer: Uline Expires: 09/23/2022 Supply Chain InternshipPaid Internship - Summer 2023Corporate Headquarters12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158Uline seeks summer 2023 Supply Chain Interns at its Corporate Headquarters in Pleasant Prairie, WI.Uline has seen decades of growth, creating a steady work environment our employees can depend on. As an intern with Uline, you can experience a culture that recognizes hard work and values people.Better together than apart. This position is on-site, and we are looking for good people who share our passion.Position ResponsibilitiesProjects will focus on one of the following areas and in one of the designated departments, designed to develop essential skills within the Supply Chain field.Distribution Operations:Audit operational processes and compliance procedures.Recommend process changes or system enhancements based on research.Resolve inventory discrepancies, operational challenges, and inter-company transfer issues.Logistics:Research cost-saving and service improvement opportunities with our carriers and make recommendations to leadership.Analyze carrier data to drive operational efficiencies on inbound and outbound transportation.Collaborate with other departments to ensure carriers are performing at expected levels.Procurement:Maintain appropriate inventory levels and develop product ordering strategies.Utilize analytical skills to help anticipate and react to inventory trends while assessing vendor performance.Forecast customer purchases to guide planning strategies.Supplier Management:Analyze industry and competitor data to identify potential new products and enhance current product lines.Establish relationships with international and domestic vendors through vendor merchant programs and sourcing strategies.Create pricing recommendations based on market data.Minimum RequirementsMust be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, or related degree.Experience with Microsoft Office, with some experience with Access and Excel helpful.Clear and professional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.Excellent organizational and team player skills.Hardworking and enthusiastic personality.Benefits of a Uline InternshipGain professional work experience by executing meaningful business projects.Dedicated mentor assigned specifically to you.Potential opportunity to work with us full-time upon graduation.Housing available for out-of-town interns.Join a positive, collaborative work environment.Intern PerksIntern-specific "Lunch and Learns" to grow whole business and industry knowledge.Several outings and events throughout the summer with interns across all departments.On-site café with meals and dinner-to-go options prepared by executive chefs.First-class fitness center with sauna and complimentary personal trainers.Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.About Uline Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 8,500 employees across 12 locations, it's time you joined Uline. Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled#LI-AS5#CORP(#IN-PPIN)Our employees make the difference and we are committed to offering exceptional benefits and perks! Explore Uline.jobs to learn more!
    Operations Research Analyst (SEA) (KS, NM, VA) at Army Civilian Careers
    Thursday, September 22, 2022
    Employer: Army Civilian Careers - Science, Engineering & Analysis (SEA) Expires: 09/30/2022 This position is part of the Army Fellows Program and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of the Army. The Army Fellows Program use your talent as a federal civilian employee to make a positive difference, to make an impact on the world. The Army Fellows Program is a two-year fellowship as a federal civilian. We hire fellows as permanent, full time employees with full pay and benefits and guarantee placement after the fellowship for those who meet requirements. We are seeking driven, high-performing teammates, and we will provide opportunities to apply your talent to make a positive difference through meaningful work. You’ll also learn and grow through a structured but flexible two-year developmental program that accounts for your existing knowledge, skills, behaviors, and preferences and for your career field’s professional competencies. In this role you will, assist with developing mathematical and/or statistical models, methodologies, and solutions. Provide advice and insight on mathematical and/or statistical techniques in problem solving. Apply and extend new methods in the application of operations research, mathematics, statistics, and modeling and simulation.
    IT SPECIALIST (SYSANALYSIS), 678923700 at Defense Logistics Agency
    Thursday, September 22, 2022
    Employer: Defense Logistics Agency - DLA Information Operations Expires: 09/30/2022 If selected at the GS-11 level, duties will be performed in a developmental capacity:Serves as a senior member or coordinator of a program support team responsible for business systems requirements assessment, analysis, planning, development, implementation, etc. and maintenance of an assigned area in DLA Information Operations J62H.Performs "level of effort" assessment/impact analysis in concert with customers, coworkers, and system users for fixes, enhancements and other changes based on high level business requirements.Evaluates and analyzes the customer's business system requirements for feasibility, cost-effectiveness, integrity, completeness, compliance, compatibility and testability.Assists in the evaluation, selection and integration of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and/or Government-off-the-shelf (GOTS) solutions.Identifies and defines system interface requirements with other ancillary automated information systems (AIS) that support DLA's logistics business.Oversees implementation and maintenance of system software modifications. Participates in release management, software transition, and deployment activities.Tests and validates that all software modifications meet system specifications and that they fulfill the approved business system requirements. Coordinates as necessary to develop and execute a comprehensive test program.Develops functional designs, operational concepts; detailed inputs/outputs, system interrelationships, and processing logic.Conducts and/or participates in the research and investigation of technological developments that have the potential to improve the design, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and support of new or existing applications software.
    Information Technology Specialist (INFOSEC/Systems Analysis) (DT) (Fort Gordon, GA) at Army Civilian Careers
    Wednesday, September 21, 2022
    Employer: Army Civilian Careers - Digital Technology Expires: 09/27/2022 This position is part of the Army Fellows Program and is a CIVILIAN position with the Department of the Army. The Army Fellows Program use your talent as a federal civilian employee to make a positive difference, to make an impact on the world. The Army Fellows Program is a two-year fellowship as a federal civilian. We hire fellows as permanent, full time employees with full pay and benefits and guarantee placement after the fellowship for those who meet requirements. We are seeking driven, high-performing teammates, and we will provide opportunities to apply your talent to make a positive difference through meaningful work. You’ll also learn and grow through a structured but flexible two-year developmental program that accounts for your existing knowledge, skills, behaviors, and preferences and for your career field’s professional competencies. In this role you will assist in detecting intrusions across multiple platforms to determine root cause and anticipate effects .Assist in testing and maintaining network infrastructure including software and hardware devices. Assist with installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and operates cyber security tools. Assist with mitigating threats by keeping systems, and anti-virus protections up-to date with the latest approved system and security releases. Assists system technicians, managers, and other stake-holders for incident response actions. Assists in identifying and evaluating network traffic baselines to facilitate the discovery of adverse network trends, anomalies, and malicious threats.
    Data Analyst at Tata Consultancy Services
    Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    Employer: Tata Consultancy Services Expires: 09/26/2022 Position Description: As an Analyst – Data Services you will be trained on Analytics, Data Engineering, Visualization and software applications associated and then get deployed on projects to the world class clients we serve. Campus hires begin their careers with TCS in the Initial Learning Program. A fully paid training program designed to provide you with the information and training necessary to succeed at TCS and excel at client sites. However, the learning does not stop there! TCS is committed to the continuous growth of its associates, in line with the core value of Learning & Sharing. We offer a Continuous Learning Program that spans technologies, domains, processes and soft skills. In addition, TCS associates are encouraged to undertake certifications and accreditations in a wide range of subject areas. With clients located across the US and globe, TCS can offer great flexibility in work location, excellent career advancement, and a variety of opportunities. TCS’ mentoring, career development, and on-the-job training ensure a smooth transition into your professional life and orient you to our culture, values, vision, and mission.  Responsibilities: · Work closely with IT and Business team to understand information requirements and business rules.· Conduct data analysis as per project requirements· Ability to convert business requirement into meaningful and explanatory visualization· Understand and review various source specification documents and define data derivation and mapping rules for extracting data from various data sources· Create mockup layout design and wireframes using visualization features available in Tableau· Good in data Storytelling and chart optimization.· Define data derivation and mapping rules for extracting data from various data sources.  Requirements:· Computer Engineering (CE), Computer Science (CS) or Software Engineering (SE), Information Technology, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Math, Physics, Statistics· Knowledge of basic computer science concepts, programming, Information Systems, Python and Statistical models.· Interest and willingness to travel and relocate· Strong knowledge in python , R , SQL or Machine learning preferred.  Qualifications: · Outstanding attention to detail and capacity to demonstrate continual learning· Exceptional analytical and problem-solving capabilities· Excellent deductive and inductive reasoning skills· Strong interpersonal verbal and written skills· Ability to work both individually and with team
    Entry Level Software Engineer at Tata Consultancy Services
    Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    Employer: Tata Consultancy Services Expires: 09/25/2022 Position Description :  As a Software Developer you will be trained to develop information systems by designing, developing, and installing software solutions to the world class clients we serve. A fully paid training program designed to provide you with the information and training necessary to succeed at TCS and excel at client sites. However, the learning does not stop there! TCS is committed to the continuous growth of its associates, in line with the core value of Learning & Sharing. We offer a Continuous Learning Program that spans technologies, domains, processes, and soft skills. In addition, TCS associates are encouraged to undertake certifications and accreditations in a wide range of subject areas. With clients located across the US and globe, TCS can offer great flexibility in work location, excellent career advancement, and a variety of opportunities. TCS’ mentoring, career development, and on-the-job training ensure a smooth transition into your professional life and orient you to our culture, values, vision, and mission. Requirements: B.S. in Computer Science (CS), Information Technology (IT), Information Systems (IS), Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Engineering (CE), Informatics, or Software Engineering (SE)Knowledge of basic computer science concepts, programming, and Information SystemsInterest and willingness to travel and relocatePrevious experience in Java, , C++ , C, & Python are preferred. 

    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