Everything is different now and we have all been forced to adapt to a mostly virtual world. This can make job searching and networking extremely difficult, especially for those who are planning to graduate within the next year.
Hey Hawkeyes! The Spring Career Fair is fast-approaching. Here are the Top 5 things YOU should know about the big day:
Set up your account
Every University of Iowa student already has an account—all that you need to do is get online and activate your account! Visit https://careers.uiowa.edu/hireahawk to get started.
As we enter the new year, there are many resolutions that we aspire to happen. For example, not procrastinating until the last minute to write that 7-page paper or promising to update your resume yet you never do. However, when making these new year resolutions, I would recommend you starting with a genre. For this occasion, let’s pick, striving to improve your professional development.
Welcome back from November break Hawkeyes! The time between breaks can be a difficult, crazy, hard-to-stay motivated time. What’s even worse is thinking about that job or internship you’re looking to land, which hasn’t seemed to have found you yet.
Pomerantz Career Advisors are here to assist you as you prepare for exciting career opportunities ahead. Career Advisors can help you whether you are exploring different majors or seeking a full-time job! In just a 30-minute discussion, you will feel confident and informed.
Hey Hawkeyes! Feeling unsure about what career field to go into? Wondering what kinds of jobs would best fit you? Want to learn more about yourself? Then you should take our career assessments!
Networking, strengths, relationships, giving back to the community: these are the top four things that students that are a part of the Career Leadership Academy Family take away from the program. Career Leadership Academy (CLA) teaches students real-life communication and professional skills that students can apply to real world situations. Students are taught skills that they can apply to CLA sponsored events and group service projects that give back to the community.
Hey there, Hawkeyes!
Welcome to campus, Hawkeyes! We are officially a week into the school year, which is hard to believe since it feels like classes just let out for the summer. Whether you’re a first year student who is wondering what their next few years and majors are going to look like or a senior thinking about graduation and looking for a job, we have some tips to get your school year started with your best foot forward!
Hey Hawks! Are you receiving the opportunity to intern for a company this upcoming summer? Well… say no more, I have a few recommendations to ensure your preparation is in good condition!
Are you a LinkedIn expert? Take this quiz to find out.
True or False
1.) Your LinkedIn page should include only the material that you include on your resume.
As our workforce becomes more globalized and interconnected, gaining international experience is becoming a more desirable quality for candidates to have. Studies from the Global Employer Survey Report indicated that 64% of employers would give extra credit to applicants with international experience, and 80% said that they actively seek graduates who did internships, volunteer, or study abroad.
1. Professional Paid Internship Experience
Working at the Pomerantz Career Center is a great resume builder enhancing a number of transferable skills! This student internship allows you to get paid while gaining valuable professional experience. Additionally, hours are flexible, and we work around your student class schedule.
Every student on this campus is overwhelmed with midterms, the dying bee population and that the semester ends in three months with limited time to secure an internship, full-time job or apply for graduate school. Yet, do not fear! Your fellow Peer Advisor is here to provide the hottest tips to win over the heart of employers at our upcoming Career Fair!
All students at The University of Iowa share one main goal - to put to use all of those sleepless nights of studying, 20 page papers, and hours of reading to find that dream career we’ve all worked so hard towards. The end is near but now what? Where do you find these jobs, and how do you apply? Have no fear - HireaHawk is here! The University of Iowa not only provides you with the education to attain these positions, they give you direct access to apply for them! You just have to follow a few easy steps:
Career fairs and networking events are often viewed as ‘business majors only’ or events ‘only business majors need to go to’ but that is not the case! Company recruiters want to meet students who have vast majors, experiences, and perspectives. Sarah Staley, a University of Iowa Alum shares her success at the job fair – without having a business major. Check out below!
Herky is glad to have you all back on campus!
Santa is coming to town and a million questions are coming your way about your future career plans! To avoid looking like a cotton-headed-ninny-muggins, look at this long break as an opportunity to prepare for your career. Below are four things you can do to avoid Santa’s Naughty List and living your parents’ basement for another 20 years!
Finals week is upon us. A time when students will search extensively for study spots with a nearby outlet and will consume more caffeine than the previous 15 weeks. But have no fear! Ron Swanson will break down 5 tips to overcome the stress of finals week.
Registration season is upon us!
Feeling overwhelmed? Don’t know what to take? Don’t worry, for the Career Center is here to save the day!
You may be feeling overwhelmed when considering meeting with a Career Advisor at the Pomerantz Career Center. Who are the Career Center Advisors? What can they do for me? How do I schedule an appointment? Have no fear, Leslie Knope is here to break it down for you!