Career Buzz March 2015

careerBUZZ: 5 Ways Student Organizations Help Your Career

Posted March 26, 2015

Student organizations are a great way to get involved in the University of Iowa community, while also meeting lifelong friends at the same time. But, have you ever thought of all different job skills you can learn from a student organization? Most employers look for an active and involved student when hiring a new employee. Here are five ways you can become more employable from your exciting student org involvement on campus!

1. Strengthening your social skills

careerBUZZ: 7 Unique Ways to Spend Spring Break

Posted March 10, 2015

Whether you’re on a tight budget, saving-money, wanting some lazy time at home, or just want to keep yourself from going stir-crazy all break here are some options to occupy your time, not your money:

 

1. Go on an Alternative Spring Break

careerBUZZ: Finding the Right Fit at an Organization

Posted March 03, 2015

For my job at Pomerantz Career Center, I have probably been in over 1,000 corporate headquarters during the past 10 years.  Each one is unique and each one conveys a good deal about the corporate culture.  It is important to pay attention to this when you are interviewing for a position so you will better understand what you are getting into and if the “fit” is good.  Let’s start first with the way people treat you or react to you when you visit.