Pomerantz Career Center Partnership Opportunities

There are multiple opportunities for your organization to help build your brand on campus while also helping to create meaningful experiences for UI students.

CAREER LEADERSHIP ACADEMY EVENT SPONSORSHIP                                            $1,000-3,000 per semester

This opportunity provides you with greater exposure to Career Leadership Academy participants.  Each semester the Academy offers two events as part of the curriculum.  These include Career Prep Night (100 students) and Kaleidoscope (200+ students). High achieving students from all different majors attend these events to practice networking, professionalism, and explore the skills, knowledge and abilities that employers are looking for. Your sponsorship offers the following benefits:

  • Company logos prominently displayed at each event and on CLA webpage
  • Opportunity for recruiters from your company to attend and participate in the events
  • Five minute sponsor message delivered at the event
  • Note: There is 1 sponsorship opportunity per semester

Deadline: July 31 for Fall Events and November 30 for Spring Events
 

CAREER CAFE SPONSORSHIP                                                                                               $1,500 per semester

This opportunity provides you with continuous exposure to students (3,000+ per semester) visiting the Pomerantz Career Center. Sponsorship will go toward supplies for students to enjoy coffee, tea or cocoa as they visit the center for work on their job search, resume and cover letter or meet with an advisor. Your sponsorship offers the following benefits:

  • Your logo prominently displayed in the Career Cafe
  • Potential to provide cups or sleeves with your logo or other marketing materials
  • Note: There is 1 sponsorship opportunity per semester

 Deadline:  Ongoing

 

HOST A CAREER TREK                                                                                                             $500-$1,500 (possible in-kind)

Career Treks are a career exploration initiative that allows students to travel to various cities in order to gain insight into career fields of interest. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure among the student body, market your internship and full-time job opportunities, and educate students on your hiring process and timeline. Sponsor a trip for a group of University of Iowa students to visit your city, tour your office space, learn about your organization and network with your professionals. Your sponsorship offers the following benefits:

  • Company logos and information prominently incorporated in all promotional materials and on the event webpage
  • Opportunity for you to showcase your office space and educate interested students on the benefits of working at your organization, available opportunities, and your hiring process/timeline
  • Opportunity to engage 20+ students through interactive activities, speaker series and networking/recruiting sessions with team members and alumni
  • Note: There is 1 sponsorship opportunity per semester

 Deadline/Timing:  Ongoing

 

DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION EVENT                                                                     $1,500

This opportunity provides you with greater exposure to students participating in the event. Traditionally hosted in the spring semester, the Pomerantz Career Center invites students from all backgrounds and employers that are committed to inclusion in the workplace. This event has historically given students (50-115), the opportunity to practice networking and build meaningful relationships in a more intimate environment than a large career fair. Your sponsorship offers the following benefits:

  • Company logos prominently displayed on the event webpage
  • Opportunity for recruiters/team members from your organization to attend and participate in the event
  • Five minute sponsor message delivered at the event
  • Note: There is 1 sponsorship opportunity

  Deadline:  November 30

 

Black and Gold Partner Registration at Fall or Spring Job and Internship Fair        $1,500 each

This opportunity provides you with greater exposure to students on the Iowa campus prior to and at the Job and Internship Fairs – the University’s largest Career Fairs of the year. In addition to complementary parking and lunch for all representatives, your organization will receive the following benefits:

  • Premier table location in first floor ballroom of Iowa Memorial Union with piping and draping
  • Your employer profile/opportunities/logo promoted extra ways in our Career Fair Plus mobile app  
  • Your logo and a link to your organization on the Pomerantz Career Center website
  • Premiere interview location for the day after the fair
  • Social media marketing and promotion of the organization via Pomerantz Career Center social media accounts

Deadline: July 31 (fall fair) & December 31 (Spring Fair)

 

Career Guide Advertising                                                                                                            $350 to $1,800

The Pomerantz Career Center Career Guide is a 64 page (approximately) printed career resource guide for students and alumni, filled with tips, samples and information to assist in career planning. The Career Guide is distributed to 5,000+ students and alumni throughout the year and is also available online. Multiple advertising spots are available in the guide.The primary audience for the guide is College of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences undergraduate students. Advertising rates are listed below:

  • $350 -- Black and white, 1/4 page ad—3.75”w x 5”h
  • $650 --Black and white, 1/2 page ad—7.5”w x 5”h
  • $1,250 --Black and white, full page ad— 7.5”w x 10”h
  • $1,800 --Full color, full page ad—7.5”w x 10”h (3 available—inside back cover, inside front cover, back cover)

 Deadline:  Mid-June


For questions or interest in these opportunities, please contact Allan Boettger, Senior Director, Corporate and Community Outreach at allan-boettger@uiowa.edu or Angi Mckie, Assistant Provost and Executive Director at angi-mckie@uiowa.edu.