Exploring Careers in Biosciences Networking Night

Exploring Careers in the Biosciences

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6 pm to 7:30 pm, Second Floor Ballroom - Iowa Memorial Union

*Business casual attire suggested. Light appetizers and beverages provided.

*Evening Agenda:

  • 5:45-6 pm: Check-in (Second Floor Ballroom lobby, IMU)
  • 6 - 6:30 pm: Welcome & Keynote Speaker: PDF iconSue MacIntosh, UI Alumna
  • 6:30 pm: Employer Introductions
  • 6:30- 7:30 pm: Networking 


  • Students will Explore + Connect with:
    • Biosciences companies
    • Internship/full-time positions
    • Graduate and service programs  
    • Research and volunteer opportunities
  • Students do not need to register in advance for this event.
  • Attend a Networking Prep Session
    Read more about Networking
    How do I network?  What do I say to employers?  If you’re planning to attend the Exploring Careers in Biosciences networking event, you might have several questions on what to do and what to say. Attend the prep session prior to the event: Thursday, Sept. 13, 5:30 - 6 pm (check-in at the second floor ballroom lobby)
  • Update Your Resume and talk with a Peer or a Career Advisor - our walk-in hours are M-F, 10 am -3 pm, C310 Pomerantz Center (when classes are in session)
  • Employer Participants - HireaHawk Student Preview 
  • Bring copies of your resume and Dress for Success!



  • Register Here - (make sure you are logged into your HireaHawk employer account before opening the link). Or, you can log into your employer account and click on Fairs on the left and then select University of Iowa and the fair you would like to register for. 
    If you don't have a current HireaHawk powered by Handshake account, create one here.
  • Employers and organizations will connect with undergraduates representing the Biosciences (including students majoring in Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Health & Human Physiology, and Microbiology).
  • Employer Participants - HireaHawk Employer Preview
  • PDF iconParking Map
  • FileAccommodations

Questions? Email Joanna Halsch

This event is sponsored by:

  • Pomerantz Career Center

  • Department of Biology

  • Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank (DSHB)

  • Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing

  • Department of Political Science

  • Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Department of Health & Human Physiology

  • Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences