Exploring Careers in Life & Health Sciences

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - IN PERSON & VIRTUAL NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

VIRTUAL NETWORKING: 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Handshake Networking Event

IN PERSON NETWORKING: 4:00 - 6:00 pm, Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union

INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS & ALUMS

  • Students will Explore + Connect with:
    • Life science & health science companies
    • Internship/full-time positions
    • Graduate and service programs  
    • Research and volunteer opportunities
  • What to do NOW?  Register in Handshake for in person fair OR virtual fair OR BOTH! They are listed as two separate fairs in Handshake because different employers can/will attend one or the other (or also both!)

VIRTUAL NETWORKING INFO (1 - 3 pm): Pre-schedule 1:1 or group sessions with employers you’re interested in or join an open session the day of the event. Students can still attend if you don't pre-schedule. Register in Handshake here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/25052/student_preview

IN PERSON NETWORKING INFO (4 - 6 pm):

  • Attend a networking tips session prior: 3:30   - 4:00 pm - Academics Room, IMU
  • Register in Handshake to stay up to date with changes/list of employers: https://app.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/24990/student_preview
  • Check-in at Second Floor Ballroom Lobby in Iowa Memorial Union
  • Bring your Student ID, copies of your resume and Dress for Success! *If you are in need of free professional attire, please visit the Clothing Closet at Iowa, 213 Iowa Memorial Union
  • Parking will be busy this day. IMU Ramp and North Ramp might be full - build in extra time for parking.

Additional information: 

Update Your Resume and talk with a Peer or a Career Advisor - connect virtually and schedule an appointment on MYUI. 

Alums - go here to get a Handshake account to participate! Current students - you will already have a Handshake account even if you have not accessed yet - click here to activate and/or login. 

Employers & Organizations Registered: coming soon

INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS

  • REGISTRATION:  You can register for IN PERSON event from 1-3 pm or VIRTUAL event from 4-6 pm. Each networking opportunity is free to attend. If you are registering both events, you are welcome to reserve a space in the Pomerantz Career Center for virtual portion.

IN PERSON EVENT INFO (4 - 6 pm):

  • Location: Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union

    Parking / Directions

  • Employers and organizations will connect with undergraduates representing the life sciences (including students majoring in Biology, Public Health, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Health & Human Physiology, Neuroscience, Biomedical Sciences and Microbiology).

VIRTUAL EVENT INFO (1-3 pm)

Questions? Email Joanna Halsch

This event is sponsored by:

  • Pomerantz Career Center

  • Department of Biology

  • Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Department of Chemistry

  • College of Public Health

  • Department of Health & Human Physiology

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa events. If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Pomerantz Career Center, (319) 335-1023.