In The News 2014

An archive of articles and media featuring the Pomerantz Career Center.

From classroom to career - New UI courses give students the chance to intern, learn marketable skills, build portfolios, and more

June, 2014


Iowa Now

Author: Amy Mattson


A diploma wasn’t the only achievement Andrew Quillin had in hand following his May 2013 graduation from the University of Iowa. The health and human physiology major from Chariton, Iowa, also had a lucrative internship with the Iowa Cubs baseball team—an opportunity that later morphed into a full-time position as a stadium...


Clickstop named Corridor’s Coolest Place to Work

June, 2014


Corridor Business Journal (CBJ)

Author: Dave DeWitte


Clickstop was the big winner at the Corridor Business Journal’s second-annual Coolest Places to Work Awards breakfast, held at the Cedar Rapids Marriott on June 17.

The operator of U.S. Cargo Control and seven other online stores impressed the judges at The Skywalk Group for the second year in a row. It had...

Working It - Pomerantz Career Center helps liberal arts and sciences students market their skills

April, 2014


Iowa Now

Author: CLAS Communications


Just because the job didn’t exist wasn’t going to stop Sophie Amado from working at the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust.

Amado, a University of Iowa English major, wanted to intern as a writer at the Chicago-based trust, where she had previously volunteered as a tour guide. But the trust had no such position, and in...


Spring Career Fair Expects 155 Employers

February, 2014


Iowa Now

Author: University Communications and Marketing


The University of Iowa’s Spring Job and Internship Fair will be held Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Main Lounge and Second Floor Ballroom of the Iowa Memorial Union. An expected 155 employers will attend, in search of employment and internship opportunities.

A new app for smart phones...


Iowa Jobs for Iowa Students

January, 2014


Iowa Now

Author: Rachel Nolan


It’s just winter, but University of Iowa student Linsey Strittmater already has her summer job lined up. It’s not lifeguarding, nor is it waiting tables. Strittmater has an internship that could advance her professional career.

“I have been planning on attending a career fair since I was a freshman," Strittmater says. “The...