In The News 2014

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

UI Gives Suits to Future Job Seekers

November, 2014

Author: Forrest Saunders



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

June, 2014

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 operations manager.


Clickstop named Corridor’s Coolest Place to Work

June, 2014

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 won the mid-size company category in...

College grads staying in state borders

May, 2014

Author: Katie Huinker


College graduates everywhere are nose deep in newspapers and the internet searching for jobs.

While some may leave the state, one goal of administrators everywhere is to keep Iowa students in Iowa.

Anamaria Canchola graduates next year and hopes to find a job in the state.

“Like I said, I came from a bigger city so when I...


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

April, 2014

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 fact had never...


Spring Career Fair Expects 155 Employers

February, 2014

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 and tablets has...


Iowa Jobs for Iowa Students

January, 2014

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 university brings in a...