Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Career Center Connection

Hello Seniors!

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! It is time to celebrate your accomplishments and resilience to get to this exciting milestone!

While some of you may have solidified your plans, we realize that many may still be seeking jobs or trying to determine next steps.  The past two years have presented unique challenges that interrupted plans you may have had to gain experience, leaving you feeling a little behind.  Wherever you are with your search, the Pomerantz Career Center is here to help.  Below are selected resources we encourage you to use.  We look forward to working with you!

Senior Week 2020 May 2 - 6 C310 PC

Stop by the Pomerantz Career Center for Senior Week!
May 2-6, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM daily

Grab some snacks, have your resume, cover letter or linked profile reviewed, get a headshot for LinkedIn, tell us where you are headed next or meet with career staff who can help with “what’s my next?” questions and resources!

Job Searching? We can Help

Resources at your Fingertips

  • Handshake

    – Find and apply to jobs of interest include 32,000+ postings & 22,000+ full time jobs.  We receive 2500-3500 new postings weekly, available from employers targeting UI students!
  • Career Community Resources

    – Field specific resources, postings and career coach meetings
    • View RSS feeds from Handshake filtered to show opportunities related to specific career fields
    • Use more niche job boards and resources within the Job & Internship resources section to locate and apply to jobs of interest
    • Schedule appointment with a career coach (in person and virtual options).
  • Check out short videos below and more on Candid Careers

  • DEI for Job Seekers

    – Discover employers committed to inclusive hiring and workplace cultures and other tips and resources
    DEI for Job Seekers


  • Be Resume Ready

    – Get your resume and/or cover letter reviewed and ready to wow employers (in person and virtual options)
  • Practice interviewing with Big Interview 

    – You can review recordings with a career coach and ask other questions to help you land that offer!


  • Get Ready for Grad School

    – Explore graduate school resources (planning timelines, gap year opportunities, etc.)
  • Check out post-graduation data 

    – What do Hawkeyes do after graduation (jobs, salary ranges, grad. programs, etc.)?  

Need help with handling an offer?

If you are feeling stuck or unsure how to handle an offer, please schedule an appointment with a career coach or if urgent, call (319-335-1023) or email our office for assistance.  We’re here to equip you with the skills to negotiate difficult decisions and to find and accept employment that excites you!

Have you downloaded the Career Guide?

career guide



Download the Career Guide and find tons of other helpful resources at Careers.uiowa.edu!