Webinars

Recruiting IT @ Iowa (2017)
Branding On Campus 101 (2017)
Internship Challenges: Addressing the Red Flags (2017)
HireaHawk Tutorial - For Employers Recruiting for Internship and Full-Time Positions (2017)
HireaHawk Tutorial - For Employers Recruiting for Student Employment Positions (2016)
Internship Best Practices (2016)
Generations @ Work, from Boomers to Zoomers (Gen Z!) (2017)


Recruiting IT @ Iowa

PRESENTERS
Crystal Stockdale, Director, Employer Engagement and Kelli Delfosse, Director, Engineering Professional Development

DESCRIPTION
Are you in need of a programmer or app developer? Did your senior leader say they needed students with more data analytics skills? Are you struggling to find enough candidates to fill your IT-related openings? If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, you are not alone! We have found that in the last few years our most highly sought after students are in our IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Analytics majors.
This session will discuss tips for hiring IT talent from the University of Iowa. We will provide an overview of the majors and programs we have at Iowa and program numbers in order for you to learn the size of the candidate pool. We will discuss strategies for connecting with IT students at Iowa. Discussion will include low cost basic strategies as well as examples from top recruiting organizations. Presenters will share what has worked well for other organizations and provide insight from a campus-wide perspective.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of the presentation participants will be able to…
• Articulate the IT majors, minors, and certificate programs offered at Iowa
• Know more about number of students in these programs as well as where to find other demographic information
• Articulate at least 2 new ideas for building relationships on campus
• Create 1 or 2 new contacts to use as a resource when developing their campus recruitment strategy or employer relations outreach
 

Branding On Campus 101

PRESENTERS
Sara Burden, Senior Associate Director, Employer Engagement and Joanna Halsch, Associate Director, Events

AUDIENCE
This webinar is tailored towards employers hiring interns or full-time candidates

DESCRIPTION
Are you recruiting on campus but not getting the results you are looking for? Are you interested in creating a career center and employer partnership that produces a great talent pipeline? Is there a niche of students that you can’t seem to find on campus?

This session will discuss tips for building relationships at The University of Iowa in order to hire top talent. We will discuss strategies for building your brand on campus through utilization of a variety of techniques, both traditional and out of the box. Discussion will include low cost basic strategies as well as examples from top recruiting organizations. Presenters will present on what has worked for organizations they consult and provide insight from campus.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the end of the presentation participants will be able to…
• Review the basics in developing a brand on campus
• Articulate at least 2 new ideas for building relationships on campus
• Create 1 or 2 new contacts to use as a resource when developing their campus recruitment strategy or employer relations outreach


Internship Challenges: Addressing the Red Flags

PRESENTERS
Lindsay Adolphs, Associate Director, Employer Engagement-Internships and Jennifer Noyce, Experiential Education Manager

AUDIENCE
New and experienced internship supervisors

DESCRIPTION
Join staff from the University of Iowa to discuss trouble shooting for internships from the employer, intern, and career professionals’ perspective. Scenarios include legalities, ethics, project challenges, and workplace culture. The audience will walk away with solutions and knowledge to coach employers and interns.

LEARNING OUTCOMES
At the end of this webinar participants will be able to. . . .
• Summarize typical challenges within internships or coops
• Analyze solutions and best practices to help with future decision making & problem solving

 

HireaHawk Tutorial - For Employers Recruiting for Internship and Full-Time Positions

PRESENTERS
Sherry Rhinehart - Senior Specialist, Web & Online Services
Sara Burden - Senior Associate Director, Employer Engagement


AUDIENCE
Employers recruiting for full-time & internships. 

DESCRIPTION
In this presentation we will provide an overview of the new employer interface as well as some tips and tricks for using the system. We will introduce new training materials and tutorials as well as provide contacts and resources for questions.

 

HireaHawk Tutorial - For Employers Recruiting for Student Employment Positions

PRESENTERS
Josh Frahm - Student Employment Office
Cindy Seyfer - Student Employment Office 

AUDIENCE
Employers recruiting for student employment positions. 

DESCRIPTION
In this presentation we will provide an overview of the new employer interface as well as some tips and tricks for using the system. We will introduce new training materials and tutorials as well as provide contacts and resources for questions.

 

Internship Best Practices

PRESENTERS
Allan Boettger, Senior Director Corporate and Community Outreach and Jennifer Noyce, Experiential Education Manager with special guests

AUDIENCE
New and experienced internship supervisors

DESCRIPTION
Would you like to enhance the experience of your student interns?

During this webinar, participants will learn the importance of strong internship programs. We will cover setting your student up to succeed, holding them accountable an d additional best practices. This session will conclude with tips from current internship supervisors as well as their challenges and successes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the end of the presentation participants will be able to…
• Identify the value of hosting an intern
• Understand the importance of learning objectives, orientation and evaluations
• Walk away with examples of easily implemented ideas for students
• Improve strategies for supervising interns

 

Generations @ Work, from Boomers to Zoomers (Gen Z!)

PRESENTERS
Presenters – Matt Augeri, Assistant Director Career Leadership Academy and Allan Boettger, Senior Director, Corporate & Community Outreach

DESCRIPTION
Who are our students today? Those born between 1995 and 2010 will be graduating from college with different interests and skill sets then their millennial predecessors. Learn what you can do to best recruit and support the next generation to enter the workforce.