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FALL 1999-00
Volume 43, Number 1

IN THIS ISSUE

Language Courses Open Advantages of Global World

Faith on Campus: Leaving for College, Not Leaving the Fold

New Coaches, Season Ticket Plan: Highlights for Iowa's Teams

Loans, Grants Available for Students Hurt by Farm Economy

Interns and Employers: Try Out a Future Relationship

Career Resources on Campus

For Iowa's Job-Hunting Seniors, the Magic Word is Experience

Measuring the Past

1st Year: A Time of Discovery for Students

Parent Times Briefs

University Calendar


Career Resources on Campus

Business and Liberal Arts Placement Office:

  • Friday walk-in hours or appointments

  • Seminars/workshops

  • Résumés and cover letter preparation

  • Mock interviews

  • Networking plan development

  • Registration for campus interview

  • Job fair

  • Electronic résumé referrals

  • Job listings, in office and on JOBTRAK

  • Library of employer literature and videos

  • List of employer web pages on Internet

  • Résumé database on web without name, address, or phone. Interested employers contact the Business and Liberal Arts Placement Office to set up contact.

  • Virtual career fair, based on desired career, area, or geography

  • Business College library

Career Development Service

  • The Iowa Advantage

  • Internship lists

  • Mock interviews

  • Portfolio development

  • Assistance with job shadowing

  • Career & major research

  • Personal career assessments

  • Summer employment fair

  • Electronic résumé referral

  • Thursday afternoon drop-in hours

  • Career advising for undergraduates, graduate students, and career changers

On-line Resources

JOBTRAK and dozens of links to Iowa employment sites at: http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/placemnt/libarts/Student/jobs.html

Links to profession-specific sites:
http://www.biz.uiowa.edu/placemnt/

Career Development Services:
www.uiowa.edu/~careers

Educational Placement office
http://www.uiowa.edu/~edplace/EmpRes/

Engineering Career Services
http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/~carsvcs/students/index.html

A job-seekers’ complete list of resources
http://www.engineering.uiowa.edu/~carsvcs/links/Job_search_resouces.html

The Riley Guide, a comprehensive site published by Drake, Beam, Morin
www.rileyguide.com

Job Hunter’s Bible
www.jobhuntersbible.com

The Monster Board
www.monster.com

Job Direct, a service only for college students or recent graduates:
www.jobdirect.com

   
 

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