How to Polish Your Online Presence Before Searching for a Job

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To show recruiters that you’re the right match for the job, you need the right kind of online presence. Here’s how to make it shine.

To show recruiters that you’re the right match for the job, it’s true that you …

By Kelli Delfosse
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Now’s the Time to Register Spring Co-ops

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If you have secured a Spring 2018 engineering internship or co-op, you need to register your experience with the college to have it documented on your transcript. This will also ensure you stay a registered student at the University for …

By Kelli Delfosse
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Navigating Job Offer Timelines

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Applying for jobs can be an exhilarating process. There are a multitude of companies to choose from and each position has different responsibilities that suit your unique skills. Of course, being a stellar job applicant involves applying to many different …

By Stephen Kruse
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Featured Resource: Zip Recruiter

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I am a senior at the University of Iowa majoring in job seeking… at least that’s what it feels like sometimes. In hopes of landing a job for post-graduation, I have been utilizing many resources to help in my job …

By Emma Menich
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Grad School Application Timeline

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Follow this general timeline to keep yourself on track. Time frames are approximate so be sure to check the deadlines for your schools of interest and adjust accordingly.

JUNIOR YEAR (FALL)

Many graduate schools look at applicants’ grades from the …

By Emma Menich
Emma Menich Professional Development Peer Advisor Emma Menich
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7 Reasons to Regularly Conduct Informational Interviews

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When I was in engineering college I missed a huge opportunity. Being a bit quiet, bookish, and shy, I rarely reached out to working professionals for career guidance or advice of any kind. Honestly, the idea never even occurred to …

By Rob Pohren
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40 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

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Congratulations! You’ve made it through the most difficult part of the job hunt. All the job applications, interview rounds, and thank-you notes have paid off! Now, it might be tempting to jump right in and accept a job offer, but …

By Emma Menich
Emma Menich Professional Development Peer Advisor Emma Menich
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10 Types of Interviews (and How to Ace Them)

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Interviews come in all shapes and sizes: Sometimes you’re with one interviewer, others you’re with five. Maybe you’ll be asked to lunch, expected to solve a problem, or invited to a Skype interview.

But no matter what the format, we’ll …

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How to Rock the Career Fair and Make Recruiters Love You

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Career fairs are a freaking gold-mine of networking opportunities, and they are easily the best place to look if you’re seeking an internship or job with a larger company. However, you can’t just waltz willy-nilly in to a career fair. Not …

By Kelli Delfosse
Kelli Delfosse Director, Engineering Professional Development Kelli Delfosse
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Why You Should Attend the John Deere Day and Student Org Fair!

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The 5th Annual John Deere Day and Student Organization Fair has arrived! From 2:30 to 4:30 PM on Thursday, September 14th you will be able to talk with student org representatives and John Deere alums, while enjoying some free ice …

By Abbey Hunt
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