Fall 2019 Job & Internship Fair

September 26, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
IMU - Main Lounge | 2nd Floor Ballroom
Pomerantz Career Center

Why go to the Career Fair?  The 2019 Fall Job and Internship Fair is a great way to network with organizations from all over the nation- this event is not just for Seniors! Whether you are looking for an internship or a full-time position, there will be plenty of employers looking for candidates just like you.  Bring your UI Student ID card to sign in, resume and dress your best.   **Note: The Fair is open to all majors and is free of charge.**  For more information, please visit our website at https://careers.uiowa.edu/fall-job-internship-fair  


*Employer/Organization highlights:    There will be over 170 organizations at the Fair this Fall     |     117 organizations are looking for interns!     |     142 organizations have full-time opportunities

*Top Ways to Prepare For the Fair:

  1. Update your resume during walk-in hours M-F - 10 am-3 pm in C310 Pomerantz Center Or upload your resume to https://careers.uiowa.edu/form/online-resume-review-optin to have it reviewed online
  2. Download the Career Fair Plus App to see which employers are coming, and where they will be located and/or research employers attending on HireaHawk.com under “Events” to see more about  their jobs/internship postings
  3. Attend a Do’s, Don’ts and Donuts For Preparing for the Career Fair session (dates/times below)! Or check out our Prepare for the Fair video at  https://youtu.be/5yK2_l-7z_c 
  4. Update your major and resume in your Handshake account for an accurate nametag with your major listed
  5. Before (or after the fair), sign up for a Mock Interview on Handshake – this is a great way to practice interviewing with employer volunteers. See more info below…


*First time attending the fair? Join us for a Tour of the Fair at 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 or 2:30! Tours leave from the Iowa Theatre, IMU


*Do’s, Don’ts and Donuts: Prepare for the Fair Session Dates/Times:  Attend one of these 20-minute sessions to learn how to prepare and what to expect at a career fair to maximize your visit with employers.

  • Tuesday, September 24 from 9:30-10am & 3-3:30pm @ C310 Pomerantz Center
  • Wednesday, September 25 from 9:30-10am & 3-3:30pm @ C310 Pomerantz Center

AND if you can’t join us in person:  Facebook Live session  - Wednesday, September 25 from 9-9:20am


**For a full list of organizations, visit Handshake under “Events” to research employers attending or download the Career Fair Plus App where you can filter by many things including major, location, position type, etc.




Mock Interviews:
Great way to prepare for the fair or your upcoming interview is by doing a Mock Interview. To sign up, in Handshake, click on Jobs and search for Mock in search bar:
Upcoming Mocks:


September 19th -  Techtronic Industries, Transamerica (Actuarial) and Leepfrog Technologies, Inc. (IT)                                                                                       

September 23rd -  The HON Company and Emerson

September 24th -  Principal Financial Group (Actuarial) and Robert Half     

Many more are scheduled for October…



Suit Up offered by JC Penney – Sunday, September 15th from 6-9 p.m. at Coral Ridge Mall - Get ready to dress your best for the fair, an upcoming interview or class presentation:  

This is an event sponsored by JC Penney that open exclusively to students at the University of Iowa to purchase career dress/casual apparel at up to 60% off. Transportation is available by shuttle bus that will be at the IMU beginning at 5:30 pm and returning at 8:30 and 9:30 pm. Please bring your Student ID for admission into the store >> More information on Handshake under Events, where you can also RSVP. Students and others wishing to volunteer to assist in the event (and to receive a store coupon for up to 60% off of selected merchandise) may go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B054DA4A62FA02-jcpenney to sign up.