Category Archives: Career Services

Open for Business

 

Whether you’re a new graduate searching for your first full-time job or a seasoned professional preparing for retirement, you’ll want to check out the UI Alumni Association’s free weekly career webinar series. All you need is an Internet connection to watch experts give valuable career advice on everything from networking to negotiating a salary.

Mark your calendars now to join us…

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Takin’ Care of Business

Are you ready to launch your career, take the next steps toward a promotion, or find a new job in a different field? The University of Iowa Alumni Association offers a FREE webinar series to help you reach your career goals!

Join national experts each week online to receive valuable career tips and strategies on topics such as salary negotiation, interview…

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Need Career Advice? We Can Help!

Your UI Alumni Association membership includes access to our free weekly career Webinars, where national experts offer valuable tips and insights to help you reach your professional goals.

Here’s a list of upcoming events you can participate in from the convenience of your home computer:

“Business Relationships That Last: Five Steps to Transform Contacts” on March 16, 2016, 7-8 p.m. CDT, where…

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Save on Kaplan Test Prep

Are you or a family member gearing up for an important college admissions test? Whether it’s the ACT, SAT, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT, Kaplan can help you prepare.

UIAA members save 10 percent on Kaplan test preparation courses. For more on this and other UIAA benefits, visit wordpress.iowalum.com/membership/benefits.cfm.

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Save on Kaplan Test Prep

Are you or a family member gearing up for an important college admissions test? Whether it’s the ACT, SAT, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT, or PCAT, Kaplan can help you prepare.

UIAA members save 10 percent on Kaplan test preparation courses. For more on this and other UIAA benefits, visit wordpress.iowalum.com/membership/benefits.cfm.

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Advance Your Career

 

The UI Alumni Association invites you to attend our free weekly career Webinars, where experts offer valuable tips and insights to help you reach your professional goals.

Here’s a list of upcoming topics:

“Anticipate: The Art of Leading by Looking Ahead” on Feb. 17, 2016, 7-8 p.m. CST, where you’ll learn to see the big-picture and communicate your vision to others;
“Life Reimagined:…

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Interview Insights

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Job interviews are all about what you say. Carole Martin, The Interview Coach, will teach about the importance of the unsaid during our June career Webinar, “What You Don’t Say In An Interview Could Hold You Back.”

The event will include instruction on:

1. Skill building exercises to prepare yourself for interviews;

2. How to build a personal narrative that showcases your skills,…

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Quick Connections

This March, join the University of Iowa Alumni Association for two new career events. We’re hosting FREE virtual speed networking sessions focusing on alumni and students of color. These are opportunities for people of all ages to connect online over shared interests or career advice.

Please join us for these hourlong sessions:

-Latino/a and Native American alumni and students

(Note: Latino and Native…

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Make Your Résumé Shine

Updating a résumé is one of the most arduous parts of searching for employment. Let the University of Iowa Alumni Association’s March career Webinar, “Stuff Your Résumé with Keywords to Highlight Your Experience,” demystify the process.

Jay Block, author of “2500 Keywords to Get You Hired,” will lead the hourlong session, which begins at 7 p.m. CST on Wednesday, March 4, 2015….

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Networking Know-how

The old adage says, “It’s not what you know but who you know.” As technology makes it easier to know more people, plotting how to efficiently and purposefully make those connections requires additional thought.

Mike Fishbein, author of “How to Build an Awesome Professional Network,” will share social media strategies during our February members-only career Webinar, “Proven Strategies to Build a…

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