Alumni Career and Professional Development Resources


Once a Hawkeye, Always a Hawkeye. As a University of Iowa graduate, you are part of a network of many proud alumni. On this web page you’ll find information to help connect you with other Hawkeyes, in addition to resources to help advance your career and further your education at Iowa.

Pomerantz Career Center

The University of Iowa’s Pomerantz Career Center helps Hawkeyes become leaders in their career and community. Browse the Pomerantz Career Center site for professional resources, including Big Interview, a platform that allows you to learn and practice interview skills ahead of your next big interview. Alumni within one year of graduation are eligible for career advising.

Job Opportunities

Hire a Hawkeye! Post or browse job opportunities through Handshake, an online recruiting tool that connects Iowa alumni who are hiring and seeking jobs.

Mentorship Opportunities

The Mentoring@Iowa website shares mentoring programs available on campus and provides resources to help mentors and mentees make the most out of the mentorship experience. It is also meant to promote a transparent and intentional culture of mentoring in which mentors and mentees enrich each others’ professional and personal experiences, whether at the University of Iowa or beyond.

Network on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great tool for searching job opportunities, growing your professional network, and connecting with fellow Hawkeye alumni.

Graduate and Professional Programs

The University of Iowa offers graduate and continuing education programs to help you advance your career and reach your next professional milestone.

Get Involved

University of Iowa alumni are located all over the world. Reconnect with classmates or find Hawkeyes to help grow an alumni network near you.

  • Attend an Event

    Attend a virtual event or see when the university may be coming to a city near you.

  • Find a Regional Iowa Club

    Iowa alumni and friends have welcoming networks in cities across the globe. Get involved in game watches, volunteer opportunities, and more.

  • Join an Alumni Affinity Group

    Iowa graduates with shared connections are invited to join an alumni affinity group. Some of these organizations are an extension of student activities, while others connect alumni with shared experiences and identities like race, culture, sexual orientation, or military service.

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Longtime supporters Marvin and Rose Lee Pomerantz made a transformative impact at the University of Iowa. Marvin and Rose Lee Pomerantz Marvin A. Pomerantz (52BSC, 07LHD) helped his father?s business throughout college and still earned a commerce degree from the University of Iowa in less than four years. The son of Polish immigrants, Pomerantz demonstrated his business prowess by successfully establishing three companies: the Mid-America Group, of which he was chairman and CEO; the Great Plains Bag Corporation; and the Gaylord Container Corporation. His professional career included executive positions with the Continental Group and International Harvester. Among his many civic duties, Pomerantz served as a member of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, and on the boards of both the University of Iowa Foundation and the UI Henry B. Tippie College of Business. He received the Hancher-Finkbine Alumni Medallion and was inducted into the Iowa Business Hall of Fame and the prestigious Horatio Alger Society. Pomerantz and his wife, Rose Lee, were community leaders and philanthropists who provided longtime support to the university. Their generous gift for the Pomerantz Career Center?and the facility?s Marvin A. and Rose Lee Pomerantz Career Services Program?transformed the future for generations of UI students and alumni. In addition, the Pomerantz family also has supported the Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library, the Pomerantz Family Pavilion at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, the College of Public Health, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Hancher Auditorium, Hawkeye athletics, and the UI Stanley Museum of Art, among other areas across campus.

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