Mentor A Hawkeye Student

University of Iowa alumni and friends can give back by mentoring and providing internship and practicum experience to current students.

Are you a professional with an opportunity that would be valuable to a current Iowa student? Would you like to mentor a Hawkeye? Reach out to the university contact in your field to discuss the possibilities.

Business, undergraduate level: internships

Barb Thomas, Executive Director, Communication, Alumni and External Relations

Business, graduate level: internships

Cindy Meis, Director, MBA Career Management, Specialized Masters

Dentistry: dental practice opportunities

Amanda Shoemaker, Director of Alumni Relations and Continuing Education

Journalism and Mass Communications: internships and mentorships

David Ryfe, Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Law: internships and mentorships

Pamela Funke, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations

Pharmacy: mentors for first-year Doctor of Pharmacy students

Kayla Sanders, Constituent Relations

Public Health: internships and mentorships

Tara McKee, Alumni and Constituent Relations Coordinator

If you do not see an area that suits your career opportunity, visit the Pomerantz Career Center website to learn how you can recruit and hire current Hawkeyes for internships, micro-internships, and/or employment following graduation.

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