Student Services

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Graduate business students have access to a variety of career management resources, customized career counseling , career development workshops, and connections with recruiters.

Big Interview

Interview information and guides, mock interviews, and feedback on your interview performance.

CareerShift

CareerShift is an online job search tool that helps students locate jobs, research companies, and network with professionals in fields that match your personal career goals.

CareerLeader

CareerLeader is a business career self-assessment program. It provides a robust analysis of students’ interests, skills and motivators, and then matches them to specific career paths and cultures that are likely to be the best fit.   To sign in, use the information supplied by Business Graduate Services.

E-Verify Program

This site offers a vast amount of information about the E-Verify Program and the ability search which employers participate. Student pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) are eligible to extend their Optional Practical Training (OPT) from 12 months to 29 months if they are working for a company who participates in the E-Verify Program.

GradLeaders

GradLeaders software platforms match high-performing MBA talent with high-quality employment opportunities by connecting top MBA programs, job-seeking MBA students and alumni, and the world’s leading employers.   2015 – 2016 candidates may login on this portal.

MBA Candidates login HERE

Specialty Masters Candidates login HERE

GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal is an employer database containing country-specific career and employment information serving international students, in particular.

12Twenty “Care” – Cy Analytics Recruiting Employment

12Twenty is a career services management system which allows students to access outcomes data including salary history and national trends.

Our graduate business career services staff is available to work with you one-on-one helping you to create and execute a search strategy, craft your resume and cover letters, prepare for career fairs and job interviews, improve your networking skills, and successfully negotiate offers.

First-year MBA students enroll in two professional skills development courses. The fall course includes a series of career-related workshops designed to equip you with the tools necessary to develop and implement a successful internship and career search.  The spring course includes executive speakers, company visits, and skills development seminars designed to create networking opportunities.

Students in the specialized master’s programs in business are offered similar career development workshops arranged by our graduate business career services staff.

CyHire

CyHire is an online career management system that connects you to Iowa State University recruiters and to job opportunities.

Career Fairs

The Iowa State University Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair is held every fall and spring semester in Hilton Coliseum. The two career fairs enable you to connect with nearly 200 employers and to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships and full-time positions.

Recruiter Visits

Graduate business students are invited to attend company presentations from corporate recruiters scheduled throughout the year.

Career Treks

Graduate business students “trek”  to major U.S. cities connecting with prominent companies. In Fall 2015, for example, students trekked to Chicago to attend the National Society of Hispanic MBAs Conference and Career Expo.

Bankrate Cost of Living Calculator

Compare job offers in different cities

Purple Squirrel

Alumni career networking platform for Iowa State graduate business students and alums of our graduate business programs.