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University of Iowa News Release

Sept. 13, 2006

Pomerantz Career Center Sets Fall Job And Internship Fair

The University of Iowa's annual Fall Job and Internship Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 in the Amos Dean Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel. More than 120 employers are expected to be present with employment and internship opportunities. Students of all majors seeking full-time positions and internships are encouraged to attend. Students should bring a copy of their student ID to check in.

Sponsored by the UI's Marvin A. and Rose Lee Pomerantz Career Center, the event will host local, national and international companies and organizations such as, IBM, Wells Fargo, KFXA-TV and Ernst & Young.

"This is a great opportunity to network with potential employers about full-time or internship positions," said Angi McKie, director of marketing and public relations at the Pomerantz Career Center. She advises students to prepare for the fair like they would for an interview. "Bring copies of your resume, dress appropriately, and bring a list of questions that you have for the employers. This is a good way to jump start your career search."

Sponsors of the Fall Job and Internship Fair are Accredited Home Lenders, DHL, Hertz Local Edition, HNI Corporation, Pella Corporation, Principal Financial Group and Target. For a full list of participating employers on the Web, visit: http://www.careers.uiowa.edu/fairs.

Pomerantz Career Center provides services to students and alumni from the University of Iowa. Services available include career and major exploration, assessment tools, career advising, job and internship search resources such as UI Employment Expo, an online recruiting system. The Pomerantz Career Center hosts several career fairs annually, career education programs for students, mock interviews and many other programs and services. The office is located at C310 Pomerantz Center, on Market Street and the Cleary Walkway in Iowa City.  For more information, call 319-335-1023 or visit www.careers.uiowa.edu.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Snee, 319-384-0010, tom-snee@uiowa.edu.

PROGRAM CONTACT: Angi McKie, UI Pomerantz Career Center, 319-335-1023.

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