The University of Iowa Pomerantz Career Center can help you find an internship, sign-up for credit, and offers courses and training in career-readiness.
Monday, April 8, 2024
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Did you know that the University of Iowa Pomerantz Career Center has more than 4,500 paid summer internships currently posted on Handshake? 

Don’t miss out. Now is a great time to polish up your resume and apply for opportunities! To browse postings in Handshake, click on jobs, then filters and select "internship" under job type and "paid" under compensation using the term summer. If you need help, stop by the career center for peer advising drop-in hours that are available Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Do you have an internship this summer or fall?

It’s time to talk to your academic advisor about internship course registration. Don’t wait. Late registration fees for summer begin June 24. Learn more about your options and steps for registering. 

If you’ve already landed a summer internship with a non-profit or government organization, you may be eligible for a Hawkeye Experience Grant, which allows students to apply for up to $4,000 to help defray the cost of a summer experience. Internships abroad, research, creative, and community engagement experiences may also be eligible. Applications are due on April 17. View a recorded info session to learn more. 

Be a career-ready bystander 

Prepare for your internship by completing harassment prevention training. Enroll now

What is it?

  • Free training via ICON
  • 90 minutes total, in 4 sections
  • Convenient option to learn about dealing with sexual harassment in the workplace


  • Make your workplace safe for you and your colleagues
  • Learn about resources for UI students
  • Be prepared for your career
  • Add to your resume 

Career Center academic courses

The Career Center offers a variety of 1, 2, and 3 s.h. courses to develop your career and leadership skills. Search course subjects “CCP” and “LS” on MyUI when creating your schedule for fall 2024. 

Interested in building your leadership skills and knowledge? Be sure to check out the following Career Center course offerings for fall 2024:

 Did you know you can pursue a Certificate in Leadership Studies? Check it out!  

 Are you exploring majors and careers? Might as well get credit for it and learn how to make a plan that involves what’s best for you and your future! Both in-person and online options available. 

  • CCP:1300:0001 
    Major and Career Explorations
    Aug. 28 – Oct. 9, 2024
    2:30 – 4:20 p.m. on Wednesdays
    211 EPB
  • CCP:1300:0EXT
    Major and Career Explorations
    Aug. 26 – Oct. 11, 2024
    Arranged time, asynchronous online

The center also has sections that start in the second half of the semester. Please search for CCP:1300 on MyUI for more information. 

Third and fourth year undergraduate students who would like to enroll should email Lisa McKirgan at to request special permission.

About the Pomerantz Career Center 

The centers' team of career coaches and peer advisors are eager to assist as you explore and prepare for exciting career opportunities ahead, whether it's student employment, internships, post-grad jobs, or grad school. It's never too early to get started! To learn more about the services offered by the Pomerantz Career Center, visit