Classroom to Careers: Virtual Career Fair Tips with Lexi

LAS Career Services Student Communications Specialist, Zach Hamilton, is giving you some insider knowledge on the upcoming People to People and Business, Industry & Technology Virtual Career Fairs. Take a look at this great Q&A he had with LAS Career Services Coordinator and Virtual Career Fair Adviser, Lexi Elliott! When are this year’s virtual career … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: Virtual Career Fair Tips with Lexi

Classroom to Careers: The Importance of Virtual Networking – Three Steps to Get Started

The Importance of Virtual Networking – Three Steps to Get Started   While there have been a lot of parts about a job or internship search that has changed, one thing has stayed the same – the importance of networking!   Networking is an invaluable piece of your professional development puzzle. While we may not be able to … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: The Importance of Virtual Networking – Three Steps to Get Started

Classroom to Careers: Three things to NEVER do while networking

Three things to NEVER do while networking  Creating relationships is vital as you move into the professional world, but networking can be a bit intimidating at the beginning. It’s hard to know where to start, who to talk to, or even what to say.    Whatever’s holding you back, Take a look at these three things you should … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: Three things to NEVER do while networking

Classroom to Careers: Welcome to LAS Connect! – How can this new resource help you connect?

How can this new resource help you network? – Kerrigan’s LAS Connect Experience   Building connections isn’t always easy, especially with the current state of the world, but it isn’t impossible. With time, effort, and, some help from LAS connect, I was able to expand my network within a few short days.   I wasn’t sure what to expect as … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: Welcome to LAS Connect! – How can this new resource help you connect?

Meet Tessa! Career Education Coordinator and LAS 203 Instructor – Welcome!

As we welcome the new academic year, here at LAS Career Services we are also welcoming a new team member. Meet Tessa Brow, Career Education Coordinator and LAS 203 Instructor. Tessa is from Council Bluffs, IA and is an Iowa State Alum! She got her undergraduate degree in Math and English with a minor in … Continue reading Meet Tessa! Career Education Coordinator and LAS 203 Instructor – Welcome!

Classroom to Careers: Internship Spotlight: Ashlan Simpson

Name: Ashlan Simpson Major: Statistics and Economics with a minor in Data Science Year: Sophomore Internship Job Title: Data Research Analyst & Special Interests Groups Researcher Internship Employer: Kingland & Votesmart   Sophomore Ashlan Simpson has been keeping busy this summer with two internships. Majoring in both Statistics and Economics, Ashlan is a Data Research … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: Internship Spotlight: Ashlan Simpson

Classroom to Careers: Internship Spotlight – Reese Manternach

Name: Reese Manternach Major(s): Statistics and Economics Year: Rising Sophomore Internship Job Title: Quality Assurance Intern Internship Employer: Collins Aerospace   Networking has always been an important part of professional development and the job search process. For sophomore Reese Manternach, networking helped lead him to his internship with Collins Aerospace this summer.   Collins Aerospace … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: Internship Spotlight – Reese Manternach

Classroom to Career: Internship Spotlight – Madesh Samanu

Name: Madesh Samanu Major: Computer Science Year: Junior Internship Job Title: Data Research Analyst Internship Employer: Kingland Systems Madesh Samanu, junior in computer science, is spending his summer interning for Kingland Systems in Ames. Kingland Systems is a software company that serves clients all over the globe in many different industries including, banking, retail, insurance … Continue reading Classroom to Career: Internship Spotlight – Madesh Samanu

Classroom to Careers: Three Ways to Enhance your LAS Connect Profile as an Alum

Three Ways to Enhance your LAS Connect Profile as an Alum   As you start to explore our new platform, LAS Connect, you may be wondering how to present yourself to students. It can be intimidating to establish a great profile, reach out to current LAS students, or even position yourself as an expert in … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: Three Ways to Enhance your LAS Connect Profile as an Alum

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