LAS January Announcements

Application deadlines you don't want to miss

February 1: LAS scholarship deadline
Apply for scholarships from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences! Need tips for writing a high-quality scholarship essay? Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert has advice for you in this Iowa State Daily article.

January 12: Apply for the NCORE-ISCORE Project
Apply to be part of the NCORE (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity) and ISCORE (Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity) Project! You will travel to Fort Worth, Texas for a summer conference, take a course on the construction of race and ethnicity in the United States and present at ISCORE 2018 on campus. Learn more on the ISCORE website or attend the information session on January 12 at 12:10pm in the Memorial Union Multicultural Center. Applications due January 20.

February 3: Apply to be a Destination Iowa State Team Leader
Show your Cyclone pride and lead 12-15 new students throughout the Destination Iowa State experience! Time commitment includes two mandatory leadership development workshops, an online Blackboard course and availability from August 17-19, 2017. You could earn up to $350 as a leader. Apply online by Friday, February 3 or attend an information session to learn more:

Thursday, January 19, 6:00-7:00pm, Gold Room, MU
Tuesday, January 24, 7:00-8:00pm, Gold Room, MU
Wednesday, January 25, 6:00-7:00pm, 0060 Hixson Lied
Tuesday, January 31, 6:30-7:30pm, UDCC 136

March 1: Apply to be a Cargill Global Scholar
Are you a current freshman or sophomore undergraduate interested in receiving financial support and leadership training? The Cargill Global Scholars Program is accepting online applications from students with exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential. Apply by March 1.


LAS Career Services

LAS Career Services has a fantastic array of resources for you this spring. Take advantage and prep for your next job search or interview!

Fridays: LAS Career Services Spring Semester Drop-In Hours
LAS Career Services will hold drop in hours on Fridays from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. during spring semester for students who need a quick resume review, help with CyHire or have career-related questions. Bring a paper copy of your resume if you would like it reviewed.

January 18: Get CyHired Workshop Series begins
Location: Carver Room 160 Time: 11:00-11:50 A.M.

Wednesday, January 18: Tips to Build Your Personal Brand & Get Hired!
Wednesday, January 25: Resumania & Cover Letters- What recruiters look for!
Wednesday, February 15: Top 10 Interview Mistakes
Wednesday, February 22: How to Avoid the Job Application Black Hole
Wednesday, March 1: Classroom to Workplace Tips

February 6: LAS Career Fair Prep Stop and Go
In preparation for the upcoming career fairs, get help at the Career Fair Prep Stop and Go stations with career fair dress, what to say to employers, how to find out who’s hiring and more! No need to commit – come for as much time as you have!
Location: Memorial Union – Campanile Room
Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.


Adventures Abroad

January 19 and 25: Explore upcoming options for an Iowa State adventure abroad!
The Study Abroad Fair will be held January 19 in the Memorial Union Great Hall from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. A Global Leadership Study Abroad Information Session for students interested in studying in Sweden this summer will also be held Wednesday, January 25, from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in 302 Catt Hall.