LAS Alumni Spotlight Name: Halee Olson Major: Journalism & Mass Communication Minor: Child, Adult, and Family Services Graduation Year: 2019 What was your undergraduate experience like at Iowa State University? Halee thoroughly enjoyed her undergraduate experience at Iowa State and said it was great! Halee found her place in the Greenlee School and LOVED … Continue reading LAS Alumni Spotlight – Halee Olson
What LAS Students Should Know Looking for some advice and tips? Whether you are searching for your next journey towards your career or simply interested in furthering your knowledge and skills, LAS Career Service Advisors have you covered! You won’t be able to get this kind of advice anywhere else! Taren Reker – Director … Continue reading What LAS Students Should Know!
Alumni Spotlight – Ruth Appleton Name: Ruth Appleton Undergraduate Major: Philosophy & History Graduation Year: 2006 Current Job Title: Human Resources Consultant Current Employer: Iowa State University (HR Department) What was your undergraduate experience like at Iowa State University? College can be an excellent thing for many people; one of those people is Ruth Appleton. Ruth … Continue reading LAS Alumni Spotlight – Ruth Appleton
What is LAS 203? LAS 203 is a quick one-credit, satisfactory/fail, 8-week course that teaches students various helpful and essential skills. At the end of LAS 203, students will have a solid plan to make their dream career a reality after graduation! As I said earlier, this course is satisfactory/fail, so there is no letter grade attached. That should … Continue reading All about LAS 203: Professional Career Preparation
Finding a career that interests you is easy but figuring out what career you want to pursue after college can be scary and stressful. If only there was an easy way to see what careers are an option with your degree… oh wait, there is! The LAS Career Services has an interactive database with LAS alumni graduation data. This database allows you … Continue reading What Can I Do With My Major?
Alumni Spotlight – Samantha Britt Name: Samantha Britt Undergrad Major: Communication Studies and Public Relations with Leadership Certificate. Graduated: 2019 Current Job Title: HR Generalist Current Employer: Palmer Food Services Life is all about taking significant steps and putting yourself out there. After hearing what Samantha says about her experience and journey after Iowa State University, she did just … Continue reading LAS Alumni Spotlight – Samantha Britt
When connecting with professionals, different employers, and organizations, you want to present yourself as a professional. Having a professional headshot can help you achieve this. I feel professional, confident, and strong now that I have a nice headshot for my LinkedIn and LAS Connect profile. It makes my page look polished, professional, and clean. I … Continue reading Professional Headshot Photos!
LAS 203: Professional Career Preparation is on my list of classes that you need to take! Not only did I enjoy this class, but it also helped me build my personal brand, understand my strengths, know how to correctly research career opportunities, perfect my resume, develop a network, and much more! I took LAS 203 … Continue reading Taylor’s Informational Interview – LAS 203 Experience
How to Find a Job Through CyHire Finding a job can be stressful—especially while you are in college! Sure, you may have your resume polished, but when it comes to researching and seeking out job postings, it can be hard! There are a lot of job postings! Lucky for you, CyHire is ready to help you find … Continue reading CyHire Job Hunting
The in-person career fairs are over and virtual career fairs are today! You survived and totally nailed it! Now what? Whether you went to the career fair solely for networking and making connections, gathering information, or met with an employer/organization and applied for an internship/full-time position—it’s time to follow-up. Following-up is very important, it shows … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection