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
Did you miss the JCPenney Suit Up Event? No worries! You can still receive a coupon that is good for in-store and online shopping! Make sure to get all your career fair clothing needs as well as professional and business causal clothing and accessories! If you text IOWASTATE to 67292, you will receive a … Continue reading Did You Miss the JCPenney Suit-Up Event?
LAS Connect is an exclusive networking platform for LAS Students as well as alumni. LAS Connect allows a great space for networking and mentoring opportunities from alumni. The alumni on LAS Connect want to help YOU and want to see you grow and succeed. From a quick question or wanting to find a mentor, the … Continue reading Why you Should Join LAS Connect Right Now!
It is the start of the fall semester, but it is never too early to get into the career fair mindset! The LAS Career Services co-hosts multiple career fairs twice a year, in September and February, and September is here! LAS Career Services has a helpful website about career fairs that should be able to answer any … Continue reading How to Stand out at Career Fairs
Many LAS students may think they don’t need to visit LAS Career Services until their last year or semester at Iowa State University, but that is not true! LAS Career Services has so much to offer for students, whether you are a first-year student or even an ISU alum! LAS Career Services offers one-on-one appointments … Continue reading Don’t Wait to Visit LAS Career Services!
The straightening of ties, the clicking of fancy shoes on cement, the sea of shades of neutral colors, and of course the hundreds of blazers are common sensory to experience in the work place or at the career fair. However, this year looks quite different. Instead of donning our best head to toe looks, many … Continue reading Classroom to Careers: Dressing Like a Virtual Pro