Resources for Students & Alumni

As part of our comprehensive commitment to career development, we strive to provide students and alumni with the quality training and tools necessary to find meaningful life work.

Check out these handy resources and services below to start charting your future success!

Career Center Programming

The following list of events have been organized to assist Grand View University students in obtaining practical experiences and career opportunities following graduation. For more information or to express interest in these events please reach out to careers @ grandview.edu.

January 2020

MLK Week of Service (Service Fair)
Thursday, January 23 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Student Center - Prairie Meadows Photography Gallery & Jensen Bridge

For students seeking service opportunities Grand View and employer partners will be offering community service and volunteer experiences.

February 2020

Iowa College Recruiting Network Spring Interview Day (Virtual Event)
Thursday, February 27 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For students seeking jobs and internships, our employer partners will be offering opportunities within all majors. For more information visit www.recruitiowagrads.com.

March 2020

Criminal Justice Career Fair (collaboration with DMACC)
Thursday, March 12 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | DMACC - Ankeny Campus.

For students seeking opportunities in a career of criminal justice. Learn about career opportunities and network with those currently working in the field.

April 2020

Vocation Week 2020 - Business Department Honors Colloquium & Employer Networking Reception
Wednesday, April 1 | 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

For business (allied) majors and employer partners seeking business major students. More information to become available on MyView.

Vocation Week 2020 - Health Science Community Involvement Fair
Thursday, April 2 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

For students seeking employment in health care sectors or pursuing post-graduate studies in the health science fields (biology, kinesiology, nursing). Employer partners in the health sciences who represent employment and clinical observation / shadowing experiences.

Communication Showcase 2020
Thursday, April 2 | 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Ibsen's Valhalla, GV Student Center

CONNECT: Graduating seniors will be on-hand to show their portfolios and network with alumni and prospective employers. CELEBRATE: Grand View students will be recognized for awards won in the 2019 Iowa College Media Association competition. Additionally, the winner of the $3,000 Larson Award for Outstanding Media Practice will be announced. LEARN: Communication faculty members will provide updates on the direction of the department and show off the year's most impressive student work. Additionally, the winner of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award will speak.

Find Your Vocation

The Career Center will assist in the following areas: 

Contact the Career Center today and get the help you need to be successful.

Resume & Cover Letter

The Career Center will assist in the following areas: 

  • Handouts and guides
  • Resume and cover letter critique
  • Workshops

Contact the Career Center to schedule a time to get the resources you need.

Internships

The Career Center will assist in the following areas:

  • Internship Planning - Search Handshake for Opportunities
  • Researching Opportunities
  • Helping With Application Materials (resume, cover letter)
  • Mock Interviews

Learn About Internship Programming

Employment Opportunities

The Career Center will assist in the following areas: 

Contact the Career Center to get your questions answered.

Career Resources

The Career Center will assist in the following areas: 

  • Job handouts
  • Employer information
  • Occupational information
  • Salary surveys
  • Career planning books
  • Supply/demand information

Contact the Career Center to schedule a time to meet with them to get the help you need.

Discover LinkedIn Career Tips

Teacher Employment

The Career Center will assist in the following areas: 

  • Job search planning
  • School district mock interviews
  • Education job fairs

Contact the Career Center to get your questions answered.

Graduate School

The Career Center will assist in the following areas: 

  • Entrance exam information, including online resources for Graduate School Admissions Exam Practice (GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT) and updated study guides / practice tests in the GV Library.
  • Counsel on developing a Statement of Purpose.
  • Information on timeline & planning using Centralized Application Services.
  • Kuder® Journey - a comprehensive information for graduate and professional school options.

Prepare for Graduate School

On-Campus Interviews & Events

The Career Center will assist in the following areas: 

  • Employers interview each fall and spring semester
  • Interview for full-time, intern, and summer opportunities

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