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.

July 2020

Get to Know MercyOne
Get to Know: MercyOne Webinar

Wednesday, July 1 | Time: 1:00 p.m.| Virtual Event (Zoom)

MercyOne will be featured in this zoom webinar on Wednesday, July 1st @ 1:00.  Topics include open positions, information about work culture and priorities, application process and future opportunities for observation/shadowing hours.  If you are majoring in the health sciences and/or looking for a great career opportunity, RSVP to careers@grandview.edu for the zoom link for this session.  This session will be recorded for future access.

Get to Know Mainstream Living
Get to Know: Mainstream Living Webinar

Friday, July 24 | Time: 1:00 p.m. | Virtual Event (Zoom)

Mainstream Living is committed to enhancing opportunities, creating success, and fulfilling dreams for our adults with disabilities and mental illness. We provide housing, medical, employment, and a variety of other supports in a number of locations in Central Iowa. Our Direct Support Professionals, who provide daily support to our adults in home and community based settings, are our highest need. This position is an opportunity to make a positive impact on someone's life, from ensuring dignity to empowering goal achievement. More details coming soon.

Watch a short video of Mainstream Living here.

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

Check Out Upcoming Events