Our goal is to help you keep moving in the right direction toward a successful future.
Alumni Speaker Series
We are pleased to host virtual sessions featuring career-related topics inspired by the career paths of our alumni.
Employment and continuing education success rates of students encompassing all degree programs and learning experiences.
Learn ways employers can connect with UIU students and alumni.
Learn how families can continue to participate in their student’s career journey.
Frequently asked questions about career services and the Office of Career Development.
Students and Alumni
Resources and services available to help set and achieve your career goals.
Handshake is UIU’s online career management system, where students and alums can find career-related documents, upload their resume, apply for jobs and internships, make appointments with career development staff and view upcoming events.
Parker Dewey is a platform for students to take part in short-term, professional, paid work experiences through Micro-Internships. Unlike traditional internships, these paid opportunities typically range from only 5 to 40 work hours, and many can be completed remotely.
Career Mentoring Network
Network with UIU alums to expand your career exploration needs.
Did You Know?
Networking is one of the biggest reasons students are able to be successful in their job search.
80% of professionals find networking essential to their success.
Director of Career Development
Anne has been with Upper Iowa since the fall of 2012 and obtained her MBA from Upper Iowa in the spring of 2019. Helping students and alums work toward their career goals along with providing them the connections and networking opportunities to succeed beyond their degree and pursue their dreams is a passion of hers. Once a Peacock, always a Peacock – so whether an alum or a student, connect with Career Development with any questions you may have as you explore your career options.
Career Development Specialist
Nikki has been with Upper Iowa since January of 2019 and is currently pursuing her MPA here as well. With a background in multiple industries, Nikki’s perspective in career readiness comes from years of connecting others with the resources that are best suited for them. Working with students and alums to help them become successful in their chosen path is something that Nikki enjoys most about the Office of Career Development.
Brianne Fenton ‘17
The mock interview questions were tailored to the position I was applying for and I received valuable feedback from career development staff on how to answer questions more similar to what my employer was expecting. With people having more experience than me, the interview was the most crucial part in landing my current job.