Strong communication and teamwork skills are consistently cited by employers as the most highly valued skills for new hires. That’s why they hire Hawkeyes.
By making the most of Iowa’s unmatched resources in writing, career advising services, and thousands of internship and on-campus interviews, Iowa grads enter the workforce ready to excel.
Experiential, hands-on learning is a core part of being a student at Iowa, both in the classroom and beyond. Thousands of employers from every industry recruit Hawkeyes for professional internships each year. That means you can make connections, explore new professional paths, and develop practical skills that make you stand out.
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Academy Award winner and University of Iowa art graduate Don Hall was developing a film in November 2019 when he and Carlos López Estrada were named the new directors of Disney's latest computer-animated movie.
University of Iowa alumna Angela Linn, a museum professional for more than 26 years, is developing a plan to conserve, interpret, and exhibit the bus made famous by Jon Krakauer’s book about Christopher McCandless.