Manage your career path—now and in the future

Reach your next level—Career Services offers resources and support to help you move forward with purpose.

Get started with the Tippie Career Services Guide:

  • Identify and clarify your unique value proposition
  • Compare professional document samples--resumes, cover letters, etc.
  • Explore tools and resources to support your search and expand your network
  • Learn about types of interviews and review a variety of practice questions

Career Services online tools

Handshake is a valuable resource when researching your next move, with opportunities for networking, researching companies, and applying for open positions. As a registered student or alumnus, you have access to this powerful resource with more than 550,000 employers posting positions. Set up your profile today.

Beyond B-School is a video-based library featuring nationally recognized career coaches and experts. The library prepares professionals and job candidates for job market competition and includes tip sheets, worksheets, and checklists that move you from having knowledge to landing the job of your dreams. Find your edge with over 70 short videos covering a complete range of topics.

Interstride is an exclusive one-stop resource for empowering Tippie international students and alumni global professionals. Interstride’s data-driven portal provides international students and job candidates with all the resources needed to thrive on your professional journey.

Big Interview is virtual interview practice software for developing and strengthening your interview skills. In addition to recording yourself and getting feedback, you can practice with virtual interview video tutorials to develop and strengthen your interview skills. Big Interview gives you both “fast track” and "mastery track" systems of lessons and practice to get you ready quickly. Big Interview also teaches you how to get inside the head of any interviewer and prove you’re the candidate for the job. Practice, review, and share.

One-on-one career coaching for current MBA & graduate students

Maybe you've identified a goal: a new job, a promotion, a career change, or improving your networking skills. Maybe you're not sure what your next goal should be. Tippie Career Services can help. Contact us to get connected with your career coach who can guide you on the next steps to support your goals.

Admitted Master of Business Analytics, Master of Finance, and Iowa MBA students have access to career advising services and resources throughout their student experience. We offer career coaching by phone, web conference, and in-person.

Interested in scheduling an appointment? Contact us.

Career Services Team

Cindy Meis

Cindy Meis
Director | Career Coach
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Shelby Smith

Shelby Smith
Assistant Director | Career Coach
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Dee Hurst

Dee Hurst
Senior Associate Director | Career Coach
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Kara Avis

Kara Avis
Assistant Director of Career Services | Career Coach
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Contact us:
108 John Pappajohn Business Building
Suite W160
Iowa City, IA 52242
800-MBA-IOWA / 319-335-1039

Recruiting & Engagement with the Tippie College of Business

Tippie is more than a business college. It’s your solution—for recruiting top talent, uncovering big ideas, solving business problems, and accessing unique expertise.

We prepare our students for focused careers like investment banking, business analytics, or risk management. We bring together teams of students to work on real-world problems and develop recommendations that your firm can put in place immediately.  We help organizations get their existing workforce ready to face the challenges of tomorrow. We help you close your company’s skill gaps with programs custom-tailored to your needs. Explore all that we have to offer our partners. You’ll find the more touch points you have with us, the more you have to gain.