Employers

On behalf of UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services, we wish to thank you for your interest in connecting with UD students. We offer several opportunities throughout the academic year designed to connect you with students. We look forward to working with you.

Post jobs or internships for UD students and alumni in Handshake

Employers can post their available job and internship opportunities within the Handshake platform. To learn more please visit www.joinhandshake.com  

Local employers are encouraged to review Access Dubuque, which provides an opportunity to share job and internship postings. To learn more visit http://jobs.accessdubuque.com/

Area Collegiate Partnerships

*Due to the impact of COVID-19, all open houses conducted face-to-face are reviewed on a case-by-case basis for the safety and well-being of students and employers.   

Employers may find value in hosting their own open house event virtually or face-to-face for area students to promote internships and employment opportunities.  For additional information or recommendations, please contact Ellen Carr, Associate Director of Vocation & Civic Engagement Services ECarr@dbq.edu  or 563.589.3167  

Participate in the Mock Interview Program Virtually or by Phone 

UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services extends opportunity and collaborates with academic departments to require students to engage in the Mock Interview Program through their enrolled coursework. Students engaged in the program are 3rd and 4th year undergraduate student, as well as graduate students.  

Local and regional professionals and retirees assist to facilitate the interviews. 

This is a helpful program for students to develop their interview skills and receive a critique of their resume & cover letter. This program serves as a healthy means of networking for students within their field of interest. All interviews are currently conducted either by phone or virtually. 

For more information on the Mock Interview Program or if interested in serving as a mock interviewer, please contact Ellen Carr, MBA, Associate Director of Vocation & Civic Engagement Services, to review dates and times available ECarr@dbq.edu or 563.589.3167

 

Host an employer site visit

*Due to the impact of COVID-19, site visits are reviewed on a case-by-case basis for the safety and well-being of students and employers. 

An employer site visit is your opportunity to promote your organization and highlight your employees while educating students about various career opportunities. Generally site visits last between 1 to 1.5 hours.   

UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services welcomes the opportunity to collaborate these site visits through our Professional Skills Development coursework, which is offered during the Fall and Spring terms, as well as the May term. 

Please contact Dr. Amy Baus, ABaus@dbq.edu  563.589.3132 or Ellen Carr, ECarr@dbq.edu  563.589.3167 to review the course and this opportunity. 

 

 

Schedule a Virtual Pre-recorded Informational Session

Employers and graduate/professional school representatives interested in connecting with students are welcome to schedule a virtual pre-recorded informational session with Vocation & Civic Engagement Services.  The session will be shared for all enrolled students to access and learn more about your opportunities. 

Please contact Dr. Amy Baus ABaus@dbq.edu or 563.589.3132 to learn about this option or to schedule or pre-recorded informational session. 

Develop internship opportunities for students   

UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services actively consults with employers/representatives regarding internship opportunities for students. We welcome dialogue with your organization to review your needs and the benefits of developing internship opportunities for students.

Please contact Dr. Amy Baus ABaus@dbq.edu  563.589.3132 (or) Ellen Carr ECarr@dbq.edu  563.589.3167   

Engage in the Informational Interview Program Virtually or by Phone

An innovative program for 1st and 2nd year undergraduate students. The program is coordinated by UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services and collaborated with professionals/retirees and academic departments to assist students in their pathways to a meaningful vocation. Students interview the professional/retiree about their vocational journey within the Center for Advising & Vocation during assigned class time. Structured questions are provided to students in advance by UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services to stimulate dialogue.    

All interviews are currently conducated by phone or virtually. 

For more information, please contact Ellen Carr ECarr@dbq.edu 563.589.3167 

Participate in the Iowa College Recruiting Network (ICoRN)  

Connect with students from private Iowa Colleges in one place!

To learn more about ICoRN Download ICoRN Brochure Information

To learn more information about upcoming recruiting events and registration, go to: http://www.recruitiowagrads.com

For more information, please contact Dr. Amy Baus Abaus@dbq.edu 563.589.3132 or Ellen Carrr ECarr@dbq.edu 563.589.3167

Connect with the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation

The University of Dubuque, Loras College, Clarke University, and Northeast Iowa Community College collaborate on-campus events with the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation (GDDC), all in an effort to connect current students with local leaders and employers.  

Please contact Kristin Dietzel, Vice President of Workforce Solutions at: 563.557.9049 or kristind@greaterdubuque.org  

As the Vice President of Workforce Operations, Kristin Dietzel, is in charge of the Greater Dubuque Development Workforce recruitment campaign. This includes working closely with local human resource representatives and our local higher education institutions to promote the http://jobs.accessdubuque.com/ web site. She also promotes Greater Dubuque as a Destination for Opportunity to job seekers and local employers  http://www.greaterdubuque.org/

If you did not see an option available that best fits your needs, please contact UD's Vocation & Civic Engagement Services staff members.