Career Presentations

Spring 2021 Virtual Programming

All programming for Spring 2021 will be conducted in a virtual format. Below are the programs LAS Career Services will be offering to all LAS students. Be sure to register through the provided WebEx link below and keep a close eye on your emails for additional programming information throughout the semester. Please contact LAS Career Services at if you have any questions.


Title: Virtual Career Fair Prep

Date: Feb 9 and Feb 15 from 4-4:30 pm

Description: Learn how to effectively prepare for the upcoming virtual career fairs. After viewing this webinar, you will leave knowing:

  • The unique benefits of a virtual career fair
  • How to stand out to employers in a virtual setting
  • How to research the organizations attending
  • How to dress for a virtual career fair
  • How to introduce yourself and talk to employers

*Attendees will also be sent a career fair prep checklist

Recorded webinar for Feb 9 event:

Recorded webinar for Feb 15 event:


Title: Resume Writing: Create a Resume that Stands Out

Date: Feb 10 and 18 from 4-4:30 pm

Description: Tune into this webinar to learn the dos and don’ts of writing a resume. We will discuss what should be included on your resume, formatting strategies, and tips to make your resume stand out. You will leave this webinar knowing how to market your skills and experience effectively on your resume.

Recorded webinar for Feb 10 event: 

Recorded webinar for Feb 18 event: 


Title: How to Ace a Virtual Interview: An Employer’s Perspective

Date: Feb 22 from 3:30-4:00 pm

Description: Interviewing can be stressful – but it doesn’t have to be! Join LAS alumni, Maggie Roby, as she shares tips and strategies to ace a virtual interview. Maggie graduated in 2009 with a B.S. in History and Women’s Studies. She currently works at Cargill as the SAP Pricing Process Implementation Lead.

Recorded webinar link: 


Title: Understanding Your Internship or Job Offer and Benefits

Date: March 2 from 4-4:30 pm

Description: Are you worried about understanding your current or future internship or job offer and benefits? You may be wondering what should be included in an offer? Or, maybe you have questions about retirement, health care, vacation days, or other benefits? If so, register for this webinar to learn more about an internship/job offer and benefits.

Recorded webinar link:


Title: Last Minute Job & Internship Search

Date: March 16 from 4-4:30 pm

Description: Summer is right around the corner. Have you secured an internship or full-time job? Register for this 30-minute webinar to learn about job search strategies.  

Recorded webinar link:



Classroom and Student Organization Presentations

Career Services is always looking for opportunities to educate students about career-related topics.  We are very interested in serving as a guest speaker to your LAS student organization or class.  Presentation topics we could bring to your group include:

  • Overview of Career Services
  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing
  • Networking/Career Fair Preparation
  • Maintaining a Professional Online Presence
  • Interviewing Tips
  • Job/Internship Search Strategies
  • Evaluating and Negotiating a Job Offer

Topics can be adjusted to fit your students’ needs.  To arrange a presentation for your class or organization, please fill out the Guest Speaker Form or contact Taren Reker at or 515-294-2967.

Please note: Iowa State University Career Services will consider presentation requests from academically based student organizations and ISU offices, but is not able to support non-academically based student organizations, including Greek organizations and residence halls, or non-ISU entities due to resource and time constraints.