Career Services

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, our professional staff is here to provide you with the knowledge, competencies, and resources for career achievement as well as connect you with employers. 

You’re here for one reason — to earn your degree and land that dream job – and we’re here to help you. 

Our 2021 graduates

$52,928

undergrad business average starting salary

Undergraduate students

In the Undergraduate Business Career Services office, you are our number one priority. We have a team of professional career coordinators who dedicate their time and talents to helping you succeed — starting on day one. Our staff is here to work with you to prepare for your future career and help you make decisions that work for you.

Some students wait until they are searching for a job to reach out, but we have a better idea. As soon as you settle in during your first year, contact us. We encourage you to connect with a career coordinator as soon as possible, even to simply say hello and learn about the many ways our staff can help you, before you are searching for an internship or full-time career.

It’s never too soon – or too late – to get started.

Graduate students

As a graduate student, you understand the importance of making connections with employers. That’s where we can help. Graduate Business Career Services offers two major areas of service:

  • Comprehensive career management services to graduate business students enrolled in the MBA and the specialized master’s degree programs.
  • Partnership with hiring managers and employment recruiters to facilitate recruitment and hiring of our outstanding graduates and internship candidates.

We are proud of our nationally ranked graduate programs. Together, we work with you, employers, and alumni to foster positive and productive recruiting relationships.

Employer services

Are you on the hunt for great talent? Our teams in Undergraduate and Graduate Business Career Services can help.

At the Ivy College of Business, we’re preparing students to be the business leaders of tomorrow. Our talented, internationally known faculty teach in a state-of-the-art facility, where students are challenged with real-world scenarios and case studies. They are immersed in a diverse environment, allowing them to leave with the experience to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced business world. Our high-achieving graduates are innovative, forward-thinking leaders who turn ideas into action and set their sights on where your company wants to grow.

Career events

Career Fair

Actuarial Science Career Event

September 13, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Career Fair

“Meet the Firms” Career Event

September 13, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Career Fair

Marketing & Sales Career Event

September 20, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fin+Tech Career Event

September 20, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Career Fair

Supply Chain Career Event

September 20, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

September 21, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Undergraduate Student Services

Union Pacific
Undergraduate Programs Office
1200 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011-2027

undergrad@iastate.edu
515-294-8300

Undergraduate
Career Services

Raisbeck Career Services Center
1320 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2027

bcs@iastate.edu
515-294-2542

International Programs

International Programs Office
2139 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2027

cobintl@iastate.edu
515-294-2652

Graduate Student Services

Dr. Charles B. Handy Graduate Programs Office
1420 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2027

busgrad@iastate.edu
515-294-8118

Graduate Career Services

Dr. Charles B. Handy Graduate Programs Office
1420 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2027

gradbuscs@iastate.edu
515-294-5133

Writing and Speaking Center

Ivy College of Business
Writing and Speaking Center
2148 Gerdin Business Building
2167 Union Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2027

commctr@iastate.edu
515-294-9693