AAC&U Survey of Employers shows Liberal Arts skills are valued

"Consistently top ranked are critical thinking and analysis, problem solving, teamwork, and communication through writing and speaking."

 

"Employers said they appreciate breadth and depth of learning, too, as reflected in their desire that students learn to think for themselves, to be adaptable and versatile, to be technically capable and well-rounded. Ninety-two percent of employers said it’s very important or somewhat important that students have been exposed to a wide variety of academic topics and disciplines."

Upcoming Events

Student Employment Job Fair

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn about the variety of student hourly and Work-Study jobs available on the UI campus & at qualified off-campus nonprofit Work-Study sites. The University is excited to have students consider campus employment. Research shows that students who are connected to campus are more successful and more likely to continue enrollment and do well academically. Many first-year students choose student employment as their Pick One. Typically more than 30...

All Majors Career Fair

Thursday, September 21, 2023 11:00am to 4:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
This job and internship fair will focus on recruiting students in ALL MAJORS! Typically about 100+ employers attend and 1,000+ students attend! Visit careers.uiowa.edu/all-majors-career-fair for more details.
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