Job and Internship Search

Jobs and Internships

Use the resources in this section for your job or internship search. Appointments with the Career Services staff are encouraged to discuss your individual needs and expectations.

Appointments: Request an appointment in CyHire.

Internship experiences: Refer to the Career Connections page to learn about other students’ internship experiences related to your major.

Job Search Resources

In addition to the below websites, use any other resources applicable to your location or area of interest. The following resources may be valuable in your comprehensive search:

  • Professional organizations and events
  • LinkedIn and other professional social networking sites
    • Tips on finding a job or internship using LinkedIn
    • Tips on networking using LinkedIn
  • Career fairs at Iowa State University and other locations.
  • Company websites
  • Chambers of commerce for your desired location
  • Your network – including family, friends, employers, professors, and advisors
  • Conduct informational interviews to build connections and expand knowledge of your field
  • Engage in volunteer opportunities to gain experience and make connections
  • Troubleshooting the job search process
  • Job Search Checklist


CyHire postings are from companies that specifically contact Iowa State University to recruit for their opportunities. Every student at Iowa State has a CyHire account. Request an appointment with us in CyHire to learn more about how to use this tool. Please note that CyHire will be transitioning to a new platform this summer, and the last day to access our current platform will be June 14th.

Tips for searching in CyHire

CyHire disclaimer: CyHire is a resource provided to help Iowa State students and alumni seeking internships, co-ops, and career-related employment connect with employers. The university does not endorse or recommend employers. The university explicitly makes no representations or guarantees about job listings or the accuracy of the information provided by the employer.


GoinGlobal provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles, and career resources for 30 countries. You may access GoinGlobal through your CyHire account. Click on the “Resources” link at the top of the CyHire homepage. GoinGlobal is beneficial for all students in all departments, including international students.

General Job and Internship Seeking Sites

The specific sites below may have career information/jobs posted relevant to your area of interest. The university does not endorse or recommend employers. The university explicitly makes no representations or guarantees about job listings or the accuracy of the information provided by the employer.
Intern Jobs
Glass Door
Simply Hired

Apparel, merchandising, and design jobs
24 Seven Talent
California Apparel News
Fashion Jobs
Free Fashion Internships
National Retail Federation
Style Careers
YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund

Hospitality/event management jobs
Event Marketer
Hospitality Careers
I Hire Hospitality
Professional Convention Management Association
Teamwork Online

Education jobs
Academic Careers
Education America
Iowa’s Area Education Agencies
K12 Job Spot
NationJob’s Education Jobs Page
Peace Corps
School Spring
Teach for America
Top School Jobs
Student Affairs

Human development and family studies jobs
CFP Board
Financial Careers
Government Jobs
iHire Social Services
National Human Services Assembly
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Food science and human nutrition jobs
American Mobile
Eat Right
Good Food Jobs
Health Jobs Nationwide
I Hire Nutrition

International jobs
Career Jet
Peace Corps
Transitions Abroad
USAID Careers
World Bank

Government/services jobs
Corporation for National and Community Service
Iowa Department of Administrative Services
Iowa Economic Development
Peace Corps
Teach for America

Kinesiology and health jobs (includes sports and fitness)
American Kinesiology Association
Association of American Medical Colleges Summer Undergraduate Research Programs
Eat Right
Health Careers
Iowa Sports Foundation
Jobs in Sports
Next College Student Athlete
NFL Jobs
Teamwork Online

International Students Seeking Employment

Below are resources to support international students in the hiring process:
ISSO Job Search Resources

Need More Information?

Human Sciences Career Services

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2302 Osborn Drive
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