Information Solutions Career Exploration

Put yourself on the path to achieving your information solutions career goals. Learn about roles such as software developer, graphic designer, interior designer, computer user support specialist, journalist, web designer and developer, and photographer/videographer.

Explore the opportunities listed below, when you find the career exploration event you'd like to attend, write down its name so it is handy when you fill out your application.

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Career Exploration Experiences

Have you ever wondered what it takes to run a performance theater on a busy night? Join the Englert theater manager during a showcase that features local musicians from the Iowa City Community. This opportunity will show you what it takes to have a career in the music and live entertainment industry. You will learn how the front of the house team successfully manages a live music event, participate in pre-show meetings with the concession staff, security staff and usher volunteers. You will also learn how to effectively communicate with a team to ensure the event runs smoothly and on time. Held February 10th 5:30pm-10pm (you are invited to stay for the entire performance).

Explore all aspects of digital and creative marketing at Clickstop! A leader in e-commerce, you’ll be shown how they live out their core value: ‘Think Big and Make it Happen!’ every day through a unique team culture. Learn about careers in graphic design, videography/photography, SEM/PPC, email and social media marketing, and web development. Being exceptional at internet marketing is critical to the success of Clickstop’s brands. Held Feb. 20, 2024.

Join the staff from Theatre Cedar Rapids for a two-hour introduction to the theater. Receive a behind-the-scenes tour of TCR and an overview of careers within the theater.

Use your creative powers for good! The concept behind art and design is for people to react to your work. Get a positive reaction to a product and - boom! That’s marketing. Chat with graphic designers, content writers and web designers at Ruffalo Noel Levitz. Learn how they use their creative abilities to help you make one of the most important decisions of your lives - where to go to college. Held on February 22, 2024, 10-11:30 a.m.

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