“Leap Into Your Career” at Iona’s Career & Internship Fair Feb. 29

Featuring over 80 employers and professional headshots. Speed resume reviews are available before the big Leap Day Event!

New Rochelle, N.Y. – Are you ready to leap into your career? Iona University’s Center for Career Development is hosting its Spring Career & Internship Fair Thursday, February 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Mulcahy Gym. 

Students will have an opportunity to foster connections with more than 80 leading employers from various industry sectors such as education, healthcare, law enforcement, government, utilities, finance, nonprofits and many more. The event is open to undergraduate students, graduate students and recent alumni from all majors. Register online today and get a free professional headshot at the fair! 

In advance, students are encouraged to visit the Center for Career Development on the second floor of Spellman Hall for a speed resume review to help put their best foot forward at the fair.  

Available Dates:

  • Thursday, February 22, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Monday, February 26, 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 27, 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 28, 10 a.m. - Noon

To maximize student success, the Center for Career Development created a before, during and after checklist for students to prepare. 

Before the Fair

  • Receive immediate resume feedback and a personalized resume evaluation.
  • Visit the Career Center located on the second floor of Spellman Hall to have your resume review fast-tracked in time for the Career and Internship Fair.
  • Check out the list of participating employers. Doing your research shows that you are prepared and genuinely interested in the company.
  • Create a list of questions and talking points.
  • Register  and receive free professional headshots.

During the Fair

  • Make a good first impression. Dress professionally and approach tables with a smile and good eye contact. Be confident and exude enthusiasm.
  • Bring 10 - 20 copies of your well-polished resume.
  • Stay organized. Take notes of who you spoke with and which companies you want to learn more about.

After the Fair

  • Always say "Thank You."
  • Remember to email those who took the time to talk with you.
  • Thank them for something you learned about their organization.
  • Customize each message and reiterate your interest in their company and anything unique you may have spoken about.

For more information, contact careerdevelopment@iona.edu or visit the Center for Career Development.

Founded in 1940, Iona University is a master's-granting private, Catholic, coeducational institution of learning in the tradition of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers. Iona's 45-acre New Rochelle campus and 28-acre Bronxville campus are just 20 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. With a total enrollment of nearly 4,000 students and an alumni base of more than 50,000 around the world, Iona is a diverse community of learners and scholars dedicated to academic excellence and the values of justice, peace and service. Iona is highly accredited, offering undergraduate degrees in liberal arts, science and business administration, as well as Master of Arts, Master of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees and numerous advanced certificate programs. Iona students enjoy small class sizes, engaged professors and a wide array of academic programs across the School of Arts & Science; LaPenta School of Business; NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences; and Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Iona is widely recognized in prestigious rankings, including The Princeton Review’s 2024 national list of “The Best 389 Colleges” and The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse’s “2024 Best Colleges in America,” which ranked Iona at #66 in the nation overall and #8 in the nation among Catholic schools. Iona’s LaPenta School of Business is also accredited by AACSB International, a recognition awarded to just six percent of business schools worldwide. In addition, The Princeton Review recognized Iona’s on-campus MBA program as a “Best Business School for 2023.” Iona also offers a fully online MBA program for even greater flexibility. In July 2021, Iona announced the establishment of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences, which is now principally located on Iona’s Bronxville campus in collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian. Connecting to its Irish heritage, the University also recently announced it is expanding abroad with a new campus in County Mayo, Ireland. A school on the rise, Iona officially changed its status from College to University on July 1, 2022, reflecting the growth of its academic programs and the prestige of an Iona education.