Brandi Miller

Brandi Miller, a senior finance major at the University of Iowa, was able to work an internship from home for the insurance company, Aegon. “It has definitely been a lot, working from home,” Miller said.

Paige Marsh went through five interviews before getting a job offer from a national insurance company, headquartered in Des Moines, back in January.

Debbie Marshall

Debbie Marshall of Thrive Consulting says college students today have an advantage over other more experienced job candidates.

Paige Marsh

Paige Marsh, at right with Gov. Kim Reynolds, is among Iowa college students facing a tough job market because of COVID-19.

Molly MacDuff

Molly MacDuff, a Loras College student pictured during an interview, planned to spend the summer at the Disney College Program. It was suspended when the parks closed because of COVID-19.

Olivia Bruce

Drake University student Olivia Bruce and Hy-vee vice president of communications Tina Potthoff meet via Zoom during her internship with the grocery store chain.


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