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Career Services

About Design Career Services

Design Career Services offers programs and services to help students develop life-long skills in career development. We offer programming, one-on-one meetings, events, and online tools. We facilitate connections with employers through career fairs focusing on College of Design programs, employer presentations, and job and internship postings for ISU students and alumni.

We looking forward to working with you!

Tiffany Atilano, Director
297 College of Design
(515) 294-0735

Brooke Hartmann, Student Services Specialist
297 College of Design
(515) 294-4390

Career-related resources

  • One-on-one appointments with students and alumni and resources to assist with resumes and portfolios; job and internship seeking; interview preparation, offers and negotiation; networking; career paths; and more
  • Events to facilitate connections with employers
  • Presentations, club visits, class visits
  • CyHire, an online system with job and internship postings, ISU event information, and employer profiles (log in with ISU single-sign on)
  • Big Interview, a platform including on-demand interview practice, instant feedback, video lessons, playbooks for navigating different circumstances, answer builder, and more (Free, sign up using your ISU email address, alumni contact us)
  • LinkedIn Learning, a platform to learn business, creative, and technology skills to achieve your personal and professional goals (Free, sign in using your ISU email address)
  • GoinGlobal, a platform providing location-specific career and employment information for 40 countries, 30 international cities, and 50 U.S. locations. This includes world-wide internship and job postings, work permit and visa information, top employers by location, local non-profits, cultural considerations related to job searching, helpful information when visiting or living in an area, and a database of U.S. employers that have provided sponsorship for H-1B visas. (Free, create an account using your ISU email address)

Hours and appointments

Design Career Services is located in 297 Design and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are encouraged. Please view available appointments on CyHire or email us at with days and times that work well for you.