Students meeting with a career advisor


Recruit the best from Coe College! Our connections are YOUR connections!

Join Handshake, an online relational database system designed to connect Coe College students, alumni and employers during their internship or job search process. The system allows students to upload resumes/cover letters, search and apply for internships/jobs and learn about each organization in the system. Employers can post jobs and internships, search student resumes. Students and employers will also be able to register for a Coe College Career Events (such as workshops, mock interview days, employer panels etc.).

Or click here to find out How to Create a User Account, Join a Company, and Connect with Schools.

Iowa's Targeted Industries (bioscience, advanced manufacturing, and information technologies) may qualify for a grant to cover partial intern wages through the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Go here to see if your company qualifies.

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Contact our staff to learn more:

Barb Tupper, Director - - 319.399.8662
Carrie Bettcher, Career Advisor - - 319.399.8608
Joe Demarest, Internship Specialist - - 319.399.8780
Nanci Young, Career Advisor - - 319.399.8581

Featured Employer

Our current featured employer is: TrueNorth

TrueNorth is the largest insurance and financial services firm of its kind based in Eastern Iowa. The company utilizes an entrepreneurial platform to provide client advantages beyond what is expected. The firm specializes in assisting businesses and individuals with tailored, comprehensive, and affordable insurance plans and financial strategies. Their broad range of services include risk management/property casualty, employee benefits, qualified retirement plans, executive benefits and business continuation, personal financial planning, wealth transfer, and much more. TrueNorth is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with 13 additional brick and mortar locations across the US. 

Throughout the last month, Jordan Timm, Corporate Relations & Reunion Giving Specialist for Coe College had the opportunity to sit down with five different employees of the TrueNorth family, four of them being alumni of Coe College.

Click here for full interview