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Iowa MBA Career Networking

In order to succeed directly after completing an MBA program or Bachelor's degree in business, you will need the right network of business resources. The following is contact information of business degree graduate employers. In order to make the most of a business education, extracurricular activities such as forging business relationships while still in school will set you apart from the rest of the job applicants once graduation rolls around.

Cedar Rapids
Council Bluffs
Des Moines
Iowa City
Sioux City
West Des Moines

Cedar Rapids Career Networking Resources

  • Corridor Business Journal
    Cedar Rapids local business journal is home to many interesting articles about local business and industry. This is a great place to frequent in order to keep up with changing economic trends and also consider future press releases for your current or future company.
  • Cedar Rapids Chamer of Commerce
    Use the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce website to find professional networking events occuring in Cedar Rapids. You will also find much more information about economic trends and local industry that will keep you in the "know".
  • Gazette Online
    The Gazette Online has frequently updated news material about everything from local theatrical events to the most recent industry news from Cedar Rapids. This is a good place to frequent as a business person needing to gain better understanding of Cedar Rapids' citizens.

Council Bluffs Career Networking Resources

  • Daily Nonpareil
    Council Bluffs' Daily Nonpareil provides great snapshots of who lives in Council Bluffs this is a great place to begin to understand locals and to give you a leg up when making valuable business relationships. You will also find local business and finance information under the "special sections" link.
  • Council Bluffs Area Chamber of Commerce
    The local chamber of commerce website provides many different types of valuable information to the Council Bluffs business person. You will find information about local demographics and workforce as well as information about economic trends and industry news. You will also find a schedule of networking events hosted by the chamber of commerce.

Davenport Career Networking Resources

  • QCTimes.com
    Davenport's online news is a great place to learn about your local davenport potential customers. As a Davenport business person, you may find it useful to check out local "Opinions" and the news on local industry to stay in the "know".
  • Davenport Chamber of Commerce
    The Davenport Chamer of Commerce hosts a constantly updated schedule of networking events for local business owners and perhaps local Iowa MBA graduates.

Des Moines Career Networking Resources

  • Des Moines Business Record
    As far as we know, the Des Moines Business Record is still free. They are worth taking a look at if they are still a free service. You will find information on local events, local business and industry news and various other interesting information for those who are looking to do, or already do, business in Des Moines.
  • Greater Des Moines Partnership
    This is the old Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. You will find a schedule of networking events, a list of local member businesses and information on industry and economic trends in the area.

Dubuque Career Networking Resources

  • Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce
    Find a list of scheduled networking events under the "Work" link on the homepage. This is a good resource to continue checking to see when particular networking events may be of value to you. You will also be able to browse through the Chamber's member list to find possible future employers or competition.

Iowa City Career Networking Resources

  • Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce
    Find a schedule of networking events as well as occasional news updates for local business issues. This is a good place to begin a business networking campaign in Iowa City.
  • City of Iowa City
    The City of Iowa City website provides such information as local industry news, local government news regarding various issues, entertainment schedules and other event schedules such as networking events (perhaps a better calendar of events than the Chamber of Commerce).

Sioux City Career Networking Resources

  • City of Sioux City Iowa
    Sioux City's website offers a large variety of resources and information. You will find links to community development issues, economic development, industry news and much more. Keep your eye open for new networking events to be posted on their "Sioux City This Week" link.
  • Sioux City Chamber of Commerce
    Under the "Chamber" link, you will information on local networking events as well as contact information to the chamber members. Under the "Economic Development" heading, you will find a ton of information about Sioux City. If this type of information does not get you salivating, perhaps business is not for you. This information is vital for learning about your customer base and creating the most targeted marketing, sales, advertising or any other type of business campaign in Sioux City.

Waterloo Career Networking Resources

  • Greater Cedar Valley Alliance
    The Industry news has not been updated for a long while, however, the information offered on this website is still quite informative an useful for those wishing to learn more about where they will be doing business.
  • Greater Cedar Valley Chamber of Commerce
    Waterloo's Chamber of Commerce website is a great resource for anyone who is doing or is planning on doing business in Waterloo. They even have information for those who are completing school and transitioning into employment such as Iowa MBA graduates. You will also find a list of networking events for members and non-members constantly updated and easy to find.

West Des Moines Career Networking Resources

  • West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
    West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce website offers a great deal of information about West Des Moines demographics, economic trends, industry, networking events and much more. The site is very easy to navigate and a great resource for those seeking to network in the West Des Moines area.
  • Greater Dallas County Development Alliance
    The Dallas County Development Alliance is a corporation designed to encourage investment in high wage industry in order to boost local economy. Therefore, this website is host to a significant amount of valuable information to the new networking individual. Find out how to become more knowledgable with West Des Moines' business opportunities by earning your MBA in Iowa.