Today’s college students appear much less enamored with “big business as usual” than their immediate predecessors. Students today are faced with a job market requiring nimbleness, as large corporations no long offer lifetime employment that Americans of the past experienced.
Jamal White (Marketing & Management ’18) has faced the stereotypes before. White, who started working at Procter & Gamble in July, is part of Generation Z, a cohort of individuals born between approximately 1995 and 2010.
Starting as an intern in 1994 — the company’s second cohort in its well-regarded internship program — Underwood was hired full time in 1995. She’s been there ever since, outlasting her peers in the first and second internship groups. That initial experience was invaluable for Underwood.
Opportunity Zones (OZ), created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, were designed to spur private investment in distressed communities by providing significant tax benefits to investors with large capital gains or longtime horizons.
Joe Bryant (Real Estate and Finance ’04) bought his first investment property in 2006. It was a modest brick duplex with a tuck-under garage in northwest Des Moines. While living in one side, he rented and managed the other side.
The MBA program at the University of Northern Iowa has seen record growth in the past five years – and numbers continue to trend upward as many U.S. companies continue to seek out recent MBA graduates for promotions and new positions.