CCStudentCareerServices

MU Career Center Services

Overview

The MU Career Center offers a broad range of services and resources to assist students, parents, educators, and the community. Click on the headings below to find out more about individual services and access our resources.

Career Center Services

Exploring my interest and majors

 

Links

 

Next Steps

  • Discuss your plans with a Career Specialist (available 9 AM - 5 PM, Monday-Friday)
  • Take a career self-assessment:
    • Missouri Card Sort (Free)
    • Self-Directed Search ($15)
    • StrengthsQuest ($15)
  • Have a major in mind? Talk with an adviser about your degree program:MU Advising
  • Really undecided? Speak about your interests with an adviser in Academic Exploration & Advising Services
  • Enroll in a Career Explorations Course (SSC 2100) to see how your interests, abilities, and values can help you choose a major and career direction.

Resumes and Cover Letters


Links

 

Next Steps

Interviews, Career Fairs, and Business Etiquette


Links

Interview Attire: PinterestDress for Success Infographic

Interview Tips:  College Grad.com

NACE interview articles:Top Tips for Answering Interview Questions | What Interviewers Want to Know | Interview Time is Show Time

InterviewStream: Sign Up (New User) or Login (Returning User)

 

Next Steps

  • Schedule a custom mock interview
  • Watch our 3 P’s of Interviewing and Answering Interview Question webshops
  • Talk with a Career Specialist about preparing for an interview

Searching for Jobs & Internships

Part-Time Jobs

 

Links

Employer Listings: Columbia Chamber of Commerce | HireMizzouTigers.com

 

Next Steps

  • Talk with a Career Specialist about part-time jobs on or off campus
  • Search jobs and connect with employers on
  • Go to Columbia Chamber of Commerce to find local employers

 

Work Study Jobs, Graduate Assistantships or Volunteer Positions

 

Links

Next Steps

 

Internships


Links

Next Steps

  • Talk with a Career Specialist about internships to gain experience
  • See if your academic department maintains internship contacts or offers credit-based internships

 

Full-Time Jobs


Links

Next Steps

  • Discuss with a Career Specialist full-time job search strategies
  • Enhance your online image: create a LinkedIn profile and review your social media presence
  • Learn more about job negotiation and company research
  • Begin to establish and build your network 

Networking and Social Media


Links

 

Next Steps

Salary Negotiation and Relocation


Links

 

Next Steps

  • Talk with a Career Specialist about how to research salaries  
  • Determine your worth by researching salaries and reflecting on your skills, experience and abilities.

Applying to Graduate School


Links

 

Next Steps

  • Talk with a Career Specialist about your thoughts and plans for applying to graduate school
  • Speak with professors about your graduate school interest and recommendation letters
  • To learn more, go to: Graduate School

Work and Study Abroad


Links

Career Counseling

Links

Career Counseling Intake Form

Next Steps

  • Learn more about how Career Counseling can help you with career transitions, decisions, and resources

Diversity, Disability and LGBT Resources


Links

Outreach Programs

Links

Outreach Presentation Requests 

Next Steps

  • Request your students take StrengthsQuest and have a presenter come to present follow up information.
  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if you are interested in having students complete an assignment involving the MU Career Center so we can ensure the best possible service.

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