Career Counseling

Career Counseling is available during the academic semesters, and  is currently not accepting clients for the summer. We will resume scheduling Career Counseling Intake Appointments for the fall 2017 semester at the end of August. If you have questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Are you trying to decide on a college major or graduate education, considering a new career, or maybe need help conducting a successful job search? If so, the career counselors at the MU Career Center will be able to help you.


The MU Career Center provides a full range of counseling services for MU students, alumni, faculty members and community members.

Counselors-in-training are graduate students who are receiving systematic supervision to provide individual counseling on a wide range of career, academic, and social issues. Career issues may be clients’ initial concern, but academic and personal issues may emerge in counseling and can be discussed and explored as well.

Counseling services are available during the fall and spring semesters; during summer and winter breaks, please call (573) 882-6801, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or visit the MU Career Center for assistance.

What We Offer

Career counselors provide the individual attention you deserve. We will provide you with one-on-one sessions to explore your interests and options, and acquaint you with the resources within the Career Center.

What We Do

  • Discuss career, academic, and personal/social issues.
  • Assist you through career transitions and decisions.
  • Offer career self-assessments to understand your skills, abilities, interests, talents, and values.
  • Connect you to job search and career information resources.
  • Help you set personal goals.
  • Explore ways to find balance in your life.
  • Discover academic enrichment opportunities.
  • Anything else you would like to talk about when meeting with us.

Available Assessments

      Self-Directed Search StrengthsQuest 
      Missouri Occupational Card Sort            My Vocational Situation
      Missouri Majors Card Sort Insight Inventory

Getting Started

We offer two options to sign up for our career counseling services:

  1. Online. Sign up through Genbook for a 30 minute intake session with one of our counselors. Please fill out an intake form in advance and bring it with you to your intake session. Call 573-882-6801 if you need assistance with making an appointment on Genbook.

  2. In PersonVisit us at the MU Career Center to speak with a Career Specialist and sign up for a 30 minute intake session. We are located in the Student Success Center across from Ellis Library on Lowry Mall. Please make sure to fill out an intake form before the intake session.

If you have any questions about career counseling, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 573-882-6801.

Career Counseling Hours

The Career Center is open Monday through Friday from 9am – 5pm, but additional hours may be available. A counselor will contact you to set up your first appointment.