Actively take steps to build and develop skills that are essential to employers and will help you be successful in the professional world. Students who are “career ready” gain a competitive advantage over their peers… so what are you waiting for? Join the challenge and play!
Students can participate in the Career Readiness Challenge until May 7th. Prizes cannot be claimed after May 14th.
Playing the Game
Complete tasks to earn free Mizzou and Career Career swag! Students can aim to complete 5 core tasks to be a Career Readiness Rookie or 8 tasks to be a Career Readiness Champion for a premium prize!
For each task, take a screenshot or photo of your completed task and attach images in an email to the MU Career Center: firstname.lastname@example.org. Only submit an email once you have completed ALL TASKS.
Career Readiness Rookie tasks (all required):
- Create profile on Big Interview and watch one playbook
- Take Focus 2 assessment
- Zoom with Career Specialist to review your resume or start writing one
- Login to HireMizzouTigers, powered by Handshake and complete career interests
- Create/update a LinkedIn profile
Career Readiness Champion tasks (Complete tasks above and select 3 more options below):
- Follow us on social media (Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter)
- Take CliftonStrengths (fee involved)
- Visit What Can I Do With This Major or Majors.missouri.edu
- Watch 3 Candid Career videos on the Get Hired channel
- Visit O*Net and explore 3 occupations of interest
Career Ready Rookie
The Career Readiness Rookie completes 5 core career challenge tasks to receive a Mizzou padfolio and pen!
Career Ready Champion
The Career Readiness Champion completes 5 core career challenge tasks + 3 Above & Beyond tasks to receive a Mizzou Padfolio, sunglasses, water bottle and pen!
Claim Your Prize
Once you submit an email with proof of your completed career readiness tasks, a staff member will reply back with instructions on how to safely claim your prize at the Student Success Center. Prizes will be distributed Fridays between 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
**NOTE: Limited supplies! Prizes offered until items run out.