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 1st. Prizes must be claimed by May 12th.
Playing the Game
Complete tasks to earn free Mizzou and Career Center 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):
- Download and print the Career Readiness for your class year:
- Take Focus 2 career readiness assessment
- Zoom with Career Specialist to review your resume or start writing one
- Login to HireMizzouTigers, powered by Handshake and complete Career Interests (under initials)
- Follow us on social media (Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter)
Career Readiness Champion tasks (Complete tasks above and select 3 more options below):
- Create/update your LinkedIn profile
- Create a profile on Big Interview and watch one playbook
- Visit an online career community and look at a featured resource, blog or video
- Watch 3 Candid Career videos on the Get Hired channel
- Go to O*Net and explore 3 occupations of interest
- Take CliftonStrengths and learn your unique talents (fee involved)
Career Ready Rookie
The Career Readiness Rookie completes 4 core career challenge tasks to receive a water bottle.
Career Ready Champion
The Career Readiness Champion completes 5 core career challenge tasks + 3 Above & Beyond tasks to receive a water bottle, sunglasses, and Mizzou Padfolio!
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 claim your prize at the Student Success Center. Prizes will be distributed Thursdays and Fridays between 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
*NOTE: Limited supplies! Prizes offered until items run out.