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Career Scoop is an online forum created by, for, and about Mizzou students. Here you’ll find the most current information, tips, and the “inside scoop” on all things career-related. Subscribe now to get updates and discover ways to successfully pursue your career goals.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Equity & Inclusion: Why Should Matter to All of Us

This MLK holiday I have been thinking about Mizzou’s 2022 theme, Spoken Word: Facing the Challenges of Tomorrow and Dr. King’s inspirational words, “Though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream.” Equity and…

Academic Success

Top 5 Career Tips for First Generation College Students

As a first generation student, you are piloting their own path in college without following in family footsteps. By default, this makes you resilient and resourceful. However, there could be some specific challenges you might face when navigating career and…


Strengths on the Playing Field

If you haven’t taken the CliftonStrengths assessment, then it might be better to do so before continuing. If you’ve already taken it, then you might be feeling a little overwhelmed by the huge report that got dropped…

Exploring Careers & Majors

Which Path Will You Take?

Two Roads diverged in a yellow wood (Frost, 1915), but you don’t know where you’re going. And that’s totally fine. Figuring out what exactly you’d like to do with your degree, or your values, can be difficult.…