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How to Manage Your Stress and Prioritize Wellbeing

Here at Mizzou, we want our students to feel supported. We know that life can get overwhelming, no matter where you are in your college career. Let’s go through a few options that we have on campus that can help you manage your stress.  Sleeping Sections on Campus  We all wish we had more hours…

Can’t Find a Job After College? 5 Ways to Get a Good Job

Finding a job after graduation is no easy feat. There's a lot to consider when searching for your perfect job opportunity. It can be very overwhelming and time consuming! To aide you in your search, implement these 5 job search tips to help you land your post-grad job. (Careersidekick article reposted with permission). It’s common to have difficulty…

Meet Career Specialist: Nez Redi

Meet Nez, one of our talented Career Specialists who was recently promoted to be a supervisor here at the MU Career Center (MUCC). When not at work or class, Nez invests his time and energy in his business ventures and podcast. Nez is someone that staff describes as a positive, ambitious go-getter who is a…

The Ultimate Guide to an Informational Interview

Informational interviewing is an amazing way to get an inside perspective on specific job positions and the workplace! Not only does it connect you with professionals, but it also helps you practice networking skills. To get started, read below and learn about the before, during and after steps of an informational interview. (Blog reposted from LiveCareer) While…

Building a Research Footprint

When Kristen Barwick chose the University of Missouri, her primary goal was to get into a research laboratory. Barwick enjoyed biology and chemistry in high school and became interested in research after listening to a teacher describe their research endeavors. “I didn’t even know research was an option until my senior year of high school,”…

Service: Transform Lives Including your Own!

With so many extracurriculars to pick from, it’s hard to narrow down what opportunities will fit you best. One thing we recommend all college-aged students try out is volunteering! There are so many benefits to volunteering, but here are just a few reasons why you might consider giving it a shot.  Benefits  https://career.missouri.edu/service-transform-lives-including-your-own/(opens in a…

5 Tips for Exploring Career Interests in College

Whether you are just about to enter college, in your final year, or about to start your master’s degree, you know well enough that exploring your career interests and options is no easy feat. It takes years of figuring out what interests you the most. And even then, there’s no telling if something else may come your…

Transferable Skills and Where to Find Them

As a college student, you may find yourself prioritizing school, friends, or regular income over gaining experience in your field. That’s okay! Believe it or not, many employers don’t expect recent college graduates (or underclassmen) to have 10+ years of work experience under their belt. Your resume is bound to feel a barren, but you…

5 Career Benefits of Getting Involved

Whether you choose to try out a new club, take on a part-time job, or just get more active within your major, involvement can do amazing things for your resume and career. Here’s what getting involved can do for you: Marketable Skills The groups and organizations you are involved in closely resemble most future workplaces…

Why Study Abroad Can Change Your Life

As a college student, you are gaining skills and life experience all the time. Studying abroad can boost these attributes at warp speed if you’ll let it. Though you may be daunted by the idea of leaving your home country and being truly on your own out there in the world, it can be a…