Banner for Career Scoop Blog

About Career Scoop

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.

Career Scoop

Stay Informed on Informational Interviewing

Have you ever wished you could just walk up to an employer and ask questions? No strings attached, no job on the line, just questions. Well, you can do just that with Informational Interviewing.…

Connecting through Tiger Spirit

We’ve talked before about career fairs as a means of networking with potential employers, but did you know that you can network in other ways too? Talking to alumni is another great way get started. Tons of people graduate from…

5 Steps to Take as a New Alumni

Graduating from college is an exciting, yet overwhelming experience. As an alumni, you’re adjusting to a new normal that is the beginning of the rest of your life. Prepare for this by taking the following steps for success:…

Stress Management and Wellness

Here at Mizzou, we want our students to feel supported. We know that life can get overwhelming for everyone, no matter where you are in your college career. Let’s go through a few options that we have on campus that…

Handshake: A Career Emporium

Have you ever spent hours on a job search engine because of how many options you have? Have you ever wished you could consolidate all 50 job sites into one handy one? What if we told you that we have…

How to Write a Thank-You Email or Letter After an Interview

How you follow up with an employer after your interview is almost as important as the interview itself. And sending a well-written thank you email and/or letter soon after your interview is essential. Here are some tips for writing a…

Get into Career Fairs Today!

Are you interested in getting your career started, but have no clue where to start? Here at Mizzou, we’ve got you covered! What is a career fair? A career fair is a great way to engage with recruiters and network…

The 4 Key Elements of a LinkedIn Profile

“What’s the purpose of LinkedIn?” a professional asked the Fairygodboss Community recently. “I have added my profile information, job experience, education, samples of my work and have connected with people, but I still don’t understand LinkedIn’s purpose…

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…

How to Highlight Your Experience and Skills to Help Your Resume Stand Out

Your resume is living document that will change and evolve throughout your career. Every time you gain new skills and experience, or look for a job or internship, you should go through your resume and refine it. Here are some…