Career Scoop

The Skills that Really Matter on Your Handshake Profile

Handshake is an amazing tool for finding career event details, exploring the job market and applying for jobs and internships! The app and website are easy to use and even allow you to apply for a job right then and there. With customizable profile settings, you might be wondering what’s worth including or highlighting about…

Semester Reflection: 7 Questions to Ask Ourselves 

Every new year, many people review the highs and lows of the past year and make resolutions for the year ahead. Now’s a great time for students to take time to reflect and take stock of the fall semester. Before moving forward, it’s helpful to know where we’ve been!  Maybe we joined a new club…

How To the Tackle Internship Search 

It might seem like all anyone talks about is internships! But where do you start and how do you get an internship? No need to worry, we are here to help. Use this guide to help you land your next internship and get real-world experience that employers love to see.   What’s your why  Start off…

Top 10 Freelance Careers

If you have a skill or talent that you think can make you money, you might want to consider freelancing! Freelance work is self-employed and usually involves working with clients on a project to project basis. Read below to explore these ten freelance careers and get inspired to try one out! If you’re wondering, “What are the highest paying…

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,”…

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…