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How to Avoid Zoom Fatigue

Excerpted from the Harvard Business Review Feeling drained or exhausted after a day of Zoom-based classes, work sessions or org meetings? You’re not alone!  Video calls force us to be more intentionally focused on conversations in…

5 Career Benefits of Getting Involved

This week is Involvement Week at Mizzou. Getting involved is uniquely “virtual” this semester, but there are still so many opportunities for you to work towards your career goals through engagement this semester. Here’s what getting…

How to Find the Jobs You Want on Handshake

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for you? When you create your Handshake profile, and add your interests like cities and 

Staying Connected While Apart!

You can tell summer is over and fall classes are about to begin… students are walking around campus, there is a buzz to the downtown district and street parking is full! And while it’s exciting to be on the verge…

Statement on Racial Injustice and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Many of you have seen Dr. Choi’s email message about the racist events of the past months, weeks and days. The MU Career Center wants to acknowledge the recent publicized tragedies involving racism and injustice. These have been acts…

Adjusting to COVID: Small "Wins"

Hey Tigers! We did it! We finished the semester! Although the switch to virtual learning was difficult, coronavirus couldn’t stop us from finishing strong. Also, congratulations to the Class of 2020,……

Student Support in COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, the MU Career Center would like to take this time to discuss how to best use our services in these crazy times. While we are no longer on Mizzou’s campus, we are still holding our regular services…

Student Appreciation Week, April 12-18

Whether it is for work study or just to earn some extra cash, working on campus can be beneficial in many ways: employers are willing to work around your hectic class schedule and on-campus locations can be…

Top 6 Things to Be a Virtual Interview Success

A lot of things have changed during this time, but job seekers are still on the hunt for stand-out employees like you! Although the process is a little different, virtual career fairs are essentially the same as in-person career fairs…

CliftonStrengths: Communication "The Storyteller"

People with the theme of communication feel they must express themselves, and this expression can take many forms – verbally, artistically, musically, through writing, how one dresses, teaches or even how one tells stories. They want to let people know…