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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…

Should You Use Canva for Your Resume?

Creating your resume in Canva can feel like manifesting a makeover. What can seem like a plain and boring document suddenly looks colorful and eye-catching. So as a career coach, when I meet with clients who’ve spiced things up by making a Canva resume, I hate breaking the news that their fancy new document probably…

This One Easy Habit Will Make You Better (and Happier) at Work

One of my mom’s favorite stories to tell us as children was the tale of the traveler and the three bricklayers. In the story, the traveler meets the bricklayers, who are hard at work, and asks them what they’re doing. One of my mom’s favorite stories to tell us as children was the tale of…

It’s Not What You Think: Exploring Post-Grad Options

From the moment we hit our senior year of high school, we’re blasted with expectations for our college careers. We arrive on campus with the idea that we’ll graduate in only four years’ time and that we’ll have a job waiting for us at the end of the tunnel. The truth is that’s not always…

Meet the Mark with Mizzou Mentorship

Internships are great a way for you to get a hands-on experience in your career, but there’s only so much insight they can offer you. While you are trying to gain as many valuable skills and experiences as you can, that can be overwhelming without the right support. If you’ve never thought about mentorship, we’re…

The Importance of Networking with Alumni on Handshake

Time and time again, college students are told to network as much as possible. You never know who might be able to serve as a mentor, or help you with an internship or a job in the future. With so many roles asking for more years of work experience than necessary — or even possible, for…

Where Will Mizzou Take You?

The University just published it's Class of 2020 career outcomes. This is data collected from an exit survey of graduates (including Summer and Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 grads). A record-breaking 93.5% of 2020 graduates found successful outcomes within 6 months of spring graduation. That is a pretty exceptional number especially considering our May graduates…

Career Outcomes: What do MU alumni do after graduation?

Over the past month we have posted alumni spotlights on Instagram and Twitter highlighting the experiences of diverse alumni and their career advice. And while we have more than 30 interesting and successful alums profiled, you might be thinking, "What about the rest of Mizzou alumni?" For the past few years Mizzou has been conducting…