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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…

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…

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…

It's 2020: Be resolute!

With the start of the new year, we all propose resolutions about making ourselves better than we were the year before, whether that be with the goal of weight loss or spending less money, but what about resolutions……

Ghosts, Spells and Goblins: Scarier than your career questions!

Ghosts and ghouls may be scary, but updating a resume doesn’t have to be! Feel free to stop by the MU Career Center for help getting a resume started or updated. You can have staff review your…

4 Smart Tips About Your Finances

For anyone making money in the modern world, financial planning is a necessary skill. It is especially vital in the college years, where funds are notoriously low and the professional world is only a few years away. The last thing…

Want Financial Aid? File your FAFSA!

It’s that time of year, students. As the midterm season ends, it is time to start focusing on finance, specifically financial aid. Every year, the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) awards thousands of dollars to students…

Celebrating Women's Accomplishments

Happy March and Happy Women’s History Month! All the way from Ada Lovelace to Malala Yousafzai, there have been tons of influential women that have sparked a plethora of change throughout our world. Let’s take a look at how women…

Black History Month - Let’s Talk About Us/Race

As the end of Black History Month approaches, it is important that we discuss the elephant in the room. Race. As often as it is attempted to be ignored, the topic of race is, and must be, addressed. No matter…

LOVE Your Career

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we thought it would be nice to talk about loving your career. I know sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to find a career path that you feel good about, but I…