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Campus Involvement at Mizzou

Whether you’re new to Mizzou or an MU veteran, getting involved on campus is always a great idea. You’re able to develop new relationships, network and gain interpersonal skills in a fun and engaging way. However, finding things to do on a huge campus like Mizzou can be difficult. Luckily, we’re here to help. What…

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…

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 that students can focus on to gain more skills and experience in the upcoming semester?  For starters,…

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 resume with you, or you can upload it to Handshake for approval. (note: We are located on the…

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 any student can afford to do is go into a career without understanding how to…

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 through loans and grants. But submitting a FAFSA is not simple or quick. Just because it’s a…