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J Students: We are here to help!

Are you a Journalism student in need of assistance during your journey in the J School? Do you need help looking for jobs and/or internships? Meet Brianna Chatmon and Olivia Jacobson, our Journalism Career Services team, who are here to…

Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship, as defined by dictionary.com, is “the activity of setting up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit”.  At Mizzou, there are many great opportunities for young aspiring creatives– people who want to take…

Veterans Day and Military Opportunities

In honor of Veterans Day on Monday, I thought it would be nice to talk about Veterans Day and how it came to be. Veterans Day was created to commemorate the end of World War I on November 11, 1919.…

National Business Women’s Week Spotlight: Darling Magazine – Seriously

In honor of National Business Women’s Week, I want to highlight an article from one of my favorite magazines. Darling Magazine is a magazine dedicated to celebrating women and challenging cultural ideals of beauty. The article below titled, Seriously Women…

Diversity and Inclusivity: Why Should I Care?

This week’s blog post is about diversity and inclusivity. You have probably heard these words before in classes, clubs, organizations or your workplace. When most people think of diversity and inclusivity, they think of issues surrounding race because that is…

Exploration: Columbia & Careers || Part 2

This is a continuation of a previous blog post about exploring all Columbia has to offer while you are in school here at Mizzou!   For the studious ones|| The Grind Coffee House: The Grind is a great spot…

Exploration: Columbia & Career || Part 1

As an incoming freshman, you’re probably wondering: What is there to do in Columbia, Missouri? How can I try new things, meet new people and network all at once? Well my friends, here is your very own virtual tour guide…

What Employers Want

February is Black History Month and throughout the 2018 Spring Semester we will celebrate things like Women’s History, Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage, Jewish Americans, LGBTQ Pride and more. You might ask yourself, should I care? Should I get involved? …

How to Kickstart the Semester Off Right

Sadly, most good things have to come to an end and Winter Break is one of them. With that being said, here is a little go-to advice to start your semester off right. 1. Be Aware of Your Semester Demands…

5 Simple Ways to De-stress!

The semester is coming to a close and the pressure of academic deadlines and final exams can be overwhelming. The Career Center wants you to be successful and we suggest five simple coping strategies that can help you effectively deal…