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Experiential Learning

Why Study Abroad Can Change Your Life

As a college student, you are gaining skills and life experience all the time. Studying abroad can boost these attributes at warp speed if you’ll let it. Though you may be daunted by the idea of leaving your home country…

What Is an Internship? 

As you start to think about your summer plans, an internship might be something you consider. Internships are a great way to gain career experience and explore something new short-term. Whether you end up loving

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…

Be Your Own Self-Advocate!

Mizzou has embraced the NACE Career Competencies, eight skills that are critical for students to be “career ready”, that is successful once they graduate and enter the workforce. One of those competencies is Career Management, which means students take a…

Get Involved!

Did you know there are over 600 recognized student organizations at Mizzou? This week (Involvement Week) is the perfect opportunity for students to find their place at the university and……

Maximize Your Summer

As June kicks off and summer session begins at MU, students are likely finally getting into their summer routines. Whether it be summer classes, a part-time job, or an internship, everyone should be taking advantage of this time for personal…

National Student Employment Week

This week is National Student Employment Week— a week where colleges and students across the country recognize the importance of student employees. Students are vital to the life and atmosphere of Mizzou’s campus and the downtown area. Many business and…

Office of Service Learning & MU Serves

Hey Tigers! Here is an interview with Elliot DeNard, a sophomore Business major, discussing his experience taking a service learning course where he volunteers at Derby Ridge Elementary. How are you involved with the Office of Service Learning (OSL)? This…

Getting Involved: Theatre Audition Experience

Hi! My name is Raynesha. I am a sophomore majoring in Journalism. I love to write, to blog, to create videos, but secretly, I love to perform. Last year, I was in a Fine Arts course called “Theatre In Society”.…

Take a Risk!

The start of each year often focuses on resolutions but at the Career Center we are encouraged by the idea of taking (small) risks. Doing something new can lead you to cool people, places, and experiences that you never might…