Experiential Learning

47 Online Classes That’ll Help Your Career (and They’re Free!)

Learning a new skill helps your career. Period. And it’s true no matter who you are. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart from the hundreds of other applicants. Worked in the same position for a long time? Expertise in a new field could be the factor that gets…

Making the Most of Internships

How can you make sure you're making the most out of your internships to strengthen your full-time job search? Always ask for more If you have downtime at your internship, ask your supervisor for more work. If they don’t have any projects for you to work on, go to other departments and offer to assist…

Narrowing Down Your Internship Options

Whether you’re a freshman or a grad, it's never to late to look for an internship. However, with job boards like Handshake and LinkedIn being filled to the brim with opportunities, it can be difficult to find one that you like. Each one is different in its own way, but with some guidance you can…

Transferable Skills and Where to Find Them

As a college student, you may find yourself prioritizing school, friends, or regular income over gaining experience in your field. That’s okay! Believe it or not, many employers don’t expect recent college graduates (or underclassmen) to have 10+ years of work experience under their belt. Your resume is bound to feel a barren, but you…

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…

Internships: They’re Only Scary If You’re in the Dark

Anything can be scary when you don’t know what you’re looking at. While we can’t help you with the shadows in your room, we can help shine a light on internships. First things first Be aware that an internship is not the same thing as a part-time job, specifically because each has a different outcome.…

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 and being truly on your own out there in the world, it can be a…

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 your internship or try something that you find isn’t for you, both outcomes are helpful experiences. Perhaps most importantly, internships help you to form relationships and build…

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 involved can do for you: Marketable Skills The groups and organizations you are involved in more closely resemble most…