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Exploring Careers & Majors

Which Path Will You Take?

Two Roads diverged in a yellow wood (Frost, 1915), but you don’t know where you’re going. And that’s totally fine. Figuring out what exactly you’d like to do with your degree, or your values, can be difficult.…

Taking MAJOR Steps

Did you know that at least 80% of college students change majors at least once during their college career? So, it’s nothing to worry about if you find yourself getting more and more curious about other educational paths. In fact,…

The 120 Best Places for Students and Grads to Launch their Career

For years, Handshake has been the #1 place university and college students go to find jobs. Born out of a real need to level the entry level playing field, that journey has never been no more critical than it is…

Say “Yes” More Often

Alumni Spotlight Kasey Hammock Master’s of Public Affairs, 2018 Executive Director at First Chance for Children Kasey’s career at First Chance for Children began as an undergraduate intern. Her experiences as an intern ignited her passion for childhood…

Alumni Spotlights: Tigers Sharing Wisdom

For the remainder of fall semester, the MU Career Center will be featuring alumni spotlights on Instagram. I’d encourage you to follow along as you read about the career journeys of Mizzou alums from a variety…

"Fall" Into a Career

Some people have a laser focus and have always known what they want to do in a career. Others of us don’t have that singular vision and are open to more possibilities. My elementary school dreams of being a professional…

Why Mentorship Matters

This Fall, Mizzou launched the Mizzou Mentorship Program, and its purpose is to provide students with mentors to help them reach their full potential. Through this program, mentors will have a positive and……

Preparing For Early Registration with Focus 2

Registration is going to be upon us soon. For a lot of students, it can be stressful to choose classes in a smart way when you’re still uncertain about what career, or even what major, it is that you want…

Undecided? Okay by us!

Declaring a major can be an exciting, yet stressful time in a student’s life. Pressure to declare quickly can come from home and school, making the decision even harder to make, especially when everyone else seems to have it all…

Informational Interviews: A Tool for Deciding Students

Are you struggling with deciding your future career path? Many students feel completely confident in their major, but have trouble deciding exactly what they want to do with it. The MU Career Center has many resources for……