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Exploring Careers & Majors

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……

Train Like a Pro

In  the midst of Stanley Cup it’s easy to get caught up in idolizing the incredible athletes that grace our televisions each week.  What we often forget is that they are humans too and that they have career troubles just…

Hanging at Home for the Holidays

Thanksgiving break is right around the corner and we all know what that means… endless questions from family members about what classes we are taking, what we are going to do with our lives and how we plan to use…

Personal Self-Assessment

In the previous blog post, I talked about academic self-reflection and how to bounce back from your first round of exams. For this post, I am going to talk about more than just your educational achievement and focus on your…