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Career Scoop is an online forum created by, for, and about Mizzou students. Here you’ll find the most current information, tips, and the “inside scoop” on all things career-related. Subscribe now to get updates and discover ways to successfully pursue your career goals.

Exploring Careers & Majors

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…

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…

Making the Most of Summer: Informational Interviews

Now that the rush of the school year has subsided you should make the most of your summer by doing a little career planning. Whether you are taking classes, relaxing poolside, or working hard at an internship or summer job,…

Assisting International Students with Career Exploration

International students may encounter more career barriers when they try to get a job, select a major, or decide a career path due to the differences and concerns in culture, educational systems, and work eligibility. Based on the strong commitment…

Career Planning with Focus2

As a first year student just finishing my first semester of college, it has become overwhelmingly apparent to me that I am not as certain about my future aspirations as I was once before. Coming into Mizzou I was undoubtedly…

Reflecting for Future Happiness

Reflection is a common theme throughout life. As a junior in college, I’m always thinking back to a time when I was younger or when times were easier. I, also, ponder the things that I’ve learned in class and what…