Jobs & Internships

What’s the Value of a Part-Time Job?

Welcome back, Tigers! We hope your first few weeks of school have been nothing but extraordinary and full of memorable moments. The MUCC is excited for all the upcoming campus career fairs that will provide you with the opportunity to find the right employer. In the coming weeks, we will be hosting the Campus Part-Time…

The Right Way to Read an Entry-Level Job Description

So you’ve found an entry-level job description that looks promising. How do you make sure it’s worth your time to apply? The job description can tell you a lot, not just about the role, but about the company and culture. Take the time to read the job description carefully. Then, use the job description to…

7 “Green Flags” to Look for in an Employer

When interviewing with a new organization, it’s wise to keep an eye out for “red flags.” Some job-seekers might be wary of high company turnover, lack of punctuality, low salaries, or other factors that signal that it might not be the right job for them. Others might have had negative experiences in the past and…

Conquer the Career Fair

It’s that time of year again! Pretty soon representatives will be visiting campus from all over the country. While that might sound intimidating, they’re actually pretty fun. You just have to know how to maneuver through the sea of potential. There are a few things to remember when it comes to preparing for the career…

Handshake Hacks to Land That Job

By now, you’ve probably spent a lot of time perusing the annals of the Handshake job site. You’ve probably even applied to an internship or two. Unfortunately, there are tons of students across the country who are in the same shoes, with quite a few of them in your town alone. On the bright side,…

Handshake: A Career Emporium

Have you ever spent hours on a job search engine because of how many options you have? Have you ever wished you could consolidate all 50 job sites into one handy one? What if we told you that we have a website filled with employers looking to hire students specifically at your school? Let’s introduce…

Get into Career Fairs Today!

Are you interested in getting your career started, but have no clue where to start? Here at Mizzou, we’ve got you covered! What is a career fair? A career fair is a great way to engage with recruiters and network with professionals in the industry you want. It gives the recruiters a chance to get to know…

Handshake Hacks: A Checklist to Find a Job or Internship

How to: Be the first to know about new jobs and events Download the Handshake app: With the app, you get important alerts to help you stay ahead in your job search. You can save and apply to jobs, message employers, attend virtual recruiting events, and more. Get it now in the App Store or Google Play. How to:…

What’s the Value of a Part-Time Job?

Each April during Student Employee Appreciation Week, Mizzou celebrates its part-time student workers who do so much to support the mission of the University. Whether you work on, campus, off campus or are getting ready to start a summer job next month, it’s important to remember that while you are earning some income, you are…

Benefits of Gap Year Work Programs

Adapted from Mike Profita's blog post on thebalancecareers.com  Traditionally, a gap year referred to prospective college students who wanted to take some time off prior to beginning their post-high school education. More recently, college students looking for a break during the college years, as well as college graduates, have found the gap year experience to…