Jobs & Internships

Don’t Stress Before You Say Yes

Don’t take that job! … at least, not until you’ve scrutinized your pay rate and every detail of your offer. Many students fall into the trap of accepting their first entry-level job offer without realizing what a bit of research can do to drastically change the concessions in their favor. Even fewer realize just how crucial it…

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…

5 minutes to spare? 5 things to do on the Handshake app!

Handshake has always been a handy tool for students to find career opportunities and apply for jobs. Now, with the updated app, it is even easier than ever to find what you are looking for on the go! Whether you are waiting for the bus or just have time to kill, here are some tips…

January Handshake Challenge: How Many Boxes Can You Check Off ?

In career services, we always think the career search is fun—but we understand that, when you’re juggling classes, social commitments, and extra-curriculars, it can feel like a chore! That’s why we like to break the journey to your next internship or job into fun, easy challenges. Consider this guide to improving your Handshake experience like a…

Companies to Help you Launch a Career and Pay Off Student Loans

Will I make it to class on time after snoozing my alarm? Was I supposed to take out the trash today or is it my roommate’s turn? What should I grab for dinner tonight? Will I spend the rest of my life feeling absolutely crushed beneath the weight of the loans that are helping me attend…

Part-Time Campus Job Fair: 3 Tips for Success

The Part-Time Campus Job Fair is less than two weeks away: September 7th from 12-3 pm!  All students are welcome to participate and while you can simply show up that day to Lowry Mall, it's in your best interest to do a little planning in advance. I have outlined some simple steps to help you…

How to Protect Yourself from AI-Generated Job Scams

Generative AI such as ChatGPT is revolutionizing digital scams across the world. For job scammers, these programs make it substantially easier to craft detailed and compelling job descriptions in very little time. Previous red flags, such as poor spelling and vague descriptions, may be less recognizable now that more sophisticated technology is available. Job scams…

How To Tackle the Internship Search 

It might seem like all anyone talks about is internships! But where do you start and how do you get an internship? No need to worry, we are here to help. Use this guide to help you land your next internship and get real-world experience that employers love to see.   What’s your why  Start off…

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…