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What’s the Value of a Part-Time Job?

It’s Student Employee Appreciation Week and Mizzou is celebrating 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…

Consider International Service with the Peace Corps

Consider international service with the Peace Corps after graduation Applications now accepted for jobs starting in 2022. Visualize your future. Life after graduation. Maybe you see your career unfolding, marriage, a kid or three, and buying your first home.

Career Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring weather got you in a cleaning mood? Freshen up with this checklist! Dust Off Your Resume When’s the last time you updated your resume?  Might be a good idea to give it a quick look over and make sure…

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…

5 Easy Resolutions To Help You Get a Job or Internship This Year

New year, fresh start! If your resolution is to land a great job or internship, now is the perfect time to take action. And unlike some lofty goals that may fizzle by February, there are simple steps you can take…

How to Find the Jobs You Want on Handshake

With thousands of jobs and internships for students on Handshake, how can you find the ones that are right for you? When you create your Handshake profile, and add your interests like cities and 

Student Appreciation Week, April 12-18

Whether it is for work study or just to earn some extra cash, working on campus can be beneficial in many ways: employers are willing to work around your hectic class schedule and on-campus locations can be…

Career Tool Spotlight: Handshake

One week into Spring Semester– how is everyone feeling? Hopefully you all are feeling good and ready to tackle your academics with confidence! If not, that is okay too. I do however, have some exciting and informative news for you.…

Job Search Boot Camp Takeaways

On Friday January 18th, the Career Center hosted a Job Search “Boot Camp” for students interested in learning more about taking the next step in their future careers. They heard from Dr. Pat Okker, Dean of the College of Arts…

Applications Don’t Have to Be Scary

In the spirit of Halloween, we are going to be talking about applications and how the process can sometimes be a little spooky. As college students, we are constantly on the lookout for jobs, internships and graduate schools. We are…