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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…

Diving Deeper into Your Job Search

Making connections is an essential part of getting the career you want. Not only do connections lead you to new job opportunities, making connections can be fun and exciting! Most people, simply search for jobs online, apply to them and…

Navigating the Career Fair

One of THE BEST ways to learn about careers and future job opportunities at Mizzou is attending one the many career fairs hosted by the different departments. In essence, career fairs are large expos where you get to walk around…

Why You Should Be a Career Specialist!

Hi. My name is Brooke Bassett and I have been working at the MU Career Center for close to a year now and I absolutely love it. I found out about this job through my small group leader when I…

Turn Your Internship Into a Full-Time Job!

We are staying busy at the Career Center this summer tackling new projects, programs and welcoming new students to campus! So rather than writing our own posts, we’ll be sourcing some great content from career advisors and bloggers on the…

Using Technology to Find your Career "Fit"

In career services we often talk about how college students and recent graduates need to find the right “fit”: A career where your unique skills, experiences, interests and values closely match with that of your position and hiring organization. There’s…