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Laws of Attraction: Cover Letters Employers Will Adore

It’s that time of year again! Time to shower that special someone with attention and love. That special someone? Well, your potential future employer of course! With summer and graduation just a few months away, now is the perfect time…

5 Career Resolutions to Make 2018 Great!

It’s a new year and everyone likes to talk about resolutions. There’s nothing wrong with tackling super ambitious fitness goals or bucket list items like learning to speak French, but maybe you can do something that’s a bit simpler and…

4 Steps To Bring You Career Cheer!

Hopefully by now you have had a little time to unwind and relax from the close of fall semester.  And while the next 4 weeks will likely be full of good food, family, friends and a few Netflix binges it’s…

Five Tips for Finding a Summer Internship

Springtime is around the corner and that means it’s the perfect time to begin looking for summer internships. While the summer’s all about hanging out and enjoying your well-deserved free time, it’s also about using that spare time to build…

Summer Jobs Galore!

Here we go again! Time to get on that summer job train. There are so many options available for summer jobs, but first, we need to answer some very important questions: 1. Where do you want to be?- Do you…

Don’t Get Catfished: Find Your Perfect Job and Avoid Creeps Online

You’re young, restless and searching for your perfect [job] match. You’re not looking for some fake company to lure you in, promise you the world and then steal your credit card information (even worse). Just as the Internet provides quality…

Person + Environment

People say they want to get a “good job,” but what does that mean? There are so many things that could constitute a “good job” and the qualifications are different for everybody. So, here’s the big question- how do you figure…

Work at the Career Center: Play to Your Strengths!

New to campus? Been here for a while? Love working on resumes? Don’t know anything about resumes? Want to help people? Need a job? Keep reading. The MU Career Center is looking to hire new Career Specialists! We are looking…

August Part-Time Job Fair: Six Keys to Success

The 2015 Part-Time Job Fair is less than three weeks away: August 27th!  All students are welcome to participate and while you can simply show up that day to the MizzouRec Complex it’s in your best interest to do a…

Looking For a Part-Time Job?

August is just around the corner and many of you will be beginning to, or already have been, searching for a job to start in the fall. As a Career Specialist, I have helped many MU students during this search…