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What To Do This Summer If You Don't Have an Internship

Summer’s finally here, which means warm weather, no tests, no stress, and tons of free time, maybe too much free time. Maybe all your friends have interesting internships and you didn’t even apply for one. Or maybe you applied for…

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before a Career Fair

Career fairs provide you a chance to gain a deeper insight into the company and the position you are interested in. In addition, it is a great chance for you to impress campus recruiters and make yourself stand out from…

Tips for a Creative Portfolio

In preparing for graduation, there are only about a million thoughts and worries buzzing through a graduate’s head (including mine). In a creative position like my career path, one thing that can help ease your mind and help you stand…

3 Things To Know About Finding a Part-Time Job

Working a part-time job during school can be a really rewarding experience both financially, socially, and professionally. Here are some helpful resources to help you land a great part-time job during your time at Mizzou! Get Online HireMizzouTigers.com is a…

What NOT to Do On Your First Day at Work

Let’s get this straight: you earned that college degree, you moved yourself out of your mother’s basement, and you nailed that job interview. So far, things are looking pretty good. However, there is still a lot that goes into keeping…

Avoiding Sketchy Jobs and Internships

This time of year you start seeing fliers posted around campus stating things like “You can earn $10,000 this summer.”  While that sounds amazing, ususally things that sound too good to be true are just that – not real! To…