Reflection & Self Care

Stress Management and Wellness

Here at Mizzou, we want our students to feel supported. We know that life can get overwhelming for everyone, no matter where you are in your college career. Let’s go through a few options that we have on campus that can help you manage your stress. Sanvello During the start of the pandemic, Mizzou launched…

Facing Fears: How to Embrace “Failure” at Work

Little misses at your job or internship can shape big wins for your future. For many college seniors, the summer before graduation is a great time to start building solid career foundations. Putting hard work into a summer internship for a great company can really pay off for rising seniors. Sometimes, it even leads to…

10 Ways to Calm Stress in 15 Minutes or Less

Projects, papers and exams are upon us and December can be a really stressful time for most students. Here are 10 ways to manage stress and practice self-care, excerpted from the Healthline.com wellness blog. 1. Chew gum Chewing is a great form of stress reduction. If you have gum on hand, particularly scented gum, chew…

How to Avoid Zoom Fatigue

Excerpted from the Harvard Business Review Feeling drained or exhausted after a day of Zoom-based classes, work sessions or org meetings? You're not alone!  Video calls force us to be more intentionally focused on conversations in order to learn and absorb information. Asking questions and requesting clarifications is harder and it's more difficult to concentrate…

Staying Connected While Apart!

You can tell summer is over and fall classes are about to begin... students are walking around campus, there is a buzz to the downtown district and street parking is full! And while it's exciting to be on the verge of a new semester, it will certainly be like no other. In the middle of…

Adjusting to COVID: Small “Wins”

Hey Tigers! We did it! We finished the semester! Although the switch to virtual learning was difficult, coronavirus couldn’t stop us from finishing strong. Also, congratulations to the Class of 2020, you will be missed! We asked a few students of various majors and grades how they handled the virtual transition for the remainder of…

Student Support in COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, the MU Career Center would like to take this time to discuss how to best use our services in these crazy times. While we are no longer on Mizzou’s campus, we are still holding our regular services via Zoom (Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm). While the pandemic continues, most students are still adjusting to the…

Aim for Wellness

No matter what year you are in, college can seem very demanding of your time and energy, especially around mid-fall and early winter. Now is when you regret taking that 8 a.m. class, wishing you could curl back up into bed every time the alarm goes off. Ultimately, you muster up the strength to go…

Grow Your Career

While doing research on “Career Growth”, I found an article with this advice: “If you want to grow in your career, you can’t be complacent,” and those words have been circulating in my head for quite some time. So often, we want to develop in our skills, get promoted, acquire the internship, etc., but we…

Choosing Both Rest & Producitivity

Spring Break is days away and we could not be happier! I am sure you have plans to not make plans and that is perfectly okay because you are a hard-working student and rest is completely necessary! Let me also suggest that you may want to block out just a couple days for career reflection…