MU Career Center
The staff at the MU Career Center is ready to assist you with any of the following topics via the communication tools listed below.
|Career and Major Exploration||SSC 2100 Career Explorations|
|CliftonStrengths||Résumés and Cover Letters|
|Focus 2||Interview Preparation|
|Career Counseling||Part-Time Student Employment|
We offer drop-in career consultations Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Currently, all of our services are available via Zoom. To speak one-on-one with a Career Specialist:
- Go to our Zoom room https://umsystem.zoom.us/my/mucareercenter or
- Join using Meeting ID: mucareercenter
Please wait for a staff member to greet you and place you in a private chat room with a Career Specialist. We recommend students connect with Zoom because face-to-face, live conversations are the best way to answer your career-related questions as thoroughly and resourcefully as possible! Ideal for resume reviews and consultations, conversations about major and career exploration, student employment and more.
If you’d like to schedule an appointment with a Career Specialist you may reserve a time and date on MU Connect. Appointments are available via Zoom phone and video calls.
For general information or to visit with a Career Specialist, use the information below to call into Zoom. Our staff is available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Dial 312-626-6799. When asked, enter meeting ID 429 886 2873. Then enter # for participant ID.
- Or, on a smartphone, click +13126266799, 4298862873#.
E-mail us at email@example.com. Staff typically responds to messages within 2 business days.
Follow us on social media for career news and updates, helpful information, and upcoming events. Just click the social media icons on the gold footer below.
**Please note if you disclose information to a Career Specialist or full-time staff member about having been discriminated against or harassed, MU policy requires that we share this information with the Title IX Office. Learn more.**
For more information about the Peace Corps, you may contact the MU Strategic Campus Recruiter, Trevor Harris. Trevor can answer questions, assist with the application process, and support applicants preparing for Peace Corps interviews.
Jumpstart is an early childhood program that matches college students with preschool children with limited resources in our local community. Students serve as Jumpstart tutors, building children’s language, literacy and social emotional skills to help prepare them for kindergarten. Jumpstart is offered as a work-study job paying $11 per hour, OR course credit, earning 6 credit hours towards graduation. Jumpstart Tutors are also AmeriCorps members, which provides a $1300 award at the end of the year simply for completing your service! In order for Jumpstart to work for you, you will need availability on both Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in your schedule for both fall 2020 and spring 2021. Service will be remote for the fall semester.
Email us: To learn more and apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A Way With Words and Numbers (AWWWN)
We are a community-based non-profit program that teams undergraduate students from the University of Missouri with local children to improve their struggling literacy and mathematics skills. AWWWN has volunteer, service learning credit, and paid work study positions. AWWWN has successfully transitioned to a fully virtual format to accommodate for the changing needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. We provide tutors with all the necessary training to be able to deliver tutoring services effectively. We work around your schedule to find tutoring times that fit with requests from teachers and parents as well.
If you’d like to learn more about what AWWWN is and what we do, please visit https://awaywithwordsandnumbers.weebly.com/ or email: CommunityService@missouri.edu If you’re interested in applying, submit an online application.