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MU Career Center

The information listed below reflects our availability for Summer 2021.

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 Résumés and Cover Letters
CliftonStrengths Interview Preparation
Focus 2 Part-Time Student Employment
Career Counseling Job Search
Online Drop-Ins

We offer drop-in career consultations via Zoom, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  To speak one-on-one with a Career Specialist:

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.

By Appointment

If you’d like to schedule an appointment with a Career Specialist you may reserve a time on MU Connect.  Appointments are available via Zoom phone and video calls.

By Phone

For general information, 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#.

By E-mail

E-mail us at Staff typically responds to messages within 2 business days.

Get Social

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.**


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 $1,340 award at the end of the year simply for completing your service!

Email us: To learn more and apply, please email


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 offers both in-person and virtual tutoring options, however, virtual positions may be limited. We provide tutors with all the training to deliver tutoring services effectively and grow professionally in a work environment. 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 or email:  If you’re interested in applying, submit an online application or email