Faculty & Staff

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The MU Career Center offers a variety of programs and services in support of our faculty and staff partners. Our services are designed to not only assist Mizzou students, but to also assist faculty in your teaching and advising roles. Read below or print this faculty/staff overview.

Academic Collaboration

  • Consultations: The Career Center staff welcomes discussions with instructors about incorporating career development into individual courses, curriculum and student interactions.  Email us to further discuss your desired student learning outcomes.
  • Class Assignments and Presentations: We offer multiple ways to integrate career development into student learning. Faculty and staff may request a course assignment or a presentation for their class or group.
  • Career Readiness: Instructors have the unique opportunity to help students learn about and develop their career readiness competencies. Consider ways you can incorporate career readiness in your classroom.

Student Advising

  • Recommend a Career Course: Students may benefit from taking the SSC 2100 Career Explorations class, which helps them learn about their interests and make informed career decisions.
  • Provide Resources: Connect students with hundreds of multimedia career resources on Mizzou Career Tools. Please also recommend curated content for unique student affinities and career communities.
  • Share Outcomes Data: The campus conducts an Outcomes Survey which captures data on employment, salary, graduate school attendance and the location of recent MU graduates.

Student Referrals

  • Peer Career Advising: Students can take advantage of our drop-in hours and visit with a Career Specialist to discuss majors/careers, resumes, interview preparation and more.  Please direct students to our Connect with Us web page for details.
  • Career Counselors: Students wanting more in-depth sessions can see a Career Counselor on an ongoing basis to discuss a wide range of career, academic, and social issues.
  • Career Coaching: A&S upperclassmen can meet with the A&S Career Coach to develop post-graduation plans based on their values, interests, personality and skills.  Likewise, graduate students from all disciplines can meet with one of our two Graduate Student Career Coaches to explore and prepare for diverse career pathways.

Instructional Library

  • Lesson Plans: In the Faculty Resources section of Mizzou Career Tools, you can view various class-based activities and lessons. The downloadable class lesson plans include a slide deck and optional class activities for a full class period.
  • Videos: View career ready playlists or access all videos on our YouTube channel. You can also share Candid Career videos with students highlighting occupations and career advice.
  • Career Resources: Visit Mizzou Career Tools, our resource database, to see the top recommended for career exploration and career readiness.

Professional Development

  • Join the Career Development Network (CDN): The Career Development Network is a group of faculty and staff committed to helping students with their career development. Individuals can receive specialized training to be a Career Services Champion to help students with career-related questions and post-grad planning.
  • Subscribe to the Career Center Newsletter: Keep informed of career news, events and resources by subscribing to our monthly e-newsletter. Enter your email below under “Subscribe.”
  • Become a NACE member (FREE): Mizzou has an institutional membership to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Members may access extensive resources, webinars, research, discussion threads, and community insights.  Email us if you want to join!

Student Employee Supervisors

  • Hiring and Recruiting Students: Campus employers should advertise student positions on HireMizzouTigers.com, powered by Handshake. 
  • Supervising Student Employees: The supervisor toolkit offers a wealth of information and resources related to recruiting and managing student employees. Please join if you are seeking to create meaningful and consistent employment experiences.  

Employer Engagement

  • Recruitment: If an employer contacts you to be a guest lecturer or to host an event, please also notify Employer Relations Coordinator, Barbie Banks, so that she can connect with the employer and maximize their campus visit.
  • Recommending Candidates: If an employer requests names of students for employment opportunities, please direct them to Barbie Banks so we can post their positions on the employment site, Handshake, and promote their vacancies to all qualified MU students. Faculty should not make individual referrals, but are welcome to offer a reference for a student.


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