Journalism Career Services

The School of Journalism prides itself in making sure its students are career-ready upon graduation and offers a variety of resources to students, alumni and employers.

Peer Advising

Our trained peer career advisors are wholly committed to helping others, providing guidance, offering advice and recommending resources. They are ready to assist you with:

  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Job and internship searches
  • Major and career exploration
  • Graduate school
  • And other career questions!

Students can schedule a career advising appointment via MU Connect.

Online Resources

Canvas Career Modules

There are career services modules in the Journalism Undergraduate Student Advising canvas course with helpful information and resources to help you become more career ready!  The brief lessons include advice, resources, videos and action items on a variety of topics, including: Searching for Jobs, Building a resume, Adding Experience, Writing a Cover Letter, Creating a Portfolio, Interviewing and Networking & Online Image.

Mizzou Career Tools

Mizzou Career Tools is a comprehensive, searchable resource platform that features hundreds of materials, including career guides, videos, blogs, infographics, and more. You can search information by career interest, career topic or student identity.

Handshake

This employment website connects students and alumni with job vacancies, interviews, career fairs and events. Looking for a part-time job? Thinking about a summer internship? Getting ready for your post-grad career? Login to find your next job and to build the foundation of a meaningful career.

Career Outcomes

The MU Outcomes Survey provides detailed data on employment, salary, graduate school attendance and geographic location telling a story of student success.

If you are a graduating senior or recent alumnus, please complete the survey. Your information will be helpful to future graduates!

Employers

Job Announcements

Employers who wish to advertise employment opportunities to current students and alumni should email announcements to career@missouri.edu. Please make sure your listing includes a job description, candidate qualifications and application instructions. The more details you provide, the better the applicant response.

Recruitment Activities

If you would like to visit campus or host a recruitment event, please contact Jack O’Neill in the Dean’s Office: jjoneill@missouri.edu.