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Hello friends and collaborators of the MU Career Center!
We hope the school year started off well as we learn to navigate a semester that will be like none other!

The  team at the Career Center wants to remind you that while our services have moved online, we remain committed to being an active support and resource to the MU community. 
Even though we may be apart, we can still remain connected!    

Connect with the MU Career Center
The Career Center is ready to assist students with a variety of career development needs, including exploring occupations, gaining experience, preparing for the job search and pursuing careers after graduation. Our staff members are available Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. to connect with students the following ways: 
  • Online drop-in hours 
  • By appointment 
  • By phone  
  • Or by e-mail

For more information and our current hours, student should visit the Connect with Our Staff web page. Our staff is eager to have one-on-one consultations with students!

Student Employment Updates

Over the course of the summer, 3177 students shared their interest in working a part-time employment position while attending Mizzou. We have Tigers eager to work, and we appreciate your support in helping them connect with meaningful experiences. 
 Encourage students to:  
What can you do to support our students?

Virtual Career Fairs
Career services offices from across campus plan to host virtual fairs to connect students with employers, graduate programs, and volunteer organizations. Students can sign-up for times to speak and chat with recruiters about internships, part-time and full-time positions, and graduate/professional programs. Here is the list of campus virtual fairs:
  • Accounting-Specific Career Fair | September 9
  • Textile and Apparel Management Career Fair | September 15
  • CAFNR/Arts and Science Career and Internship Fair | September 16
  • Business Career Fair | September 17
  • Engineering Carer Fair  | September 23
  • Health Professions & Nursing Career & Opportunities Fair | October 7
All MU students are welcome to participate in ANY fair. Most fairs will take place from 8AM to 5PM CST. For more details, students should login to Handshake:

Do you know students struggling to make major/career decisions?   Let them know about the FREE Career Counseling available for students who are located within the state of Missouri* via Zoom! This is a service that goes beyond our regular drop-ins with Career Specialists. Our Career Counselors are counseling psychology graduate students who provide students with ongoing one-on-one career counseling support. There are six Career Counselors now taking appointments, ready to assist students with a variety of career, academic, and personal-related concerns.  

Eligible students can sign up through MU Connect for a 30 minute intake session with one of our counselors (follow this link or use the "Services” Tab and  search for Career Counseling in the search bar). Email if you have questions or need assistance with helping a student make an appointment.
*Career Counselors are only eligible to provide counseling services to people in Missouri. If you are a student at Mizzou and currently are outside the state of Missouri, you are welcome to visit with a Career Specialist (see

In the COVID era, there are many new challenges job seekers face. Students must contend with fewer employment opportunities, navigate online interviewing practices, and carefully weigh job stability, health and safety considerations. The MU Career Center recognizes that there are many unique challenges during this unprecedented time and we are here to support MU students.

Our COVID-19 response page provides helpful advice and timely resources:

Information includes:

  • Companies currently hiring
  • Recommended career resources
  • COVID-19 search strategies & tools
  • Lists of staffing firms
  • Tips for communicating with employers
  • Suggestions for self-care and more!  
Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus we are unable to host LinkedIn Photo Days during the fall semester. We share your disappointment and hope to offer them again soon. You can monitor our social media and web page for updates about spring semester.
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