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Career Center

Career Events

The Career Center hosts a variety of career activities and career fairs throughout the academic year. Below, you will find a brief description of each with a link to more information including the date and time of the next occurrence.

Career activities

Résumé Madness

Receive a quick review and tips on your résumé. All-day event held twice a semester in various locations around campus. Bring a hard copy of your résumé and visit with a member of the Career Center staff. More information

Mock Interview Day

All day event held each fall. Sign up for a time slot that works with your schedule and go through a mock interview with a representative from an area employer or Career Center member. More information

Etiquette Dinner

Held in the spring, the Networking Etiquette Dinner is an opportunity for students and alumni to network with employer sponsors while learning proper etiquette for a business meal. Dinner includes soup, salad, entree with a vegetable, starch, rolls, and dessert. Vegetarian meals are available upon request. More information

Speed Networking Event

This event will assist students in being more prepared to network and learn how to access the hidden job market. Alumni and employees from local businesses will participate in an hour of networking during the  “Speed Networking” sessions and provide students the opportunity to further network with those in their career field. More information

Career Power Hour

The Career Power Hour offers career guidance and tips to students in the comfort of their academic building. Students receive assistance with résumés, cover letters, interviewing, career counseling, and more. If you have a career or job search topic you would like to discuss, come to Career Power Hour.

College of Natural and Applied Sciences 
Career Power Hour dates

Wednesday September 23 1:30 – 2:30 pm Temple Hall 145
Wednesday October 21 1:30 – 2:30 pm E-Factory 1022
Wednesday December 9 1:30 – 2:30 pm Cheek Hall 203




William H. Darr School of Agriculture
Career Power Hour dates

Wednesday September 16 1:30 – 2:30 pm Karls Hall 145
Wednesday October 5 1:30 – 2:30 pm Darr Center 108
Wednesday November 11 1:30 – 2:30 pm Cheek Hall 203





Career fairs

Career Expo

The annual spring career fair open to all students and alumni from all majors. The employers in attendance are national, regional and local companies from all industries, excluding the field of education. These employers will be looking for full-time and part-time employees, as well as interns. This career fair is sponsored in consortium with Drury University, Evangel University, Southwest Baptist University, and College of the Ozarks. More information

Community Involvement Fair

Co-sponsored by the Career Center, Community Involvement & Service, Citizenship and Service-Learning, and Public Affairs Support, the Community Involvement Fair enables community agencies to foster relationships with Missouri State University student volunteers, student organizations, and faculty and staff. Read more information.

COB Career Fairs

The College of Business hosts multiple events during the Fall semester aimed at recuiting College of Business students. More information

Sciences Career Fair Reversal – College of Natural & Applied Sciences

In collaboration with the College of Natural and Applied Sciences and the Science Living-Learning Community, the Career Center is conducting the second annual Sciences Career Fair Reversal event on October 27, 2015.


This activity is guaranteed to provide you great benefit as you will meet with employers and learn about job/internship opportunities, be able to discuss different career options, and gain information on how to enter their industry during college or after graduation. Learn more on JobTracks. 


This activity will allow you the opportunity to meet with Career Center professionals, science students, and faculty representing various majors within the CNAS department area. Furthermore, you will have the unique ability to explain why your company is so great. We invite you to attend this event on October 27 To sign up, please log into JobTracks using your username and password and search for the event under the Career Events tab (if you have any issues with this process please contact the Career Center at 417-836-5636 or If you have any questions please feel free to contact Gary Stafford at or Alisa Garbisch at

Agricultural Career Fair and Industrial Event

This is the second annual agriculture-specific career fair and industry event. Employers will be looking to fill internships and full-time positions. View the details of the event.

Education Day

Annual Spring career fair open to all students and alumni from all majors, the employers in attendance are national, regional and local school districts looking for teaching candidates. This career fair is sponsored in consortium with Drury University, Evangel University, Southwest Baptist University, and College of the Ozarks. Read more information.