Career Center

  • Welcome to Handshake!

    Students and alumni, Handshake is here! This powerful, user-friendly, online career management system officially launched July 1.

  • Welcome to Handshake

    Employers, we are excited to announce the transition to Handshake, a robust online platform that will streamline your process for recruiting Missouri State University students and alumni.

  • Drop-in hours

    Resume reviews are available by appointment Monday through Friday. Regular drop-in hours will resume in the fall.

  • InterviewStream virtual mock interviews

    Practice your job interview skills with a "virtual interviewer." Select your questions and record your practice interview. InterviewStream is free to MSU students and alumni.

  • Interview attire: Dress for success

    So you have an interview and now have to decide on your wardrobe. Business professional, business casual, smart casual. . . . What are you going to wear?

  • Congratulations graduating Bears!

    Congratulations to all of you wonderful graduates! Please complete the confidential, online Graduate Outcomes Survey. Whether you have a job, are still looking, going to graduate school, or doing something else, your response helps us serve all Bears!

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Career planning toolkit

Learn about career development, which includes taking career assessments, exploring majors and careers, researching employers and industries, gaining experience, and more.

Job search toolkit

Learn how to search for internships and full-time jobs, create résumés and CVs, write application letters, network, interview, prepare for graduate school, and more.

Career Center blog