Career Center

  • JC Penney Suit-Up Event on Sunday, February 9

    This collaboration between JC Penney and Missouri State University provides students and alumni a special shopping event for career wear with exclusive discounts not available to the public.

  • Students, have you completed your Handshake profile?

    Students and alumni, Handshake is here! With this user-friendly platform, you can find and apply to full-time jobs and internships, read reviews, get discovered by employers, register for career events, and much more. Complete your free profile today!

  • 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

    Drop-in hours have resumed for the fall semester! Bring your resume for a review Monday–Friday, noon–4:45 p.m. when classes are in session in Carrington 309. No appointment necessary and free to all students!

  • 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.

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