COVID-19 Advisory

Information and updates regarding COVID-19Updated: July 6, 2020

Career Center

Make your career statement

The Missouri State University Career Center empowers all MSU Bears for lifelong career success by providing career development services.

We're open and serving you virtually

Your health and safety is our number-one priority, so during the COVID-19 containment period, we are ready to assist you virtually with your career-related needs. Our operating hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time. Schedule virtual appointments with us through Handshake

You also may contact us for appointments and general information at 417-836-5636 or by emailing Messages are checked throughout the day and will be routed to the appropriate person. Thank you for your patience and understanding, and we look forward to assisting you.  

  • Virtual Drop-In

    Have a quick question you'd like to ask the Career Center? Come to our Virtual Drop-In Monday through Thursday, 4:00–5:00 p.m on Zoom. You only need to sign up one time on Handshake:

  • Congratulations #BearGrads!

    Please complete the Undergraduate Outcomes Survey in Handshake to let us know your next plans. Need help with your job search? We're here to help you!

  • Check out our new appointment scheduler

    Now you have a new way to schedule Career Center appointments: Log into your free Handshake profile; select Appointments from the Career Center drop-down menu. Until further notice, in-person appointments have been suspended.

  • Students, have you completed your Handshake profile?

    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.

  • 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.

Learn more about making appointments with the Career Center. You may schedule an appointment through Handshake or by calling our office at 417-836-5636.

To schedule your appointment through Handshake, log into Handshake, select Career Center > Appointments > Schedule A New Appointment. Select your Category of Appointment and Appointment Type. On the next screen, select Staff Member. Then click on Appointment Medium and choose Phone Call, Zoom, Skype, or Email.

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