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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.

The Career Center is committed to ensuring our services and events are inclusive and accessible to all students. If you need an accommodation, please email or call 417-836-5636.

  • Instagram Live: Women in the Workforce

    Join us March 8–11 to learn insight from four powerful women who are leaving their footprint in male-dominated industries

  • Spring 2021 career events

    Mark your calendar for career events coming in the spring—JCPenney Suit-Up Event, career fairs and career fair preparation workshops, Mock Interview Event, and more!

  • Virtual Drop-In hours

    Résumé reviews and general career questions. No appointment needed: Résumé reviews: MWF 12–5 p.m. & TR 10 a.m.–5 p.m. General career questions: MWF 12–1 p.m. & Wednesday 5–6 p.m. See details in link.

  • 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.

  • 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.

See the employer-hosted virtual events and the Spring 2021 virtual interview schedule.

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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 planning toolkit

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

Career Center blog