Job search toolkit

JobTracks Login

JobTracks is an online resource for internship and job postings. This service is free to Missouri State University students and alumni.

Career events and programs

Develop your career readiness by participating in career events and programs such as Résumé Madness, Mock Interview Day, Etiquette Dinner, and career fairs such as Agriculture Career Fair, Physical Therapy Career Fair, Accounting Day, College of Business Career Fair, Career Expo, and Education Day.

Résumés and curricula vitae

Get advice for developing and tailoring your résumés and curricula vitae. See examples of résumés, and read tips for strengthening your documents.

Interviewing

Learn about interviewing, including how to prepare, the types of interviews, tips, and more.

Networking

Find out what networking involves, why it is crucial for an effective job search, and how to develop professional contacts.

Portfolios

Learn how job seekers benefit from using portfolios and the kinds of items to include in a portfolio.

Salary information

The salary negotiation process begins in the interview. Learn more about salaries, benefits, and negotiating salary/benefits.

Walk-in hours 

FALL 2017 SEMESTER
Monday – Friday
12:00 pm – 4:45 pm


On Wednesday, August 23, the Peer Advisor walk-in hours will close at 3:00 pm, so the Peer Advisors can assist with the Exploratory Majors Welcome Event.


Available during the spring and fall semesters while classes are in session, walk-in hours are staffed by the Career Center's highly trained Peer Advisors. This is a FREE service for Missouri State University students and alumni. No appointment is required. (Note: individuals are assisted on a first-come, first-served basis.) 

  • Get tips and advice for writing résumés and cover letters; learn how to tailor your résumé for a specific situation.
  • Have your résumé and cover letter reviewed before you send them to an employer or submit them for a class assignment.
  • Learn more about the Career Center's programs, services, and resources. 

 

Note: We do not have walk-in hours during the summer, so if you would like to have your résumé reviewed this summer, please contact us at 417-836-5636. Walk-in hours will resume August 21. 

 Need an appointment?

Students and alumni may schedule individual appointments with Career Resources Specialists for assistance with the following:

  • Career counseling & assessments
  • Occupations/majors research
  • Employer research
  • Job/internship search
  • Graduate school preparation
  • Practice interviews

Appointments are free of charge to students and alumni. Call our office at 417-836-5636 or stop by one of our locations (Carrington Hall 309 and Glass Hall 117). We will not make appointments through e-mail.