The Arts & Letters Career Studio + Expo is sponsored by the Missouri State University Career Center, the College of Arts and Letters, and the Alumni Association The Arts & Letters Career Studio + Expo is a conference-style event where students in the College of Arts & Letters can attend panel and workshop presentations; get their resumes reviewed; network with … [Read more...] about Arts and Letters Career Studio+Expo
Written by Takudzwa Chawota, Graduate Assistant with the Career Center and psychology/Industrial Organizational graduate student. This past summer I completed a 12-week internship program at Express Scripts Inc., headquartered in St Louis, MO. I came across this internship position on Glassdoor in February 2018. From the time I completed the online application, the interview … [Read more...] about Internship provides opportunity to work on challenging and meaningful projects
Along with six undergraduate college students, we participated in the Missouri State University Bear Breaks Immersion Trip over spring break, 2018. We traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, where we partnered with the Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency (ACSS) to help clients who have been displaced. ACSS requires clients to complete a 3-week Workforce Development program that assists … [Read more...] about Helping those who are homeless find their way back into the job market
Written by Amy Marie Charland and Mary Ann Lawson. Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Farmer’s Signing Day, February 2017, with Thomas Abarca (intern) and John Stilwell (recruiter). An internship allows you to test your career objectives, helps you identify your talents, and directs you toward an appropriate career, while helping you … [Read more...] about Locating and applying for internships
Grace and a coworker watched the sun rise over Lake Michigan on the last day of their summer job. Written by Grace Smith, junior creative writing major and office assistant for the Career Center Last November, I was in my junior year of college, in a major that doesn’t have obvious career prospects, and a desire to work in a highly competitive field. That is the life of a … [Read more...] about A fun summer job AND valuable career experience? Yes, it’s possible!