“As soon as you feel like you have enough knowledge from school, try to do an internship, because it’s best to have that foot in the door.” ~Willie Drake With a focus on information technology and psychology, Willie plans to graduate with his Bachelor of General Studies degree in May 2020. Since beginning his internship at O’Reilly Auto Parts this past April, he has learned the … [Read more...] about Part of a team: An interview with Willie Drake, Merchandise Data Analyst Intern with O’Reilly Auto Parts
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
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
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!