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
Written by Margie Stewart and Lindsey Bell, Career Resource Specialist and Graduate Assistant of Missouri State University Career Center Along with 6 undergraduate college students, we participated in the Missouri State University Bear Breaks Immersion Trip over Spring Break 2018. We traveled to Atlanta, GA, where we partnered with the Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency … [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. An internship allows you to test your career objectives, helps you identify your talents, and directs you toward an appropriate career, while helping you acquire essential practical and professional skills you need in the business world. It also … [Read more...] about Locating and applying for internships
Written by Amie Case, Graduate Assistant with the Career Center, Master of Arts, English: Creative Writing. Say thank you! Have you ever received a thank-you letter, email, or hand-written note for something you did for someone else? It’s encouraging to receive a genuine “thank you,” and it’s even more gratifying to pay it forward. As we enter this holiday season, … [Read more...] about Thank-you letters and other ways to show appreciation
Written by Kayla Villwock, Intern Program Manager of SAS; article provided courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers. After interviews with several top companies, you accept a job offer from Corporation A to begin a week after graduation. Then, XYZ Startup, a company that just began recruiting new college grads, interviews you and offers you a job to … [Read more...] about Can you change your mind about a job after you’ve accepted?