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 alumni and employers; gather information on career readiness; get help with setting up their Handshake profiles; and have their headshots taken for LinkedIn profile, … [Read more...] about Arts and Letters Career Studio+Expo
Written by Kathryn Wright, Career Center Practicum Student, Marketing Graduate Assistant, and Student Affairs in Higher Education graduate student You’re proud to be a music major, and you should be. You get the thrilling opportunity to create, interpret, and inspire in ways that are reflective of your personality and tastes. But what if you are looking at applying for a … [Read more...] about Music major career readiness
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
Want some constructive feedback on your resume? Bring a printout of your resume to one of the Career Center’s Resume Madness events to get a free review. Need some tips and handouts to create a resume? You can get that, too. Resume Madness is organized by college, but all majors and all academic levels may come to any of the following dates and locations: College of Arts … [Read more...] about Get your résumé reviewed at Résumé Madness
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 creative writing major who wants to work in the film industry. I needed to find ways to build up my … [Read more...] about A fun summer job AND valuable career experience? Yes, it’s possible!