• MERIC:  Missouri Economic Research & Information Center,  the research division for the Missouri Department of Economic Development, provides a data driven site on Missouri economic indicators, industry studies, occupation studies, regional information and community issues.
  • MERIC Occupation Studies:  Gain access to Missouri occupational data, career resources, target industry real time briefs and workforce studies
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: Profiles hundreds of occupations, including education and skill requirements, salary information, and job outlook projections. 
  • O*NET: Interactive site for exploring occupational information.               
  • GoingGlobal: Professional advice and employment information for over 28 countries and 40 US cities.
  • Salary Calculator: Detailed compensation guidance offered by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
  • Library Resources: Utilize UMSL libraries to discover career and employment information.

Career Services posts off-campus internship and employment opportunities for students and alumni, as well as on-campus student employment opportunities.  Click on the links below to get started!

Internship & Employment Opportunities

On-Campus Student Employment

DIVERSITY & CAREERS

  • Ethnic/Racial Minority
  • Women
  • LGBTQQIAAP
  • Veterans
  • Students with Disabilities

 

►Ethnic/ Racial Minority

A Career Counselor Can Help You Answer:

  • Do I share my race/ethnicity in the application process?
  • How can I access mentors in career fields of interest to me?
  • Are there particular employment opportunities and internships accessible to students with a specific background?

 

Tips for Researching Employers

  • Is there a race/ethnicity employee interest group?
  • What percentage of employees are minorities?
  • What percentage of those employees are executives/managers?
  • Review the anti-discrimination policies of the organization
  • Participate in employer information sessions, UMSL career fairs and campus recruiting
  • Access UMSL Career Services Office resources

 

On-Campus Resources:

Local/ State Resources:

National Resources:

 

►Women

A Career Counselor Can Help You Answer:

  • How do I “prove” myself in male-dominated fields/industries?
  • Do I disclose pregnancy in an interview?
  • Do I disclose marital or relationship status in the application process?
  • What can I expect and what are my recourses under equal opportunity law?
  • What industries or companies offer "family friendly" policies?
  • How can I access mentors in career fields of interest to me?

 

Tips for Researching Employers:

  • What percentage of employees are women?
  • What percentage of those employees are executives/managers?
  • Review the anti-discrimination policies
  • Participate in employer information sessions, UMSL career fairs and campus recruiting
  • Access UMSL Career Services Office resources

 

On-Campus Resources:

 

Local/ State Resources:

National Resources:

 

►LGBTQQIAAP

A Career Counselor Can Help You Answer:

  • Should I disclose my sexual orientation on my resume or in an interview? If so, how should I do it?
  • What are my rights under the law?
  • What can recruiters ask me in an interview?
  • How can I access mentors in career fields of interest to me?

 

Tips for Researching Employers:

  • Does the organization offer domestic partner benefits?
  • Is there an LGBTQQIAP employee interest group?
  • Does the anti-discrimination policy include sexual orientation?
  • Participate in employer information sessions, UMSL career fairs and campus recruiting
  • Access UMSL Career Services Office resources

 

On-Campus Resources:

Local/ State Resources:

National Resources:

 

►Veterans

A Career Counselor Can Help You Answer:

  • How can I apply my military experience to my chosen career field?
  • How do I share with employers that I may be called to active duty?
  • How do I find organizations that are specifically interested in hiring veterans?
  • How can I access mentors in career fields of interest to me?

 

Tips for Researching Employers:

  • Look for employer statements valuing veteran status in employment applications
  • Participate in employer information sessions, UMSL career fairs and campus recruiting
  • Access UMSL Career Services Office resources

 

On-Campus Resources:

 

Local/State Resources:

 

National Resources:

 

►Students with Disabilities

A Career Counselor Can Help You Answer:

  • Should I disclose my disability on my resume or in an interview? If so, how?
  • How does the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) affect me?
  • What should I expect from employers?
  • How can I access mentors in career fields of interest to me?

 

Tips For Researching Employers:

  • Review the anti-discrimination policies of the organization
  • Know in advance what accommodations you require
    • Participate in employer information sessions, UMSL career fairs and campus recruiting
    • Access UMSL Career Services Office resources

 

On-Campus Resources:

Disability Access Services

 

Local/ State Resources:

 

National Resources: