Student Planner 2013-2014

Career Services

 

Address: 278 Millennium Student Center
Phone: (314) 516-5111
E-Mail Address:  careerservices@umsl.edu
Web Address: http://careers.umsl.edu

Career services assists students and recent graduates with planning, creating, implementing and evaluating career development and job search strategies by working in partnership with employers and the campus community. Below is an overview of the services: 

Career Readiness/Coaching

Make an appointment with a Career Services Professional to get assistance in your job search. A professional is available to assist in guiding you in the job search for internships/co-ops and full-time degree-related positions.

Career Counseling

Meet with a staff member to evaluate your career development. Career development services are designed to help you with choosing a major and/or career. We offer career assessments, on-line resources and individual assistance to guide you in your career decision-making.

Job Search Resources

Visit our website to access a variety of job search related information. Click on O-Net (to get job outlook and salary information on a national and state-level), access "What can I do with this major?" (to help connect majors with careers), access GoingGlobal (a comprehensive career and employment resource to assist with evaluating, selecting and transitioning into a successful career in a foreign country), review salary survey information, and link to numerous job search related links.

Job Leads

We have web-based software that enables you to conduct a job search on-line 24/7. You will have access to job leads (internship, co-op, part-time degree-related and full-time degree-related positions), on-campus interview opportunities and resume referrals to employers. Click on UMSLCareerKey for Students & Alumni to be activated.

On-Campus Jobs

Career Services helps students connect with employment opportunities on-campus. This includes jobs posted through the federal work-study program and jobs posted by individual departments that are open to all students.

Job Fairs

Admission is free to students/alumni who pre-register.
Fall and Spring Internship & Job Fairs for all majors
Teacher Job Fairs for Education Majors

Weekly Workshops

Resume Writing
Interviewing Skills
Networking
Internships 101
Exploring Careers & Strategies of a Job Search
Preparing for Graduate School
Social Media & Your Job Search
Job Fair Preparation
Benchmarking Salaries
Linked In: What You Need to Know

Special Programs

Classroom & Student Organization Presentations
Etiquette Luncheon
Job Search Strategies for Teachers-Employer Panel
Employer Information Sessions