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Employer Event Information

Career Services Department

Upcoming Opportunities to Connect with Students & Alumni

Career Coach Series: Leadership Luncheon

12:20 pm – 12:50 pm
Billingsly Student Center

Industry professionals will speak on a variety of topics and offer tips to help students succeed in the workplace. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Wednesday, March 29, 2017

 MSSU/YPN Networking 101 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Students learn how to successfully navigate business dinners and networking events. Volunteers will be on hand to share networking tips. 

Education Career Fair

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Billingsly Student Center Ballroom

Sponsor Registration includes a 6-foot table, complimentary lunch, and inclusion on the following promotional materials: emails to students and alumni, MSSU Career Services webpage, and the event program.* 

Sponsor: $100
*Must register by January 20th, 2017 to be included on promotional materials.

Standard Registration includes a 6-foot table and complimentary lunch.
Non K-12 and Educational Supply Stores : $50
K-12 School Systems: $0 (no charge)
*Deadline to register is February 15, 2017

All planning to attend the Education Career Fair are invited to join us for a complimentary lunch presentation from 11:30-12:30.  
Semi-private interview stations will be available in addition to the fair. This optional service is available free-of-charge to assist you with candidate screening. Please email to reserve your interview space.

Register on Hire a Lion

MSSU Career Cram 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
The Career Cram offers a fun and fast-paced environment for students to fine-tune their skills before the career fair. Stations include mock interviews, resume critique, how to tie a tie, networking, and many more. Volunteers will man a station to meet students in a casual environment and share career-related advice.

Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Leggett & Platt Athletic Center

Sponsor Registration: $250 *Available until March 15th
Sponsor level registration includes a 6 or 8 foot table, 2 complimentary lunches, company logo in event program and on website, company information listed on banners, posters, and in campus newspaper advertisement. 

Standard Registration:
Standard registration  includes a 6 or 8 foot table, complimentary lunch, and program and website listing.
Business & Industry $150 
Graduate School Recruitment $150
Government and Nonprofit $100
Registration includes a 6 or 8 foot table and 1 complimentary lunch.

Additional lunches are available for $15 per lunch.

Register on Hire a Lion for the Spring Career Fair.

 Past Events

Career Coach Series: Leadership Luncheon

12:20 pm – 12:50 pm
Billingsly Student Center

Industry professionals will speak on a variety of topics and offer tips to help students succeed in the workplace. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Welcome Week Community Day

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Oval in front of Billingsly Student Center

Offered as a "thank you" for your continued support of Missouri Southern, Community Day marks the first chance to reach out to the campus community and introduce them to what your organization has to offer.  We hope you will join us as we welcome 900 new students, 4,500 returning students and hundreds of faculty and staff members to campus for the first week of class!

Take full advantage of the event!  Bring giveaway items, food samples, and/or coupons.  Popular items have included: T-shirts , bottled water, coupons, ice-cream and sandwiches. Interactive games are also encouraged. We only ask that you limit your booth to free items, and not bring anything to sell. 

Are you hiring?  Need volunteers?  Bring flyers and applications to pass out during the event.  Don't forget, you can also post positions free-of-charge to the Hire a Lion job network at any time.

Reserve your spot today!  $25 registration fee includes one table and two folding chairs.  $200 Sponsor level includes premium table placement and company logo on event marketing materials and webpage.  Vendor registration must be received by August 12th for standard registration.  Sponsor registration must be received by July 27th to be included in print materials or by August 12th to receive premium table placement and website advertisement.  Space is limited, log in to Hire a Lion at under the employer tab on the left to register or call 417-625-9343.

We strongly encourage you to bring a pop up canopy as shade is limited. Electricity is available on a limited basis upon request.  Please bring your own 200-foot extension cord if your booth requires power.