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Upcoming Events for MSSU Students and Alumni

Career Coach Series: Walk-in Workshop

MSSU Career Services Office, 2nd Floor Spiva Library

MSSU students and alumni can stop by the Career Services Office on the Second Floor of Spiva Library for: career and resume advice, assistance creating or editing your resume, assistance researching careers, information on job shadowing and internships, or resume printing. All services and printing are available free-of-charge; no appointment is needed during workshops.

Walk-in Workshops are held in the Career Services Office every Wednesday and Thursday from 1-3pm.

Upcoming Walk-in Workshops:

 Career Coach Series: Career Cram

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Billingsly Student Center Ballroom

Cram for the ultimate final... Starting your career.  Visit booths to ensure you are fully prepared for the Spring Career Fair.  Stations include resume and cover letter critique by area Young Professionals, mock interviews, handshake tips, how to tie a tie, and many more.

Career Coach Series: Dress to Impress Professional Clothing Giveaway

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Billingsly Student Center Ballroom

Build your professional wardrobe with free clothing donated by community members.  Volunteers will be on hand to help you select a free outfit for the Spring Career Fair and interviews.

Career Coach Series: Leadership Luncheon

12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
Billingsly Student Center

Learn from industry professionals on a variety of topics to help you succeed in the workplace. Free lunch is provided!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Ready. Aim. HIRED!
Tips for Career Fair Success

Presented by: MSSU Career Services

Spring Career Fair 2017

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

The Spring Career Fair is a great opportunity for MSSU students and alumni to network, learn about a variety of organizations, and find great job prospects. Over 100 employers and graduate schools will be at this event to discuss job opportunities and the organizations they represent!

View employers attending the Spring Career Fair

Spring Career Fair Featured Employers:

Freeman Health Logo   CoxHealth   Northwestern Mutual

Downstream Casino Resort   George's, Inc. Logo Alorica Logo

Crossland Construction   Hillcrest Medical Center    Elite Dental Partners

Reverse Mortgages, Inc. Firehouse Subs     Peerless Logo


Enterprise Logo     Ducommun Logo     Southwest Missouri Bank

AAA Logo    Tower Loan Logo    KSN KODE Logo

 TAMKO     Teach For America                  


Past Events

 Education Career Fair

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

The Education Career Fair is a great opportunity for students and alumni seeking K12 positions and graduate programs. Attend to network, learn about a variety of organizations, and find great job prospects.

 View organizations attending the Education Career Fair

Education Career Fair Sponsors: 
 MSSU Teacher Education Guadalupe Centers Mehlville School District Missouri NEA

Career Coach Series: MSSU/YPN Networking 101

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Billingsly Student Center Ballroom

Networking is scary; gain real-world experience and advice while meeting area professionals.

Career Coach Series: Leadership Luncheon

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

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Getting Involved on Campus & in the Community for Personal & Professional Success
Presented by: Joe Craigmile, Southwest Missouri Bank

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Why You Need a Personal Board of Directors
Presented by: Ryan Melton, Freeman Health System

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Sponsored by: Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. 
Presented by: Kevin WIlliams, CFO & MSSU Alumnus

Jack Henry & Associates

Welcome Week Community Day

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

Explore what the community has to offer at this free event featuring over 90 booths from employers and organizations in the Joplin area.

View employers and organizations attending Welcome Week: Community Day