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Upcoming Events for MSSU Students and Alumni

Career Coach Series: Leadership Luncheon

12:20 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!

Luncheon topics and dates:

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Finding Happiness and Satisfaction in Your Career
Presented by Jared Young from Employer Advantage 

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 Fair Cram

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
12:00 pm - 3:00 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.

Education Career Fair

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Billingsly Student Center Ballroom

The Education Career Fair is a great opportunity to network, learn about a variety of organizations, and find great job prospects.

View organizations attending the Education Career Fair

Career Coach Series: Dress for Success Professional Clothing Giveaway

Thursday, March 31, 2016
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.

Spring Career Fair

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
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 visit with you about job opportunities and the organizations they represent!

View employers attending the Spring Career Fair

Past Events

Welcome Week Community Day

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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.

Career Coach Series: Leadership Luncheon

12:20 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!

Past topics:
Getting Involved On Campus and In the Community for Personal and Professional Success
Why You Need a Personal Board of Directors
The Accidental Banker, My Surprise Career Path

Career Coach Series: Networking 101

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Billingsly Student Center Ballroom

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

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