Be Career Ready: Start now!

Latest resources for job and internship searches during COVID-19

Contact the Internship Coordinator, Julia Parcell or schedule an appointment via MUConnect for one-on-one consultations.  

Preparing for your career can be overwhelming...start by taking one small step. See below for ideas:

  • Activate your student profile in Handshake.
    • Part-time jobs
    • Full-time careers
    • Internships
    • Keep up to date on employer campus visits
  • Develop and submit a résumé for your student profile in Handshake.  Visit the MU Career Center's walk-in hours M-F 9-4.
  • Attend professional development workshops (see A&S specific events below) and employer information sessions on campus.
  • Research companies and attend campus Career and Internship Fairs.  Employers are eager to meet students early.
  • Join at least one student organization.  You’ll get to know other students and build your network.
  • Create a LinkedIn account.  Connect with AandSInternships and Mizzou alumni.  Get a free headshot at the Career Center's LinkedIn Photo Days!
  • Meet with the A&S internship coordinator to learn about search techniques and networking. Contact Julia Parcell
  • Complete at least one experience in your sophomore and/or junior years.
    • Study abroad
    • Research
    • Internship
    • Work related to your major
  • Complete informational interviews with industry professionals to learn about various career paths or join the Mizzou Mentoring program.  See Julia with questions.
  • Build relationships with faculty so you are comfortable asking for a letter of recommendation.
  • Apply for A&S scholarships for study abroad, research, internships, or departmental awards.

Questions may be directed to Julia Parcell, Internship Coordinator at 573-882-4409 or