Black/African American Students

Welcome! At the Career Center, we value the multitude of perspectives and stories that students of color bring to our campus.  We want you to thrive in and out of the classroom. Our staff can help you gain experience and build skills to help you define and pursue your career goals. Career Specialists are eager to help you become career ready and reflect on how to your unique experiences can benefit future employers.

The MU Career Center aims to support Black and African American students through engagement with our services and one-on-one career consultations with Career Specialists. Below are carefully curated referrals and resources designed to support you in defining and pursuing your career goals.


Featured Articles


Focus 2 Am I Career Ready?

Career readiness is a foundation of eight core competencies that broadly prepare college students for lifelong success in their careers …

Diversity and Inclusion Strategist Daisy Auger-Domínguez invites us to consider why creating workplaces where everyone feels heard, valued and seen …

The employer scorecard provides guidance on what to look for in a company to assess its level of commitment to …

A series of questions job seekers can choose from to ask in an interview setting to assess the employer’s commitment …

The Memo is devoted to helping women of color to take control over their careers by providing access to important …

Contact & Location


Student Success Center (lower level)
Lowry Mall
Columbia, MO 65211

Career Service Hours

M 9:00am - 4:00 pm
T 9:00am - 4:00 pm
W 9:00am - 4:00 pm
TH 9:00am - 4:00 pm
F 9:00am - 4:00 pm