Business & Commerce

This Career Community is focused on the many different areas students can pursue in fields of business and commerce. Browse blogs for career advice, look at resources for job and internship leads and watch videos profiling unique roles and occupations.

  • + CONSIDER CAREER PATHS
    View a sample of professional titles related to this major

    Visit My Next Move to browse for business-related occupations by keyword or industry.

    • Financial planners
    • Investment bankers
    • Actuaries
    • Underwriters
    • Accountants
    • Financial analysts
    • Sales representatives
    • Social media marketers
    • Brand managers
    • Human resources professionals
    • Sports agents
    • Tourism managers
    • Buyers
    • Market research analyst

    Need help exploring your career options? Take the Focus 2 assessment to search for occupations that fit with your interests, values, skills, and personality. Then speak with a Career Specialist about the results.

  • + EXPLORE MU MAJORS
    Check out business-related MU majors, minors and certificates

    Please visit Majors@Mizzou and browse this site by career interests, occupation and by School or College. Remember, these are just a few examples of degree programs. A wide variety of MU majors can lead to a successful and satisfying career in business and commerce.

    • Accountancy
    • Agribusiness Management
    • Business Administration – Finance
    • Business Administration – Management
    • Business Administration – Marketing
    • Communication
    • Economics
    • General Studies
    • Hospitality Management
    • International Studies
    • Mathematics – Actuarial Science
    • Parks, Recreation and Sport
    • Personal Financial Planning
    • Textile and Apparel Management

    Another helpful tool is the What Can I Do With This Major site where you can connect academic majors to common career paths and see typical employers that hire those majors.

  • + MAKE CAREER CONNECTIONS
    Learn how to have career conversations to find possible career paths 
  • + RESEARCH ALUMNI CAREER PATHS
    Discover the unique career paths of fellow Tigers
    • Use LinkedIn to see what thousands of Mizzou alumni are doing with their degrees.
    • Explore the Career Outcomes web page to see what recent MU graduates are doing and where they are living.

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What Does a Marketing Manager Do? Key Job Duties, Salary, Skills Needed, and More

Marketing managers are ubiquitous in the professional world; they can be found across nearly every industry and in every size and type of company. Though their job descriptions and years of professional experience may differ, marketing managers serve as the …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
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50 Best Accounting Firms for 2022

Today, we release our annual Accounting 50, a ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. The ranking is based on a survey of approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, who were asked to rate their firms in several workplace categories, …

By Derek Loosvelt - Vault
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A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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How to Prep for Career Fair Season

Sept. 6, 2021

Students: It’s never too early to start attending career fairs and figuring out where you might want to work post-graduation. To help you prepare, Show Me Mizzou talked with a few career services team members from across …

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11 Great Careers for Anyone Interested in Finance

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You might think you have a good idea of what the finance industry looks like even if you’ve never worked in it. Maybe you picture people in suits on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shouting …

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Resources

Site includes a comprehensive guide and library of case interview samples you can review and study.

This guide equips you with strategies and frameworks so you’ll know what to do and say in a case interview.

Search banking & financial jobs across the United States, or register to post your resume and sign up for alerts.

Online community of sales professionals searchable for jobs, review articles and blogs, and connect through social media.

Seminars

SSC 1150: College Success Seminar

This 2-credit hour course is intended to assist exploring students in making purposeful academic and life decisions that lead to…

Business-Related Exploration Courses

Below are a list of introductory and exploration courses for students interested in business and commerce. This list is subject…

SSC 2100: Career Explorations

 The goal of this course is to help students explore what to major in, what they can do with their…

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Contact & Location

Phone
573-882-6801
Address

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