First Gen Students

The Career Center is excited to support students who are first in their families to attend college!  The MU Career Center is dedicated to ensuring that first-generation college students are able to connect with campus opportunities, develop career plans and pursue their long-term goals.

 

Explore different topics below with highlighted resources and referrals that can help you to successfully navigate your academic and career path! 

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HireMizzouTigers (Powered by Handshake)

HireMizzouTigers is now powered by Handshake. You will have access to job postings, interview schedules, career events and more.

Rise First

Rise First’s mission is to empower first-generation and/or low-income (FGLI) students and professionals nationwide to achieve their full potential by providing …

Focus 2 Self Assessment

A free online assessment for occupations and majors specific to your personality, available remotely and at the Career Center.

America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development.

First Gen Journey

First Gen Journey podcast is dedicated to providing validation, support, and inspiration for first generation college students and professionals.

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