First Year

Career services is eager to help new Tigers make a successful transition to college and build your Mizzou experience. We can assist you with career and major exploration, student employment and all your career-related questions. It’s not too early to connect with career services to explore your interests and goals!

Transitioning from high school to college can be a challenge. Explore the resources and referrals highlighted below that can help you successfully navigate your academic and career path during your first year. Begin by reviewing our Freshmen Career Readiness Guide.


Featured Articles


Samples of resumes based on experiential learning such as research, service learning, study abroad and more.

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 …

Review the simple, practical steps you can take to shape your career development journey as a first year student.

A brief overview of how to get started on the site and maximize all the features of this interactive resource …

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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