Women

Women often face obstacles navigating career opportunities due to the traditional roles assigned to them. The Career Center is committed to helping all students navigate career and professional development and reach their goals. On this page you’ll find great resources for women looking for community, support, education and events to advance their careers.

The MU Career Center aims to support the career development needs of Mizzou women through direct service and engagement at the Center with our resources and one-on-one career consultations. Explore different topics below to learn about referrals and resources designed to support your career goals.

  • + SUPPORT & WELLNESS
    • The Women’s Center provides resources and an outlet for social justice education and community building. They serve women, men, transgender, and gender non-conforming individuals and offer social and cultural events throughout the year.
    • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides a platform to report discrimination cases that happen at workplace.
    • Career Counseling provides students the opportunity to discuss career, academic, and personal/social concerns. 
    • Counseling Center offers individual and group counseling as well as crisis services available 24/7. 
    • Student Health & Well-Being provides self-care resources and programs (like meditation) to help you stay balanced. 
    • Learning Center offers academic help at no cost to students through The Writing Center, Tiger Tutors and Study Plan Consultants. 
    • Office for Financial Success provides free consultations about financial matters such as loans, credit cards, credit scores, budgeting, saving, debt management and more.   
    • Tiger Pantry allows students to receive non-perishable food and household items monthly as well as eggs, produce, and bread each week.  
    • Truman’s Closet enables MU students to borrow business attire in an array of sizes free of charge. 
  • + CAREER & MAJOR EXPLORATION
    • Take the Focus 2 assessment to search for occupations and majors that fit with your interests, values, skills, and personality. Then speak with a Career Specialist about the results.  
    • To search MU majors, minors, and certificates, visit the Majors@Mizzou webpage.  
    • Exploring students can visit the Discovery Center to learn about majors through individualized advising appointments. 
    • Arrange an informational interview, learning about the real-life experience of someone working in a field or company that interests you. 
    • Watch Candid Career videos to get honest career information and insight from professionals in hundreds of occupations. 
  • + INVOLVEMENT & EXPERIENCE
  • + CAREER READINESS
  • + INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

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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