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Northwest Missouri State University


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Northwest cares about your success! Career Services offers alumni access to programs, events, and services.  Below are some tools you might find helpful as a Northwest alumni.


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Hire A Bearcat

Northwest's internship, job, campus interviewing, and recruitment system. Hire A Bearcat is part of Symplicity Corporation and is the only job listing and campus interviewing service that provides employers the ability to directly interact with Northwest Missouri State University students and alumni.

As an alumni of Northwest Missouri State University you have free access to Hire A Bearcat. Once you set up an account and log in you will be able to:

  • View jobs and internships
  • Sign up for interviews
  • Access to national network of job/internship listings
  • Upload resume/job search documents
  • Be included in Resume Referrals

Learn more about Hire A Bearcat, and sign up for your free account.

Networking With Other Alumni

Research shows that as many as 90% of open positions are filled as a result of networking. The contacts you make, if cultivated and used wisely, can lead to future employment. There are several ways you can easily network with other Northwest Alumni. has a robust alumni tool that allows you to search for Northwest graduates based on year, location, company and more.

You can also search for alumni chapters in your area. Chapter events are a great way to meet and connect with people.

Find more tips and links on our Networking and Social Media page.

Recruit at Northwest

We would be delighted to assist you in making a connection to our students and graduates for employment or internship opportunities. 

Employers are encouraged to create a free account in Hire A Bearcat. Once you set up an account and log in you will be able to access:

  • Free job and internship postings at Northwest
  • Increase visibility to students
  • Request Resume Referrals

Participating in On-Campus Recruiting is an investment in your employer’s future. Through visiting campus, students begin to develop an awareness of your company which may lead them to apply for full-time/internship opportunities in the future. To register for On-Campus Recruiting fill out our OCR form.


For more information visit our Employer page or contact Career Services at 660.562.1343.

Considering Graduate School?

Explore Northwest Missouri State University's graduate program options and admissions requirements.

Our post graduation survey includes a section on students who are continuing education and where they are attending.

Career Day also incorporates the Graduate Information Fair where students, community members and others are invited to attend and learn about the graduate school opportunities at Northwest Missouri State University.

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Contact Information

For more information visit this link, or to make an appointment for further assistance, call 660.562.1250.