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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Feb. 16, 2017

Career Services offers Mock Interview Day Feb. 22, Career Day March 9

Northwest Missouri State University Career Services is encouraging students to participate in networking opportunities and gather information about future careers during its upcoming Mock Interview and Career days.

Mock Interview Day is 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the J.W. Jones Student Union. Each interview lasts about 40 minutes, including 20 minutes for an interview and 10 to 15 minutes for a resume critique and feedback.

Mock Interview Day helps students gain interviewing experience by meeting face-to-face with real employers. Students may register online until Friday, Feb. 17, or until all spots are filled by visiting

Additionally, Northwest’s spring Career Day and Education Expo will take place Thursday, March 9, in the Lamkin Activity Center. The Education Expo is a career fair designed to connect qualified teaching applicants with prospective employers from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., and Career Day presents students of all majors with opportunities to network with employers from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students also may visit with faculty and administrators of Northwest’s graduate programs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

School districts attending the Education Expo will represent Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Kansas. Employers attending Career Day represent a variety of industries, including companies such as Cerner, C.H. Robinson, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and AgriVision Group. Registrations are received daily and will total more than 100 employers and graduate schools.

Additionally, Northwest Career Services’ website offers a complete list of registered employers, school districts, graduate schools and preparatory resources. It offers resume and cover letter writing guides and instructional videos ranging in topics from “How to Attend a Northwest Career Day” to self-marketing and networking skills. Interview tips and resources designed to assist with almost every facet of career exploration and preparation are available.  

For more information, contact Career Services at 660.562.1250 or

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468