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Northwest Missouri State University

Career Services

Choosing a Major

The majority of college students across the U.S. change their major at least once and many change majors several times during their college years. Visit our Choosing a Major site to explore your career options. You can make an appointment with our staff for personal assistance or stop by during Walk-In Hours any Wednesday between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. We offer many resources to help explore majors and career paths.

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Internship and Job Search Assistance

Need help starting or continuing an internship or job search? Make an appointment with one of our staff members to discuss career options/majors, identify potential jobs/employer markets, and develop search strategies. A wealth of information is available in the 10 step job search document which is embedded with links to helpful information including resume and cover letter examples, interview tips, regional employment resources, salary negotiation and relocation resources. View the internship webpage for suggestions and resources to begin your hunt for an internship.

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Make an Appointment

Career Services Staff and Career Ambassadors are here to serve you. If you would like to make an appointment please complete this short intake form and we will contact you within 24 hours to confirm an appointment time.

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TypeFocus Careers brings it all together in a program that helps you make good career choices.

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Walk In Hours

Our staff is available to assist students every Wednesday afternoon from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m., without an appointment on a first come, first served basis. We are located in the Administration Building, Room 130.

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What Can I Do With This Major?

This powerful resource connects majors with potential careers. Each major offers a list of common career areas, typical employer types, and strategies to maximize career opportunities in that discipline. At the bottom of each major page, view a variety of links to find websites with more information about related careers.

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Career Services Resource Library

Searching for information about majors, interviewing, salaries, internships, resumes, or graduate schools? Many resources are available on this site, try the Career Services search to find specific information. In addition, our Resource Library offers a variety of diverse career-related materials. We have books, magazines, DVD’s, newspapers, and periodicals to help get you started. Stop by anytime Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and browse our selection at Administration Building 130.

Additional career-related information: Owens Library and Maryville Public Library

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