Career Center

  • Getting the Right Scholarship Job

    February 2, 2015

    A lot of us on campus have scholarship jobs. Four hours a week we put in our time somewhere around campus, so why not get something out of it yourself? When I first looked for a scholarship job last spring, I had no idea what to expect. So here’s a few tips to help you […]

  • #HireTruman, pt.2

    January 26, 2015

    Why should you use our new job board?  Well, why shouldn’t you?! First, you can search our calendar for upcoming Career Center hosted events.  While we also have our Upcoming Events calendar on our website, you don’t have to go between tabs in Chrome to see our offerings.  Those that require pre-registration have the registration […]

  • #HireTruman pt. 1

    January 22, 2015

    Hey guys!  Hopefully your spring semester is starting to go well and you’re enjoying the non-Kirksville-like weather we’re experiencing.  As I’m sure you’ve read, we’ve released a new job board.  In case you just deleted that email with all of your login details, we wanted to give you some quick info on how to use […]

  • 3 New Year’s Resolutions For Every Career-Minded Bulldog

    January 21, 2015

    We’re all guilty of doing it…making New Year Resolutions that we never keep for more than a month. Whether it’s going to the Rec more often or avoiding the Birthday Cake-flavored ice cream in the dining halls, we repeatedly choose resolutions that are difficult and frankly, not a lot of fun. Let’s switch it up […]

  • Get ready for a great semester!!!

    January 11, 2015

    Hopefully you had a wonderful break and, agreeing with President Paino’s video, we always look forward to the energy you bring back with you to campus. Over the break the Career Center has been very busy making some pretty significant changes that affect everyone. We will now be using #HireTruman as our job board. Registering […]

  • All That Glitters Isn’t Gold

    October 29, 2014

    All That Glitters Isn’t Gold: Tips for Sorting Through the Job Market As you anxiously begin applying for summer internships, research opportunities, or post-graduation “big kid” jobs, the Career Center has a few words of wisdom about discerning credible internships and job opportunities. While the majority of companies out there have genuine, quality opportunities, here […]

  • Overcoming The Mid-Semester Slump

    October 28, 2014

    You came, you saw and you conquered Career Week 2014. You put on your nicest suit, edited your resume for the 200th time, and networked with a number of interested recruiters. You’re probably feeling like you’re on cloud 9, and while it may be tempting to give yourself a break from the career-related stress, it’s […]

  • Editor’s Thoughts: Why attending a liberal arts school is really like joining a football team

    September 23, 2014

    We all attend a liberal arts school (duh), but what does that mean? How does the liberal arts program established at Truman play a role in your future career and equip you to be competitive in today’s job market? Recently, I’ve had time to reflect on these very questions as graduation quickly approaches, and I’ve […]

  • Top five reasons you should attend Career Expo on October 1st

    T-minus one-week until the 2014 Fall Career Expo! With that in mind, polish your briefcases, iron your shirts, break in those business casual heels and read about the benefits of attending this year’s expo. Over 100 employers attending! With so many companies, you are sure to find the perfect fit for your strengths, interests, and […]

  • 10 Tips on creating a Resume

    10 Tips on Resumes One-page. Think of your resume like chips and salsa at your favorite Mexican restaurant. Too little and they starve for more detail, too much and their bellies are full and they don’t have room for the main course. Keep it to one page, and let them feast on your (carefully selected) […]