March Link Roundup

Happy Spring Pirates! Our offices are working hard to bring you, not only our annual Spring Career Fair at the end of the month, but our first-ever virtual career fair that will be geared towards our veteran students. Once this month is gone, the semester will pass by in a flash and we'll all be [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Roundup|

Job Searching: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

By now, you may have an idea of how strenuous job searching can be. You'll spend hours and hours online looking and applying while occasionally feeling defeated. And once you do find that perfect position, you fit the majority of the qualifications, submit all application materials, etc. the waiting period begins and your patience ends. [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Career, Work + Life|

January Link Roundup

Happy Spring Semester Pirates! January generates feelings of new beginnings. Starting fresh. Let's all agree to make 2017 an improvement on the last and commit to better ourselves and our communities. In the meantime, check out some great finds from around the web: How to stay politically engaged on a budget. Some of our favorite MLK [...]

By | January 1st, 2017|Roundup|

Maximize That Winter Break of Yours

Finals week is winding down and Winter Break is within reach -cheers! It's about that time of year in Missouri where you need five layers to leave the house and hot coffee is a must in the morning (if it's not already a year-round necessity). Kudos to those reading from Arizona and California, I hope [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Career|

December Link Roundup

Congratulations Pirates, you've survived the fall semester. I hope you enjoy the holiday season, visit with friends and loved ones, and truly take this time to relax before you rev up again for spring. Also, here are a few links from around the web you might enjoy... With the four week break, you might have time [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Roundup|

Let’s Intern!

Early October marked the end of 8-week courses or the mid-mark for 16-week courses -- either way, you probably enjoyed a lavish getaway during Fall Break.  No? Okay, maybe you just enjoyed a short break from school to regroup and prepare for classes to rev back up.  If you are a Senior, you might have graduation on your [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Career|

November Link Roundup

Can you believe it's already November? The Fall semester is winding down and we encourage you to take time this month to reflect on our political leaders, appreciate the men and women who have served our country, and to practice thankfulness as we gear up for the holiday season. Here are a couple of our [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Roundup|


Welcome to college – where the ride may not always be smooth sailing but the adventure is one you will remember for the rest of your life. As a Career Counselor, I believe in promoting the importance of career planning and how this impacts the transition from student to  professional. You, as a student, play [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Career, Work + Life|

October Link Roundup

Happy Parktober Pirates! We hope the transition from Fall I to Fall II goes well and your midterms treated you kindly. Any December graduates out there should really be thinking about your next step by now, so please make sure you're reaching out if you have any questions. Here are our favorite findings from around the [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Roundup|

If You Do Something, Something Will Happen

Recently I had the chance to watch a TEDx event that discussed that exact phrase and how it can change one’s perception on pursuing a career. Each student and alumni’s job search is different and my advice for their approach will vary depending on their situation, experience, and goals. While the idea of finding and [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Career, Work + Life|