Junior Year

Junior Year

Junior Year: Discover Job Opportunities

During your junior year, connect with Experiential Learning and Career Management (ELCM) and potential employers or graduate schools.  Here are some specific things you can do to become a fulfilled, educated professional in the field of your choice:

Update your profile in MU CareerConnection and access The Campus Career Coach, to learn about job search strategies.

Conduct informational interviews for career exploration and networking.

Use social media platforms like LinkedIn to continue to develop your Personal Brand.  What is your personal brand, "your personal brand is all about who you are and what you want to be known for." Megan Marrs entrepreneur, consultant and owner of Marrs Media Group.

Update your Resume and have it critiqued by ELCM.

Continue participating in Four Year Career Plan and Career Week events!  

Get involved! Participate in on and off-campus activities to develop your leadership and interpersonal skills.

Look for volunteer opportunities at Volunteer Central.

Participate in an academic internship to engage in a professional experience at an organization.  Develop new skills and learn about a field or industry that complements your classroom learning.   Sign up now!

Attend the fall and spring Job & Internship Fairs. Get the most out of the opportunities they provide to connect with employers and practice your interviewing and networking skills. 

Attend the fall Graduate School Fair to collect information and speak with admission representatives from a variety of different graduate programs and schools.

Begin your Graduate School selection and admission process.