Career Services & Assistance

You can always learn more about networking, interviewing, and how to create job search documents. We’ve compiled resources to guide you from writing a resume all the way to acing your interview.

Student Resources

  • Career Preparation and Planning

    Career Seeker
    Are you exploring your career options? Would you like to make well-informed decisions about your next steps? You’ve come to the right place. –

    DeBruce Agile Work Profiler
    Are you curious about what career path to follow, how to describe your experience on a resume or on LinkedIn, and how to confidently discuss your strengths and skills in an interview? The Agile Work Profiler can help you.

    The Agile Work Profiler will identify your strengths and job skills through what we call ‘Agilities’. Agilities are groups of work activities that describe your strengths and interests as they relate to your career. 

  • Career Expo

    What is a Career Expo?
    The Career Expo is a networking opportunity for companies, current Missouri Valley students, and alumni. Over 50 employers, recruiters, and schools attend this event to actively recruit students for potential internship and full-time job opportunities available with their organizations.

    Why should I attend the Career Expo? 
    The Career Expo provides an excellent opportunity for students across all majors to actively engage with employers who have internship and full-time positions to fill. Other benefits of attending this event include learning more about future opportunities with specific companies, solidifying personal career goals, and building a professional network. All students, regardless of current year of classification are encouraged to attend.

    What should I wear to the Career Expo?
    The Office of Career Services recommends students who are actively job-seeking wear professional business attire. Make sure clothes are clean and wrinkle free and wear shoes that are comfortable yet professional. Dress for Success. 

    Career Expos 
    The Career Expo is a networking opportunity for companies and current Missouri Valley students and alumni. 

  • Upcoming Workshops

    Resume Writing for Future Accounting Leaders
    February 12  |  4:00 – 6:00 PM  |  eSports Classroom

    Students will craft a resume appropriate for the professions. Keywords, skills, and tips will be discussed.


    JCPenny Suit-Up Event
    February 18  |  4:00 – 7:00 PM  |  JCPenny at Columbia Mall

    Up to 50% off select career wear, shoes and accessories.

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    JCPenney Salon
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    For more information contact Katlyn Flowers at


    Resume Writing for Business Admin Majors
    February 19  |  7:00 – 8:30 PM  |  Bacon Room

    This workshop will help students understand what does it look like to write a resume tailored to their major. They will understand what key words will stand out to employers looking for candidates in their specific field.

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    Resume Writing for Mass Communication Majors
    April 3  |  2:00 – 3:00 PM  |  Formal Lounge
    Instructor: SGT. White

    This workshop will help students understand what does it look like to write a resume tailored to their major. They will understand what key words will stand out to employers looking for candidates in their specific field.


Employers connect with our student and alumni networks.

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FAIRS Section
Missouri Valley  hosts three annual fair events where employers can recruit students for their open opportunities.

  • Part time Career Fair
  • Plan Your Summer: Ministry and Services Career Fair: The Plan Your Summer Career Fair is hosted for summer jobs featuring: summer camps, christian camps, ministry related jobs/internship opportunities, missions and non-profit field related jobs. 
  • Missouri Valley Career Expo: The Career Expo is in the Spring semester on the last Wednesday in March. This will include employers from the community and around the Missouri/Kansas area. Full time, part time,  internship opportunities etc. 

For additional information on these events or to set up a table to recruit on campus, please contact Katlyn Flowers,

Alumni Association

Graduates can visit the Alumni Association page for more information on alumni events, benefits, and opportunities to get involved. Although not specifically geared towards networking, many alumni events bring together professionals from across industries, giving you the opportunity to mingle with your peers and form connections.

Visit the Alumni Page

Katlyn Flowers
Katlyn Flowers
Career Services Coordinator
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