Career Resources

Missouri State University Career Center
This dedicated office is located on the main MSU campus, and can help with a number of different areas that relate to your employment and career search. The Career Center is known for its career fairs, "job tracks" employment system, and other related programing. They can also help students focus in on an areas of interest and identify different career options. The Career Center has its main office in Carrington Hall 309, and an office in Glass Hall 103 for your convenience. Their office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Phone: 417-836-5636

Ozark Region Missouri Career Center (Workforce Development)
This state of Missouri resource helps people locate immediate employment in the region. They can help with a variety of different areas as it relates to your career success. When you call ask to speak with the Veterans Specialist, as they can often times provide more focused assistance. Their office is located at: 2900 East Sunshine St., Springfield, MO 65804. Please call 417-887-4343 for more information about their programs.*

MSU Student Employment Opportunities
New to MSU, looking for something part-time, and/or something that will accommodate your transition as a student, consider this option. There are many on-campus, student related positions available throughout the year.*

VA Work Study Program
This opportunity applies to those students using educational benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA Work Study positions at MSU are extremely competitive, for information regarding this program, and when to apply please contact the Veteran Student Center at 417-836-6199. There are often VA Work Study positions in the local area, if all VA Work Study positions have been filled on-campus.*

VA Employment Resources
The VA has a variety of different resources to help you in your career search, to include working with the VA. Visit this link to explore a number of different options.*

American Corporate Partners
(From the ACP Website) "American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting veterans in their transition from the armed services to the civilian workforce. With the help of business professionals nationwide, ACP offers veterans tools for long-term career development through mentoring, career counseling, and networking opportunities." Please visit their website for more details regarding this initiative.*

USA Jobs (Federal Employment)
This website is used for those seeking employment as a civilian within the different agencies of the federal government in the United States.*

State of Missouri (employment website)
This website provides resources for those interested in seeking employment within the state of Missouri.*

Wall Street Warfighters (Wall Street mentorship)
The Wall Street Warfighters is a unique option for those seeking mentorship, and possibly internship opportunities on Wall Street or the financial field. Please visit their website for more information.*

Troops to Teachers
(From Troops to Teachers website) "Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed." * - Veteran Employment Center
A resource for many inside and outside of the military community, this website can provide you with different employment options through their website.*

*With exception of the Missouri State University Career Center, each of the above resources are not associated with MSU and/or the Veteran Student Center, nor do we officially endorse any of the above mentioned groups. This list is meant to be a helpful resource guide, and is not all inclusive of the different programs that exist across the country.