Truman State University Career Center

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Whether you’re choosing a major, pursuing an internship, or preparing for a career search, the Career Center offers a variety of services and resources to help you reach your goal. Here’s an overview of our services and resources.

Choosing Majors & Careers

Planning is the key to your success, and you can start using the Career Center services and resources as soon as you arrive on campus — let us help you design a 4-year approach to career planning. Wondering what you can do with a major or what career to pursue? We can help guide your educational journey and career plans through resources ranging from

Employment Opportunities for Students

Looking for employment while you’re attending Truman? Tru-Positions, Truman’s centralized student employment website, provides a comprehensive database of existing scholarship service, institutional and work-study positions  and service opportunities on campus, including job descriptions and transferable work skills. A number of University departments as well as Kirksville-area employers post job opportunities on this site. To view current job listings, visit the Tru-Positions website.

Internships & Jobs

Let us help you polish your interviewing skills, critique your resume and cover letters, and provide you with helpful tools to search for jobs and internships. You can also prepare for professional interviews by participating in our Alumni Mock Interview Day so you can receive tips and feedback from experienced alumni.

Graduate School Preparation

The Career Center offers personal statement critiques as well as resources for entrance exam prep and graduate school programs


Truman alumni and faculty have a long history of providing support for students who are exploring careers, searching for internships, and seeking career advice. Using Truman’s LinkedIn community professionally can help you establish connections, develop relationships, and explore companies and industries.

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