Student Guide to Career Center

Career Center offers a variety of services and resources

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

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
  • explore various majors
  • take interest and personality inventories
  • pursue career coaching
  • network with Truman’s LinkedIn alumni group
Info on Choosing a Major/Career
Looking for employment while you’re attending Truman? TruPositions, 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 the TruPositions site.

Go to TruPositions website
The Career Center can help you polish your job skills and provide you with helpful tools to search for jobs and internships:

  • Interviews
  • Résumé and Cover Letter Critiques
  • Networking
  • Career Week
Job Search Information
Internships come in various forms: academic credit/non-credit; paid or unpaid; and summer, semester or other time frames.  The Career Center is here to assist you with your internship search process.

Internship Information
Learn about Career and Grad School Week/Career Expo, Grad School Prep, Nonprofit Conference, Alumni Mock Interview Day and other important events related to your career planning process.
Events & Programs
Deciding where to attend graduate or professional school can be overwhelming. We are here to guide you, and the Career Center has numerous ways to help you prepare.

  • Entrance exam prep
  • Graduate school resources
  • Graduate school programs
  • Personal statement critiques
More info on Graduate School Preparation
Networking is the single most effective way to advance your career, and Truman alumni and faculty have a long history of providing support for students who are exploring careers, searching for internships, and seeking career advice. There are a number of ways you can use networking to establish connections, develop relationships, and explore companies and industries.
More info on Networking
Whether you are a student with a disability, an international student, a member of the LGBTQ community, or ethnically diverse, the Career Center can help you be proactive in your career development activities.
Resources for Diverse Students

Report Placement Information