For Students

Job Search

Search jobs posted at our school!

  • Part-time job listings while in school
  • Work Study positions
  • Full-time listings once you graduate
  • Resume Builder
  • Career Resources

jobs.mo.gov – Register with the State of Missouri job service. This site offers yearly wage information and projections, job listings by county, and job listings throughout the nation.

www.kansasworks.com - Register with the State of Kansas job service to conduct a job search, research career information, receive e-mails on new job openings, build an on-line resume, and learn about other job-seeker services.

www.arjoblink.arkansas.gov - Register with the Arkansas state job service, check out job opportunities, and access labor market information.

wwww.ok.gov/oesc_web/ - Register with the Oklahoma state job service and look at job opportunities that are in our area.

www.dol.gov/odep - Labor Dept.’s Office of Disability Employment Policy web site that provides national leadership by developing and influencing disability-related employment policy and practice affecting the employment of people with disabilities.

www.usajobs.gov - The US government’s official system for Federal jobs and employment information.

Career Assessments

Discover your strengths and weaknesses to help you make a career choice that fits YOU!

Take personality tests.

Learn your current skill level as well as abilities through continued study.
Take a career interest inventory.

www.personalitytype.com – What is your personality? This web site will help you determine what type you are when deciding on a major. By understanding your personality you will be better prepared when you interview for jobs.

Career Workshops

Learn how to connect with employers.
• Personal networking.
• Finding the hidden job markets.
• Using the Internet.

Fine tune your cover letters, resumes, and thank you letters.
• Learn how to let employers know you have what they are looking for.
• Learn how to use cover letters, resumes, and thank you letters to YOUR benefit.
• Learn what the industry standards are for resumes and IF you want to follow them.

Polish your interview skills.

• Learn about researching a company to know all you can before an interview.
• Gain confidence by making sure your first impression WILL impress.
• Learn how to convey your marketable skills so the employers will WANT to hire you.

Career Research

www.bls.gov/oco/ - This will provide you with an on-line copy of the Occupational Outlook Handbook, sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Labor and is available each year. The jobs listed will show the nature of work, working conditions, employment, training and qualifications needed, potential for advancement, job outlook, earnings potential, and sources for more information.

www.missourieconomy.org - Missouri’s Economic Research & Info Center web page where you can find info on economic indicators, industry & occupational studies, regional info, and community issues.