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Services are provided primarily in-person and are appointment based, with the exception of identified walk-in services. If an in-person appointment is not a feasible option, services may be provided through alternative means (Phone, Skype, Email).

Available Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Resume & Cover Letter Reviews
  • Walk-in Resume & Cover Letter Reviews (Mon & Tues, 2:00-4:00 p.m.)
  • Interview Preparation
  • Internship Information & Guidance
  • Internship/Job Search Advising
  • Graduate/Professional School Preparation
  • Group Presentations & Programs

Location & Contact/Appointment Information

To schedule an appointment, students may stop by or contact the Office of Career Services:

Academic Hall 057
Phone: 573-651-2583
Email: careerservices@semo.edu
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)
*Spring Break/Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Appointment lengths do vary based on the service being provided but, due to demand, no appointment will exceed one (1) hour in length. When scheduling an appointment, students should be prepared to provide the following information:

Full Name
Southeast S0#
Email Address
Phone Number
Major/Program of Study
Classification (Ex. Freshman, Alumni)
Reason for Appointment

Online Resources

In addition to our office based services, we also offer a wide array of resources here on our website. From the student seeking career exploration assistance to the student looking to develop or polish their application materials, our office has created convenient informational handouts, and has provided additional links, on these topic areas and more. Click the button below to view the library of resources!

Resources

Presentations

To schedule a presentation, students will need to complete and submit a request form. Requests are granted on a first-come, first-served basis and requests must be submitted at least one (1) week prior to the dates requested. Requests which involve multiple topics must be submitted as separate requests. Presentations are offered Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Weekend requests are subject to staff availability and will be accommodated whenever possible. All presentations are designed to last 30-40 minutes (20-25 minute topic presentation followed by 10-15 minutes for Q & A). Click the button below for more information on the presentations offered and to gain access to the request form.

CS Presentations

Interview Preparation

The Office of Career Services offers two different avenues for students to prepare for potential interviews. Students are able to experience a practice interview or have a general preparation discussion with a staff member. Both services are provided Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

To schedule an interview preparation appointment, students will need to complete the Interview Preparation Request Form. Appointments are granted on a first-come, first-served basis and, due to high demand, should be scheduled two (2) weeks in advance. We will do our best to accommodate requests in a timely manner.

Student Request Form

Part-Time Jobs

The Blitz List puts on and off-campus part-time job opportunities at a student's fingertips all year round. As the year progresses be sure to check the list often, as it updates as new positions are posted and you don't want to miss out on an opportunity. In addition, our office also reaches out to on-campus offices and departments to provide students with a list of on-campus offices/departments NOT hiring for a given semester. Click the button below for more information on the Blitz List.

Blitz List

Internships & Jobs

REDConnect is an online resource which connects current students/alumni with employers, from all over the United States and world, who are providing employment opportunities. After setting up their profile, students/alumni are able to search through a plethora of position postings, develop and save application materials, keep up to date on Career Services events/programs, and much more!

Career Services encourages all students to utilize REDConnect, regardless of where they may be on their educational journeys. Freshmen can begin to examine occupations within their field of interest and begin to plan for potential opportunities. Sophomores and Juniors may utilize the system to obtain internships and Seniors can look to secure full-time employment upon graduating and begin their professional career.

REDConnect

WILL TO DO: Career Wednesdays Series

The WILL TO DO: Career Wednesdays Series” is a program series designed to prepare students for life after college. Programs occur throughout the semester and provide students with information on developing a resume, networking, creating a job search strategy, and much more! Click the button below for more information on the program series.

WILL TO DO: Career Wednesdays Series

Employer Events

Each year the Office of Career Services hosts various employers on campus; through career fairs, information sessions, etc. These employers have expressed interest in Southeast students and are looking to discuss, and possibly interview for, potential employment opportunities. As employer requests are received, we will be updating the calendar so be sure to check back often! Click the button below to view the current upcoming employer events.

Employer Events