Southeast Missouri State University

Incorporate career planning into your classroom or organization by requesting a presentation on a variety of career topics. Requests are granted on a first-come, first-served basis and requests must be submitted at least two (2) weeks prior to the date requested. Requests which involve multiple topics must be submitted as separate requests. Presentations are offered Monday – Friday, 8am-8pm. 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). You may view more details about each presentation by clicking the titles below.

Career Services Overview

Comprehensive overview of the services, resources, and program opportunities available through Career Services.

Career Services Overview (First-year Student/UI100)

Intended for sections of UI100, this presentation includes a comprehensive overview of the services, resources, and program opportunities available through Career Services as well as more detailed information on the FOCUS-II assessment.

Career Fair Preparation

Maximizing opportunities available through career fairs including employer research prior to the event, appropriate dress, creating a strong first impression, communicating relevant skills, and appropriate follow-up.

Graduate School Preparation

Insight into the graduate school application process, how to identify and research schools, personal statements, scholarship and funding sources.

Internship & Job Search Strategies

An overview of resources and strategies used in searching for an internship or full-time employment. Topics covered include setting goals, targeting and researching employers, networking, and generating interviews.

Interviewing Skills

Information on the different types of interviews, how to prepare, making an impression, common questions, appropriate dress, and effective follow-up.

Networking & Online Presence

Using networking tools as an effective job search and career development strategy.

Resume & Cover Letter Writing

Strategies for developing a resume and cover letter that markets relevant skills and experiences to employers.

Selecting a Major & Career

Overview of the major/career exploration process including assessment tools and resources available to guide the career decision making process.

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