Career Development Center

"Striving for excellence motivates you; striving for perfection is demoralizing"

–Harriet Braiker

The career development center (CDC) offers services to future and current students, alumni and area employers who are interested in finding or offering employment. In addition to offering a college and career planning lab, the CDC makes available:

  • Career planning assessments
  • Career exploration/research
  • Career readiness tools
  • Résumé review
  • Mock interviews
  • Internship networking
  • Employment opportunities

For more information about career development services, please contact the office at (417) 255-7784, email or stop by Looney 104 to speak to us directly.

Does your career choice look promising for the future?

Check out the resources on our Career Projections page.
It also includes information concerning the best paying jobs in Missouri as well as jobs in decline!


Alumni of the University can utilize the career development center for assistance during the job search process. The services offered include assistance with resume development, access to resource materials regarding job search tips and possible resume referral service. In addition, alumni can contact the office for more information about attending future career day or teacher placement day events. In addition, if you would like to be added to our mailing list for job postings or the announcement of events, please email

Also, be sure and checkout the Missouri State University-West Plains office of development and alumni relations for information with regard to alumni.



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