2024-25 Academic Catalog

The Career Center


The MSU Career Center, through quality programs, events and services, empowers individuals to develop skills that will enhance career readiness and success. The Career Center strives to support students, employers, faculty, and alumni by facilitating opportunities for experiential learning, networking, and on-campus recruiting. Assistance is provided that complements the career decision/preparation process in the form of personality and interest inventories, career counseling, resume writing, resume critiques and mock interviewing. In addition, special events are hosted by the Career Center that provide students and alumni with enhancements related to the job search process. Major events held on a regular basis each semester include a two-day Career Expo, Graduate and Professional School Fair, Education Career Fair, Building Construction Science Fair, PGM Interview Days, and Cooperative Education Interview Days. Special emphasis workshops including dining etiquette, networking, evaluating job offer, interviewing tips, and more are held regularly.

Types of employment resources available for job seekers through the Career Center include:

  • Full-time employment for graduating seniors and alumni via Connections (https://msstate-csm.symplicity.com/)
  • Cooperative Education (see section on Cooperative Education Program)
  • Internship and Professional Practice Internships
  • Summer Employment
  • Part-time employment during school semesters

Details on all events, programs and services of the Career Center may be found at http://www.career.msstate.edu or by contacting the Career Center, 300 Montgomery Hall, 662-325-3344.