Truman State University's Career Week is in Full Swing

The Truman State University Career Center is hosting their semiannual Career Week, which consists of numerous professional development and networking events. With approximately 90 employers attending, this is bound to be an amazing week. Polly Matteson, Assistant Director of the Career Center, stopped by the set of Good Morning Heartland to talk more about the event.

Starting on March 3rd, 2014 and running the entire week there will be endless opportunities for students and the Kirksville community to develop themselves professionally through mock interviews, resume critiques, company information session, and several networking events. The attending employers are looking to meet potential employees, hire for internships and jobs, and network with students and faculty. Career Week events, which are open to all students, faculty, and the Kirksville community, are listed below. CLICK HERE to view a full list of events visit

Monday, March 3

S.C.O.R.E Mock Interviews: Be Ready for a Curveball (Service Corps of Retired Executives)

Practice your interviewing skills with professionals from diverse career backgrounds. Pre-registration with resume is required, so visit the Career Center soon to select a time slot.

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SUB 3100 (Career Center)

Tuesday, March 4

Information Sessions:

6:00-7:00 pm

3201 Target

3202 "Building a Career in Publishing" --Denver Publishing Institute

3203 "Taking Retail to the Maxx"

3204 Cerner

3000 DST Systems

Paul McCain "Young Entrepreneurship after College" (Co-sponsored by Delta Sigma Pi)

7:00-8:00 pm

SUB Activities Room

Networking Reception with Employers (Co-sponsored by NABA and Greek Life)

: Get Ready for the Big Leagues

Talk with a diverse group of employers for potential job opportunities and networking experience.

8:00-9:00 pm

SUB Georgian Rooms A&B

Wednesday, March 5

Career Expo: The Big Game

11:00 â?? 4:00 p.m.

Student Union Building

Professional Photos (use for LinkedIn, etc.)

University photographer, Tim Barcus, will be taking professional photos for your convenience.

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

SUB 3204

Thursday, March 6

Employer Interviews



Commerce Bank of St. Louis

Dardis Academy

DST Systems

Farmers Insurance Group


GFI Digital

Sherwin Williams

Swank Motion Picture



Williams Keepers

YRC Freight


8:00-5:00 in the SUB

Career Week is an opportunity for students of all levels to immerse themselves in the job market and to start thinking about what they want to do post graduation. Freshmen should attend the events to begin networking and making connections. Seniors should be looking for their next steps after graduation.

This is also an opportunity for employers to connect with the high-caliber students Truman and Kirksville has to offer. They attend to recruit the best possible talent to hire into their company and make connections with Truman State University. For more information, visit or call the Career Center at (660) 785-4353.

The Truman State University Career Center is a premier provider of University career services. The mission of the Truman State University Career Center is to creatively provide comprehensive internship, career and graduate school services and resources for students, alumni, employers, and the University community. The Career Center is location in the Student Union Building on Truman State University Campus, 100 E. Normal Avenue, Kirksville, MO 63501. The Career Center is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.