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What's going on?: August 31-Sept. 4


Week 2 is upon us… which means only 16 more weeks until winter break.  Are you counting down already? This semester is already so busy for many of you, either just figuring out what this whole law school thing is… or keeping up with classes, student orgs, journals, jobs, etc.  Let me help you keep your life organized by telling you what you can look forward to in the next couple of weeks from the Career Development Office.

1Ls you will need to be sure to sign up for MANDATORY Symplicity training on the Career Development TWEN page.  We will be offering classes at various times and dates between September 8th and September 18th.  Make sure you have added the Career Development TWEN page to your courses.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your career advisor.

Upcoming Events:

— Employment Law Panel, September 21st @1PM in the Courtroom. RSVP on Symplicity

— Advanced Job Search Program, September 23rd at 1PM in the Courtroom.  RSVP on Symplicity

I hope you have a wonderful week.  Don’t forget to stop by Room 103 to say hello… or grab a yummy piece of candy!

P.S.  Don’t forget to wear GOLD to cheer on the Mizzou Tigers on Saturday 9/5 for their home opener against SEMO.

Career 411: Application and Interview Tips


Welcome back! My name is Anna Lloyd, and I have recently joined the Career Development Office. Previously, I managed recruiting and diversity programs at Stinson Leonard Street LLP, a law firm of about 500 attorneys. With the fall recruiting season starting, I thought I would share application and interview tips for applying for summer associate  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: August 24-28


Welcome back to Hulston Hall!!!!  I am so excited for this year to begin.  As usual we will have some amazing events and speakers and I encourage you to peruse the Symplicity events and RSVP to anything that you find interesting or useful. While this first week is focused on re-acclimating (or acclimating yourself for  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: April 27-May 1

Well… This is the last week of classes for the spring Semester, which means that this will be the last week of entries to the blog until next fall.  We still have events, scheduled, so stay tuned to the slides outside of the Library and Room 103. If you are planning to participate in an externship  Continue Reading »

Resource Review: Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association Website

If you will be practicing law in and around the Springfield, Missouri area, you should not only be a member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association, but you should also be familiar with their website, On the Home page,  You can find quick links to employment listings, latest news and a calendar of upcoming events  Continue Reading »

Career 411: How to Succeed in You Summer Job!

Alright… you have revised your cover letter; updated your resume; rocked your interview and landed your dream summer job. WHAT DO I DO NOW!!!  If you want to impress your bosses this summer, follow these rules. 1. BE ON TIME (OR EARLY).  Always be on time for your summer job, even if your boss or  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: April 20-24

You have almost completed another year at Hulston Hall… but we still have a few amazing events on the calendar that are sure to be informative. Be sure an attend Professionalism and Social Media presented by Professor Chuck Henson on Tuesday, April 21st at 1:00 p.m. in the Courtroom. .  Don’t miss this opportunity to  Continue Reading »