Career Services

Oakley Applied Sciences and ArtsGreetings and welcome to Murray State University Career Services!

We’re here to assist Racers in all areas of career development and planning! If it’s related to your career, we can help!

Here are just some of the things that our office provides and assists students with: 

  • 1:1 appointments covering a variety of topics including but not limited to resumes, cover letters, interview coaching, career counseling, and more! 
  • Professional space for students needing a nice, quiet area to conduct their interviews! 
  • 5-6 different career fairs each semester with over 70+ unique employers looking to fill full-time positions and internships!
  • Numerous interactive career labs to educate students on a variety of career topics! 
  • Free professional clothing available for students in our Career Closet! 
  • Professional headshots for LinkedIn profiles or other professional needs!

Career Services greatly appreciates the opportunity to assist Racers and alumni with their career plans. Please don’t hesitate to contact us at any time! We look forward to helping you build your future! 

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Fall 2021 Career Fairs

Special Information regarding the Fall 2021 Career Fairs: 

  • We will be conducting a hybrid model for our Fall 2021 career fairs, in which we will be hosting both in-person events and a virtual events in order to supply our students and employers with as many opportunities as possible. 
  • Students will need to register for the fairs through their Handshake account.
Getting Started:
Tips for Success: 

Hire-A-Racer Part-Time Fair | Thursday, August 26 | 11am-1pm

All Majors Career & Grad School Fair  | Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 2-5pm

STEM & OSH Career Fair | Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 2-5pm

Online Career Expo | Wednesday, October 6, 2021 | 2-5pm

Agriculture Career Fair | Tuesday, October 12, 2021 | 9am-12:30pm | 

Teacher Fair | Friday, November 12, 2021 | 8am-12pm



Office Hours
Fall & Spring: Monday – Friday | 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Summer: Monday – Friday | 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Walk-In Appointment Hours
Monday – Friday | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Summer: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM)
Walk-In Appointments Available: Resumes, Cover Letters, & Basic Questions
Scheduled Appointments
Please schedule appointments on or call us at 270.809.3735.
Scheduled Appointments are required for Major/Minor Counseling, Career Assessments, & Mock Interviews. 
100 Oakley Applied Sciences Bldg | Murray, KY 42071 | 270.809.3735
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