career opportunities and employer relations

COER director candidates to deliver presentations

Posted by on May 7, 2018

Three candidates have been invited to interview for the position of Career Opportunities and Employer Relations (COER) director. The campus community is invited to attend a presentation and question-and-answer session for each candidate. Each event will be held in 305 Norwood Hall. The schedule and candidates are:

  • 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, Kristen Gallagher
  • 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 15, Allison Dietz
  • 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, Scott Queener
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Volunteers needed for Missouri S&T’s largest hackathon

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Hundreds of college students will come together for 36 hours of coding, problem solving and team building during Missouri S&T’s hackathon, ShamHacks, from Friday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, Feb. 11, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A and B of the Havener Center. Volunteers are sought to help staff the event, which will begin with an opening ceremony at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, and conclude with a closing ceremony and hacker showcase at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. To volunteer, please complete an online form.

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“Suit Up” sale planned Feb. 11 for students, shuttle available

Posted by on February 5, 2018

Missouri S&T and JCPenney in Rolla are partnering to help provide professional attire to S&T college students at a 40 percent discount during a “Suit Up” sale at 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. A shuttle service will be available for students who need transportation to and from the store. S&T student IDs are required for the discount. Missouri S&T’s Spring Career Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, on campus.

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Local store to host “Suit Up” sale in February

Posted by on December 11, 2017

Missouri S&T’s career opportunities and employer relations (COER) staff will partner with JC Penney for “Suit Up” at 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the JC Penney store in Rolla. The exclusive event is for Missouri S&T students only. Students will be able to receive 40 percent discounts (student IDs are required) on professional attire and enter to win prizes. Missouri S&T’s Spring Career Fair will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, on campus.

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Grad fair at bookstore kicks off Oct. 18

Posted by on October 12, 2017

The S&T Store will hold a grad fair 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, and Thursday, Oct. 19. Save 10 percent on caps and gowns, tassels and diploma frames. Meet with a Balfour ring and announcement representative. Visit with staff members from the registrar’s office and career opportunities and employer relations (COER). Enter to win a cap and gown set, diploma frame and other prizes.

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Grover-Bisker wins CIEC award

Posted by on August 28, 2015

Dr. Edna M. Grover-Bisker, director of career opportunities and employer relations, won the Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC) best poster award for her poster titled “Textbook Pages to Salary Wages: An Examination of the Relationship between Cooperative Education and Early Employment Outcomes.” The recognition and award will be presented during the awards ceremony at the 2016 CIEC in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016.

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Attend COER events this month

Posted by on April 3, 2015

Career opportunities and employer relations (COER) will host a number of events this month. Students must bring their ID card to sign in to all events. The following is a list of events for April:

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Encourage students to take COER survey

Posted by on January 5, 2015

Did you know that as faculty and staff, you can report student career outcomes to career opportunities and employer relations (COER)? If you have information on where a student is going after graduation, you can report that to COER. To report student career outcomes, contact COER by calling 341-4343 or emailing

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