Feb
26
Mon
Missouri Job Center (Columbia) Career Fair @ Bank of America
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Missouri Job Center in Columbia will host a career fair for the public in the lower level of the Bank of America in downtown Columbia, 800 E. Cherry St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26. The event is a great opportunity for individuals to learn more about how employment in state government can advance — or launch — their careers.

Recent graduates are encouraged to attend. Students are also welcome to the career fair to learn more about internship opportunities.

Representatives from 12 of State of Missouri departments will be available to answer questions and provide helpful information about employment opportunities. A full list of these departments is included below.

Staff from the Office of Administration’s Division of Personnel will also be on-site to assist individuals with the State of Missouri’s electronic application system (EASe). Applicants for jobs and internships need to bring a resume.

State departments attending the career fair will be:

– Office of Administration
– Department of Agriculture
– Department of Corrections
– Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
– Department of Health and Senior Services
– Department of Labor and Industrial Regulations
– Department of Mental Health
– Department of Natural Resources
– Department of Public Safety: Capitol Police
– Department of Revenue
– Department of Social Services
– Department of Transportation

For more information about current job opportunities, go to mocareers.mo.gov.

Mar
13
Tue
Focus on Fixed Income @ Hope Gerdes, Edward Jones
Mar 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Taking an Interest in Bonds May Help Provide Interest for Your Future. Owning investments that provide you with regular income can be a smart decision. That’s why it’s a good idea to learn how fixed-income investments such as bonds may help you to reach your financial goals. Attend our Focus on Fixed Income presentation to learn about bond characteristics and features, the relationship between interest rates and bond features, as well as how bonds may help you weather fluctuating markets.
Apr
10
Tue
An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds @ Hope Gerdes, Edward Jones
Apr 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Mutual funds may play a major role as you try to reach your long-term financial goals. An Investor’s Tour of Mutual Funds discusses: Features of mutual funds Benefits mutual funds may provide Risks you’ll need to consider as you evaluate this type of investment Guidance to help empower you as you explore the multitude of funds available.
May
8
Tue
Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected @ Hope Gerdes, Edward Jones
May 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Ready or Not? Life is full of surprises – some better than others. And in your daily life, you probably already prepare for many potentially unpleasant, unexpected events – for instance, by changing your smoke detector batteries in case of a fire. This concept applies to your family’s finances. A job loss, extended disability or untimely loss of a family member can profoundly impact your family’s financial situation. Though you can’t predict the unexpected, you thankfully can prepare. Join us for Ready or Not? Preparing for the Unexpected. During this insurance sales presentation, you’ll learn how to develop a proactive strategy to help protect your family.
Jun
12
Tue
Retirement by Design @ Hope Gerdes, Edward Jones
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
How Do You Want to Retire? Take control now. Join us for our presentation Retirement by Design. We’ll discuss how you can translate your retirement vision into tangible retirement goals. Whether you are 10 or 40 years from retirement, you’ll learn investment strategies you can use now to help you design the retirement you want tomorrow.