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Career Services Center

Ward Edwards 1200
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4985
Fax: 660.543.4668


Valery Johnson

Career Development Coordinator
Tel: (660) 543-4985valery johnson
Fax: 660-543-4668

Welcome to the Career Services Center. I serve as the Career Development Coordinator for all departments in the Harmon College of Business & Professional Studies and the departments of Mathematics & Computer Science, and Nutrition & Kinesiology in the College of Health, Science, and Technology. I work closely with the faculty here at UCM to identify learning opportunities for their students and to cultivate employers from many sectors to identify internship and employment opportunities.  

I am here to assist students in developing your strategic plans to transition from college student to job seeker to successful career professional.  I enjoy discussing career opportunities with students and can assist you in discovering additional career paths. By helping you bring to light all of your transferable talents and skills, we can work together to prepare a resume that will get you noticed by employers.  I can share with you all the secrets I know about conducting a successful job search and together we can polish your networking and interviewing skills until you shine.

I have a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from the University of Kansas, currently working on a master’s degree in Counseling here at UCM and a member of Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society. In my former career in the advertising and printing industries I had the pleasure of learning about a wide variety of industries and businesses in the Kansas City area. I am thrilled to have joined Career Services this September and look forward to working with our staff to deliver excellent services to the students and faculty here at UCM.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with me to discuss career choices, resume writing, or to set up a mock interview please call our office at 660-543-4985. I look forward to meeting with you.