Our Online Career Platform


Handshake is our online career platform where you can search for jobs and internships, learn about events, and schedule appointments with a Career Development staff member (International students are encouraged to schedule appointments with the Office of International Student Services).

Full-time undergraduate students, click here, to claim your account.

Graduate and part-time students, click here, for instructions on creating your account.

For questions regarding Handshake, please email career@mobap.edu or click here to access Handshake’s online help center for students.

Career and Educational Resources

The Office of Career Development has several online resources to help you as you hone your career readiness skills.

Resume Guide
Resume Template
Action Verbs
Cover Letter Template
References Guide
References Template
Interview Guide
Job Search Strategies
Thank You Notes
LinkedIn Guide
What Can I Do With This Major

Career and Educational Assessment

MBU uses Focus2, an online career, major and education planning system, to help our students explore potential majors and careers that align with their interests and skill sets.

How to create your Focus 2 account:
New users simply, click here, to be directed to the MBU Focus 2 page.  Once there, click on the REGISTER button to be brought to the self-registration page.

To complete the form, new users will be required to enter an ACCESS CODE.
The ACCESS CODE for Missouri Baptist University is: Spartan

All new users need to fill out the requested information on the registration form and create their own unique username and password. Once you submit the form, a Focus 2 account will be activated for you and you will be brought directly into the system. Each time you return to use Focus 2, simply enter your username and password on the login page.