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Attendees at job recruitment session

Wyman Center Hiring for Summer Teen Leadership Program

March 09, 2017

The Wyman Center is seeking college students to fill various positions for its summer program. As part of the Career Planning & Development Center’s on campus recruiting program, representatives from the Wyman Center visited campus on March 2 to promote the positions available for its Teen Leadership Program Summer Camp. The center is looking for passionate college students to become Group Leaders, Trek Instructors, Team Leaders and Teen Support at the residential camp.

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Every other Wednesday, Webster career staff and alumni discuss important career and job transition topics.

Conference Highlights Webster's Alumni Careers Webinar Series

January 25, 2017

Career Planning and Development Center director Tamara Gegg-LaPlume's presentation at the Career Services Thought Leaders Symposium highlighted the Webster.Careers website and bi-monthly career development webinars that Webster offers for its alumni. These live global webinars are offered every other Wednesday to discuss important career and job transition topics.

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Prepare before the fair!

How to Dress and Prepare: Career and Internship Fair Prep Events

September 26, 2016

The annual Career and Internship Fair is coming up Oct. 6. Students and alumni are encouraged to both participate in the fair and prepare and plan accordingly with the following pre-fair events that address topics such as resume review and prep, professional dress, and more. Receive guidance from the Career Planning and Development Center team to put your best foot forward at the fair!

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Accessibility roll-through on the Webster Groves campus

Workforce Recruitment Program for Students, Grads with Disabilities

September 07, 2016

The government-wide workforce recruitment and referral program (WRP) connects federal employers nationwide with college students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workplace through summer internships or permanent jobs. The goal is to increase the representation of persons with disabilities, especially severe disabilities, in the federal workforce. Webster candidates must apply by Oct. 12, 2016.

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Professional news at Webster

Brutschin on energy policy, Turner in China, Hanssen in England, Hulsizer and Woolf on hate, Dixon on employers

August 05, 2016

Elina Brutschin was published in Energy Policy, Paaige Turner presented at a media conference in China, Paula Hanssen presented on Brecht in England and India, Michael Hulsizer and Linda Woolf presented in Denver on online hate, and Trezette Dixon presented to ACE members on employer tours.

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Recent news media interviews with Webster University community members

In the News: Baebler on online HR; Link on networking events; Miller on ISB crane

July 11, 2016

Management chair Barrett Baebler was the "interview with an expert" subject for's overview of human resource degrees, John Link spoke with College Recruiter about on-campus networking events with employers, and Craig Miller was quoted in the Webster-Kirkwood Times about the installation of the tower crane on campus during ISB construction.

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Marcie Schumert co-presented with Trezette Dixon.

Webster Presents at Mosaic Project on International Student Services

June 15, 2016

Several from Webster attended and presented at the St. Louis Mosaic Project’s “University International Student Best Practice Sharing Workshop.” The goal of the Mosaic Project is to make St. Louis the fastest-growing metropolitan area for immigration growth by 2020. Members of Webster's Career Planning and Development Center presented on how to help these students to pursue career opportunities.

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Gorlok Career Link

Introducing Gorlok Career Link

June 01, 2016

Webster University’s online career management system, GorlokJobs, has been renamed Gorlok Career Link. The system has a variety of tools that are helpful for all Webster University students, and the name change better reflects all of the system’s tools and features, include searching for employment opportunities, scheduling appointments with a career advisor, completing a mock interview and accessing an exclusive database of employer contacts.

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Career Planning recruitment events

Career Planning: New Balance tour, CIA recruitment, Six Flags recruitment

May 03, 2016

It has been a busy time for Webster’s Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC). Footwear manufacturer New Balance recently welcomed Webster University students to an open house tour of their new Laumeier Office Park facility, while representatives from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Six Flags St. Louis Hurricane Harbor returned to Webster’s home campus as part of the on-campus recruiting services also offered by the CPDC.

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College to Career Panel

'College to Career' Alumni Panel Share with Students

April 18, 2016

The Career Planning and Development Center, along with the Department of History, Politics and International Relations, recently hosted an alumni panel discussion and networking event College to Career: Career Guidance from Professionals with Liberal Arts Degrees. Students learned about the many career paths a liberal arts degree offers from the panelists, who discussed varied professional opportunities and how to leverage skills to employers.

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