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Program designed for freshmen and transfer students who are first-generation college students, with many identifying as minorities

TAP Program Preps New Students for Success at Webster

August 31, 2017

The Transitions and Academic Prep (TAP) program is an intensive, 10-day residential program for Transitions students. This year, the TAP program ran July 19-28. This year’s TAP cohort experienced an even more focused academic curriculum than previous cohorts with 28 students engaging in a 2-credit-hour WRIT 1000: Basic Writing Workshop course that focused on writing, academic integrity and research. The program also encouraged students to delve deeper into topics of diversity, privilege and oppression.

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Snapshot: Kingdom House shares summer opportunities with Webster students

February 07, 2017

To kick off the Career Planning & Development Center’s Spring On Campus Recruiting, representatives from Kingdom House hosted an Information Table on Jan. 24 in the University Center Commons, sharing information about job opportunities with Webster students. Kingdom House, which provides critical social services to the poorest of the poor in St. Louis, is seeking dedicated and passionate students of Webster University to help with the new summer program.

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Participants in the 10-day program experienced everything from writing workshops and college course orientation to social activities and group projects.

TAP Preps Incoming Students for Transition to College, Success at Webster

September 02, 2016

This summer Webster's Transition and Academic Prep (TAP) program assisted 37 new students for the transition to college academics and Webster University. Since 2011 this free program has helped almost 150 conditionally admitted students connect with the resources and tools they need to succeed.

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Justin Barton presents a book scholarship provided through a MDHE grant.

TAP Program Adds Service Learning Project, Preps New Students July 20-29

July 13, 2016

The Academic Resource Center is gearing up for the 2016 Summer TAP (Transitions and Academic Prep) program, which will be held from July 20-29. TAP is a free residential program for conditionally admitted Transitions students who are new to Webster. During TAP, students live on campus, take college courses and participate in campus workshops and activities to help them transition to university life.

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Student Employee Supervisor Workshop July 14: Hiring International Students

July 06, 2016

The Career Planning & Development Center, Multicultural and International Student Affairs office and International Recruitment and Services are collaborating to offer a workshop for student employee supervisors, Hiring International Students. The workshop will be held on Thursday, July 14, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 137.

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Career Planning, Bio Sciences Career Development Series

March 04, 2016

The Career Planning and Development Center and Students for Biological Sciences collaborated on a three-part career series to assist students in their comprehensive career development at the home campus. John Link, career advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences, provided information, tools, and resources for self-branding, targeted cover letter writing and interviewing skills.

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Snapshots: WalkerEDGE Spring Internship Fair

February 23, 2016

Students from the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology gathered in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building on Feb. 17 to meet with recruiters who are seeking spring and summer interns at the WalkerEDGE Spring Internship Fair. the event was co-hosted by the Walker School and the Career Planning and Development Center.

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Snapshots: Graphic Design Showcase

February 02, 2016

Twelve Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios Jan. 29 to local designers, art directors, and human resources representatives. Faculty members, staff, alumni, prospective students, and other Webster students were also in attendance. Prospective students also had the opportunity to tour the graphic design studios and meet with faculty and staff of the department.

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