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WATTS scholars toured Cofactor Genomics as part of the Career Development Tour.

WATTS Scholars Meet Scientists, Visit Cofactor Genomics

April 20, 2018

Winning Approaches for Talented Transfers in STEM (WATTS) Scholarship recipients met with scientists and heard career advice as part of a Career Development Tour coordinated by the Career Planning and Development Center. Accompanied by Mary Preuss, associate professor and chair of Biological Sciences, Julie McHugh, program director, and Trezette Dixon, assistant director, Employer Relations, the students heard about a variety of science career paths while visiting with Doisy College of Health Sciences and touring Cofactor Genomics.

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31 organizations and businesses participated

Opportunities Abound for Students at Webster Thailand 2018 Career and Internship Fair

April 09, 2018

Webster University Thailand’s biannual Career and Internship Fair was held at the Bangkok Empire Tower campus on Wednesday, April 4. The fair provided students with an opportunity to discuss internship and employment opportunities with a range of well-known exhibitors. With 31 exhibiting organizations working both within Thailand and other countries within the region, students had no shortage of fascinating employers on hand to discuss their future career aspirations.

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The event included 145, 20-minute interviews with students.

Students Meet School Districts on Teacher Recruitment Day

March 26, 2018

Nearly 30 aspiring educators from the School of Education gathered in the East Academic Building for the annual Teacher Recruitment Day on Thursday, March 15, to interview and network with representatives from 14 school district partners from the St. Louis metropolitan area, including neighboring school districts, Webster Groves and Kirkwood. The event is co-hosted by Webster's Department of Teacher Education and the Career Planning and Development Center.

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Over 50 student participants interacted with a panel of professionals who have intersected their language proficiencies into their chosen career paths.

CPDC Highlights: Careers in French, Making an Impact, Branding Your Career

March 13, 2018

February was another busy month for the Career Planning and Development Center, with several successful career development programs and collaborations connecting students with staff and opportunities. Among the highlights were a panel on careers in French with Centre Francophone, a session on impactful careers in education and nonprofits, and a presentation on career branding at the Working Women's Survival Show by John Link.

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Organizations promoted professional positions, part-time, flexible and summer opportunities.

Local Recruiters Visit Webster for Fall On Campus Recruiting Program

December 19, 2017

The Career Planning and Development Center concluded the fall On Campus Recruiting Program with information tables hosted by local employers. Over the last several weeks, students had the opportunity to chat with local recruiters such as Maritz and Dewey's Pizza and gather information about St. Louis-area employers at information tables in the University Center Commons and Edward Jones Commons area in the East Academic Building.

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Students displayed their work to local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members

Fifth Annual Graphic Design Showcase

December 12, 2017

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty, and staff gathered to commemorate the Fifth Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 1, in the East Academic Building's Edward Jones Commons. This event is co-hosted by the Department of Art, Art History and Design and the Career Planning and Development Center. Thirteen Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios, while one walked away with a $1000 award presented by the event’s agency sponsors, Momentum Worldwide.

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Outcomes survey to be sent to graduates on Monday, Dec. 4

Encourage Participation in Webster's Outcomes Survey for Fall 1 Graduates

December 04, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging Fall 1 2017 graduates to complete Webster's Outcomes Survey. Graduates from Fall 1 will receive an email invitation to the survey the morning of Monday, Dec. 4.

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Showcase will be held on Dec. 1 in the EAB, Edward Jones Commons

Student Work Displayed in Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1

November 17, 2017

Webster will host the 5th annual Graphic Design Showcase Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. This showcase is an open portfolio review event in which graphic design students will present their most recent digital and print portfolios.

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Annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange

Webster to Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17

November 09, 2017

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange. It is joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that started in 2000. Colleges and universities across the country host globally themed events and activities throughout the week.

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