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Dixon

School of Communications Internship Program Implements New Success Plans using Starfish

October 12, 2020

Trezette Dixon, director, School of Communications Internship Program, has set up the Success Plans for students who want to do internships during the pandemic. This is a five-part plan that provides a task-oriented "To Do" List to guide students through the internship preparation, search, and acquisition process and ultimately lead to the internship class, MDST 4950 majors in the School of Communications concurrently with their internship experience.

tags: employee news, school of communications, career planning and development center, webster life, webster today, students, online learning, starfish, student success portal

Handshake

Students to Connect with Area Businesses at Virtual Career Fair Oct. 6

September 28, 2020

The Career Planning & Development Center will host over 35 employers at its annual Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 1-4 p.m. CT, via Handshake, Webster University's online career management and recruiting platform. Recruiters will connect virtually with Webster students through one-on-one and group sessions. BJC Healthcare, Enterprise Bank & Trust, Peace Corps, Wells Fargo Advisors, Easter Seals, The Nine Network, Northwestern Mutual, U.S. Department of State, and Starkloff Disability Institute are among the organizations that will be engaging with students.

tags: webster life, webster today, career planning and development center, students

Suit Up

JCPenney Virtual Suit-Up Event for Students, Faculty and Staff

September 09, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center, in collaboration with the Gateway Career Services Association, is excited to partner with JCPenney for a virtual suit-up shopping weekend Sept. 19-20. Students, faculty and staff will receive an extra 30 percent off their purchase of career and professional apparel, fashion jewelry, handbags and luggage, during this two-day shopping event online.

tags: employee news, faculty, webster life, webster today, career planning and development center, students

Rhiney

Webster at Home: Reptiles and art; Connecting through video; Keeping up with Career Planning

April 07, 2020

While discussing the "reptilian brain" in Carol Hodson's topics in studio art course, one student brought a live guest to their online meeting: a blue-tongued skink. ... To stay connected during remote operations, video usage has become key to making connections. Webster Vienna provided the community with several messages from students and staff, while the Walker School's Eric Rhiney put together an intro for his students. ... Career Planning and Development has been active on social media to inspire students and employees, as well as offer resources to find online activities.

tags: academics, college of arts and sciences, employee news, extended campus, faculty, global, online learning, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today, career planning and development center, walker school, students, webster at home

Career

Career Planning and Development Center Ready to Assist Virtually

March 23, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 requiring so many courses and services to move to remote operations, many students may be concerned they won't get the resources or guidance they once did while on campus. The Career Planning and Development Center has taken steps to make sure that students are still receiving these resources and guidance virtually, offering a virtual format for over 75 percent of career development and employer programs and events.

tags: academics, webster today, coronavirus, employee news, faculty, students, alumni, career planning and development center

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Trezette Dixon Named Director of School of Communication Internship Program

February 27, 2020

Effective Wednesday, March 11, Trezette Dixon will lead the School of Communications Internship Program as Director. Dixon has been with Webster University for 15 years, providing leadership in the areas of employment services, employer development and event management as the Career Planning and Development Center’s Assistant Director for Employer Relations. Dixon is replacing Mindy Berkowitz, who retired in January.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, school of communications, career planning and development center, students, webster today

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Over 100 Attend Annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair

February 17, 2020

Over 100 students, faculty and staff attended the Walker EDGE Internship Fair. Students met face to face with recruiters seeking interns for the spring and summer. Co-hosted by the Career Planning and Development Center and George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology, the event attracted national and international employers with headquarters in St. Louis and an international footprint, ranging from Fortune 500 to tech startups, representing a variety of industries.

tags: academics, school of business and technology, career planning and development center, webster life, webster today

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Annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair Feb. 6

February 03, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center and the Walker School of Business and Technology will once again host the annual Walker EDGE Internship Fair on Feb. 6, in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Students from the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology are invited to meet face to face with recruiters seeking interns for the spring and summer.

tags: academics, career planning and development center, students, school of business and technology, webster today

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Career Planning and Development Center Host U.S. Department of State, Diplomat in Residence, Amanda Johnson

January 31, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center will host the U.S. Department of State, Diplomat in Residence, Amanda Johnson, on Feb. 7. Johnson will conduct classroom visits in the Walker School of Business and Technology in room 133 and host a lunch and learn from noon-1 p.m. This event is open to all Webster University students, faculty and staff, both in-person and online.

tags: academics, faculty, students, career planning and development center, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today

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Career Planning and Development Center offers Career Success Coaching

January 30, 2020

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) assists students with exploring and defining their personal career goals while developing the skills and confidence necessary to succeed. Faculty and staff can refer students to the Career Planning and Development Center for comprehensive career success coaching, through Starfish, or contact John Link at johnlink42@webster.edu, for additional information and resources available for students.

tags: academics, students, career planning and development center, employee news, faculty, webster today

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Snapshots: Students present creative work at Graphic Design Showcase

December 10, 2019

Local designers, art directors, prospective students, alumni, faculty and staff gathered to commemorate the 7th Annual Graphic Design Showcase, held Dec. 6, in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building. This event was co-hosted by the Department of Art, Art History and Design in the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts and the Career Planning and Development Center. Graphic Design students presented their digital and print portfolios.

tags: academics, college of fine arts, webster today, department of art, career planning and development center, graphic design

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Snapshots: Students Connect With Recruiters For Career Fair 2019

October 11, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center welcomed over 60 companies and organizations, over 100 recruiters including alumni to the annual Webster University Career Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Students and alumni from across the St. Louis metro area, representing all St. Louis campuses joined in this amazing on-campus recruiting event. Students and alumni benefited from this unique and valuable opportunity to meet face to face with representatives from Fortune 500 companies, non –profit organizations and more.

tags: academics, alumni, webster life, webster today, students, career planning and development center

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Career Planning and Development Center Host Career Fair Oct. 8

October 03, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center will host the annual Career Fair, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1-4 p.m., in the University Center Gym on the Webster Groves campus in St. Louis, Missouri. This event is open to all current students and recent alumni. Meet recruiters face-to-face! There will be many employers ready to share information and discuss full-time, part-time, internship and volunteer opportunities. Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior, senior or alumni, the Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to gather career-related information.

tags: academics, alumni, webster life, webster today, students, career planning and development center

Career

Career Planning and Development Center Offers Workshops for International Students

September 26, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center, in partnership with International Recruitment and Services, is offering multiple opportunities for international students across Webster University’s network to learn about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) eligibility and procedures. Students can register for these workshops through Handshake and participate in-person at the Webster Groves campus or online through WebEx.

tags: webster today, students, international students, career planning and development center, international recruitment and services, handshake