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Vienna Campus Event Leads to Bloomberg Internship in London

May 12, 2017

Student Jaime Consarnau has landed a 10-week internship in London with Bloomberg, a major global provider of 24-hour financial news and information, after participating in an event hosted by the Business and Management department at the Vienna campus.

tags: academics, global, school of business and technology, webster life, webster today, career planning and development center, business, management, finance, students, internship

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The Career Planning and Development Center Conclude Their Spring On Campus Recruiting Program

May 08, 2017

The Career Planning and Development Center concluded their spring 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 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. The organizations promoted part-time, flexible and summer opportunities.

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

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Webster Holds Career Readiness Round Table for Grads with Disabilities

April 14, 2017

The Career Planning & Development Center partnered with the Academic Resource Center to host a Career Readiness Round Table Discussion April 10. Tina Vinson, director of community outreach for Starkloff Disability Institute, was on campus for a lunchtime discussion with soon to be Webster graduates with disabilities.

tags: webster life, webster today, academic resource center, career planning and development center, diversity and inclusion, disabilities

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Peace Corps Recruits on Campus

April 11, 2017

Peace Corps recruiter, Joe Zucchini, visited the Webster campus to inform students about the chance to make a difference oversees. The organization creates opportunities to lead in health campaigns, boost local entrepreneurship, teach digital literacy, and a range of opportunities for the Webster University global citizen. Students visited the information table, hosted in the University Center and later attended the information session in the East Academic Building to learn more about this life-changing opportunity.

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The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is partnering with the Career Planning and Development Center to administer the survey

Outcomes Survey for Spring 1 Graduates

April 10, 2017

To gather important data about the outcomes of our graduates, the Office of Institutional Effectiveness needs your help in encouraging Spring 1, 2017 graduates to complete the Webster University Outcomes Survey. The Outcomes Survey is delivered via email to recent graduates worldwide approximately six to eight weeks after each term’s graduation date. The survey asks recent graduates about the impact of their Webster experiences as well as their employment status, educational plans, and updated contact information.

tags: alumni, faculty, office of institutional effectiveness, career planning and development center, webster today

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Seven Students Awarded Professional Membership Fees

March 27, 2017

The Career Planning & Development Center’s Spring 2017 Professional Association Membership Program (ProAMP) awarded seven students representing all five colleges and schools with membership fees to the professional association of their choice. Recipients chose to become student members of the Advertising Club of Greater Saint Louis, AIGA, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Information Systems Security Association, and the International Studies Association.

tags: webster life, webster today, career planning and development center, students, school of business and technology, school of communications, school of education, college of arts and sciences, college of fine arts

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.

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

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.

tags: alumni, employee news, global, career planning and development center, advancement, webster today

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.

tags: academics, alumni, employee news, accessibility, students, career planning and development center, academic resource center, webster life, webster today