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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.

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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.

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

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.

tags: academics, employee news, faculty, human resources programs, career planning and development center, isb, school of business and technology, webster today

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.

tags: employee news, career planning and development center, multicultural center and international student affairs, global, webster today

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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