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Career and Internship Fair Oct. 10

September 12, 2018

National and international employers are coming to campus, eager to meet the qualified, diverse and globally educated students and alumni of Webster University on Oct. 10 when the Career Planning and Development Center hosts the annual Career and Internship Fair in Grant Gym on the Webster Groves campus. Representatives from over 70 businesses will be on hand to meet with current students and alumni.

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Resume Drop-Off

Career Center Resume Drop-Off Service for Students

August 29, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) is excited to introduce a new resume drop-off service for currently enrolled Webster University students. In-person or through e-mail, students can drop their resume off at the CPDC and receive feedback via e-mail within a week by a member of the CPDC team.

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Cosic's

News Around Webster: Foppiani, Kaiser, Cosic, CPDC

July 06, 2018

Geneva's Oreste Foppiani participated in and spoke at the “SOS Rule of Law” side-event at the 38th Session of the U.N. Council of Human Rights. ... The School of Education's DJ Kaiser presented at the 16th annual Asia TEFL International Conference in Macau SAR, China. ... Zlatko Cosic's films are screening at festivals in St. Louis, Chicago, and Varna, Bulgaria, this month. ... NACE featured a diversity recruiting video produced by John Link and Trezette Dixon of Webster's CPDC.

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A powerful career management platform for Webster students and alumni

Webster Offers Handshake for Student, Alumni Career Planning

June 13, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center is excited to offer Webster University students and alumni an easier way to keep track of their career planning through Handshake, the ultimate career network that brings together students, alumni and employers and strengthens student engagement. Launching at Webster in July, Handshake is a robust career platform designed by students to help them build meaningful careers.

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Thank you to everyone who participated

Career Planning and Development Center Concludes Spring Recruiting

May 09, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center concluded their spring On Campus Recruiting Program with information tables in the University Center Commons hosted by local employers, with whom students could chat about St. Louis-area employment opportunities. Students can continue to connect with employers and view available opportunities by signing in to Gorlok Career Link, Webster University’s online recruiting system.

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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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