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The CDPC helps students explore and define their personal career goals while developing the skills and confidence necessary to succeed.

Referring Students to the Career Planning and Development Center

August 12, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center (CDPC) works with undergraduate and graduate students, in addition to alumni through one year after completion of their degrees, to help with career goal setting and planning. The CDPC team engages with students in a variety of career development areas, including job and internship search strategies, customizing application materials, networking strategies, and graduate school decision making.

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Webster's Global Citizenship Program learning outcomes are embedded across the curriculum.

In the News: Global Citizenship Program spotlight; Link on careers

August 05, 2019

The AACU ran a top-story feature on Webster's Global Citizenship Program, speaking about its design and impact with Webster faculty and one alum who "feels like a totally different person" after completing GCP courses. ... John Link, director of Webster's Career Planning and Development Center, was interviewed live on 690 AM KSTL to discuss students' career development assistance after graduation, including Webster’s individual services.

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Get discounts on career dress apparel at the Sept. 22 Suit Up event

Student Discount on Career Dress Apparel at Suit-Up Event

July 15, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center, in partnership with JCPenney at West County Center, will host its first Suit-Up event on Sept. 22 ahead of Webster University’s Fall 2019 Career Fair. At the event, students can save up to 60 percent off select men’s and women’s career dress apparel, shoes and accessories when they use the extra 30 percent off Suit-Up coupon available at the event. Students can register for the event through Handshake.

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Webster junior Rea Bedalli led an afternoon session.

Students Present, Honored at Gateway Career Services Association

April 30, 2019

Webster's Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) played a major part in the Gateway Career Services Association spring conference, with junior Rea Bedalli leading an afternoon session, senior Rachel Downey receiving the organization's scholarship, and Trezette Dixon moderating a stakeholder panel. CPDC director John Link was nominated to serve as GCSA's president-elect.

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BioSTL, MilliporeSigma Welcome WATTS Scholars

April 15, 2019

On Friday, April 12, Winning Approaches for Talented Transfers in STEM (WATTS) Scholarship recipients and additional science majors participated in a Career Development Employer Tour coordinated by the Career Planning & Development Center and Biological Sciences Department. Students visited BioSTL and MilliporeSigma, where they were able to meet with scientists and gain insight into careers and the growing science start-up community in St. Louis.

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School of Education

Education Students Meet 17 Districts on Teacher Recruitment Day

March 26, 2019

Nearly 40 aspiring educators from the Webster University School of Education recently gathered in the East Academic Building for the annual Teacher Recruitment Day. At the event, students interviewed and networked with representatives from 17 school district partners from the St. Louis metropolitan area, including neighboring school districts Webster Groves School District and Kirkwood School District.

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Snapshots: 2019 Volunteer Expo

February 28, 2019

Students met with a variety of local non-profit organizations at Webster University's first Volunteer Expo, co-hosted by The Career Planning and Development Center and Student Employment Program. The event created a chance to highlight organizations involved in the Community Service Work-Study Program while giving local non-profits an opportunity to promote and showcase their volunteer roles available throughout the year.

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The Volunteer Expo will take place on Feb. 19.

2019 Volunteer Expo Feb. 19

February 12, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center is excited to provide an opportunity for Webster students to interact with local organizations who have volunteer roles available. Service-based experiential learning is an opportunity for students to hone workplace professional skills while making a direct impact in the St. Louis region. At this event, 15 local organizations will have information available to students for a wide selection of volunteer activities throughout 2019. 

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The fall semester On Campus Recruiting has concluded.

Fall Semester On Campus Recruiting Wraps Up

December 17, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center concluded the fall semester On Campus Recruiting Program with information tables hosted by local employers. 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 seasonal, part-time, flexible, summer and entry-level opportunities.

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Webster offers several resources for military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating the transition to a civilian career.

New Career Resource for Military-Affiliated Students

November 12, 2018

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) has developed a resource to aid Webster University's military-affiliated student and alumni communities in navigating their transition into a civilian career. This resource is a one of several that the CPDC has developed for targeted student communities.

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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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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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