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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Prepare For The Career Fair, Oct. 8

September 19, 2019

The Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) will host the annual Career & Internship Fair, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1-4 p.m., in the University Center (Grant Gymnasium) on the home campus. The Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to gather career-related information that relates to current students or alumni. Seniors can find out about full-time employment, trainee programs and more. Juniors can find out about internships and co-ops. Sophomores and freshmen can take the opportunity to talk with recruiters about the classes or experiences needed for your career.

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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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