The Career Planning and Development Center assists individuals with exploring and defining their personal career goals while developing the skills and confidence necessary to succeed.

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Assisting Currently Enrolled Students or Alumni

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Currently Enrolled Students

If you're a currently enrolled student or recent graduate up to one year after graduation, the Career Planning and Development Center (CPDC) can assist you through individual career advising appointments, virtual and live events to develop career management skills and connect to employers, and a variety of resources on the CPDC's website including Handshake, Webster's career management and job posting platform.

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Alumni

alumni talking with mentor

As a Webster graduate, you have access to the Alumni Association network and Handshake, Webster University's online career management system. Handshake features a database of job opportunities, career development resources and events suitable for graduates. Create an account in Handshake using your personal e-mail address to get started. Additionally, access career resources on the CPDC website and attend virtual or live events and career fairs offered by the Career Planning and Development Center.

For Employers

Whether looking for information on how to post a job or how to recruit some of our on-campus talent, we have plenty of resources for you to get acquainted with the Webster CPDC.

Job Postings and More

Handshake, Webster's career-management and job-posting platform, can help connect you with the right employer. If a Webster alum, be sure to utilize your access to our various resources at your disposal.

Career Planning and Development Center Staff

John Link

John Link

Director

Liaison to: Enrollment Management, Employer Services and University Advancement

John Holste

John Holste

Adjunct Faculty

Liaison to: College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Science and Health, Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts, School of Communications

Kerry Lee

Kerry Lee

Adjunct Faculty

Liaison to: George Herbert Walker School of Business & Technology, School of Education

Webster University staff

Logan Politte

Coordinator

Liaison to: Employer Services

News and Events

Highlights from the Career Center