Setting up a Career Advising Appointment Career Planning & Development Center / Webster University

The Career Planning & Development Center at Webster University is committed to providing personalized career success advising to students and *recent graduates at Webster University.

As we continue to monitor developments across Webster University's network of campuses regarding COVID-19, our team is preparing to move forward with alternative modalities to accommodate career advising requests.

*The Career Planning & Development Center will meet individually with recent graduates through one year post graduation month/year.

Requesting a Career Advising Appointment

If you would like to request a career advising appointment, please set up the appointment through your Handshake account at webster.joinhandshake.com.

When logged into your Handshake, select "Career Center" and then "Appointments" to view a listing of available appointment days/times with a career advisor. When all of the fill-in information is completed, submit your appointment request.

Click Career Center to access the appointment scheduling tool in Handshake
Click Appointments to schedule a time to meet with your designated career advisor

The assigned advisor will review your request and will either approve or request an alternative meeting day/time. You can manage your appointments anytime through your Handshake account (re-scheduling, cancelling, etc.).

Through E-mail

You may also coordinate your advising appointment through e-mail by sending a message to Rebecca Nelson, Associate Director, Career Planning & Development Center, at rebeccanelson84@webster.edu, with the following information:

  1. In the subject line, write “Career Advising Appointment Request”
  2. In the body of your message, include your first and last name, student ID number, if you would prefer to meet with a career advisor by phone or video-conference, 2-3 options for meeting days/times (M-F 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM), and what you would like to discuss with a career advisor (job search, review of application materials, interview coaching, etc.)

Rebecca will monitor her e-mail to coordinate schedules with students and career advisors. You will receive a confirmation e-mail indicating that the appointment has been requested and is pending approval by a career advisor.

Note, the Career Planning & Development Center is based in St. Louis, Missouri, which is located in the Central Time Zone.


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