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Webster.Careers Webinar Wednesdays

Join us every other Wednesday over your lunch break for a live webinar and discussion presented by the Webster.Careers alumni resource. In an hour or less, we will investigate featured career and job transition topics and identify ways for attendees to take action. Webinars include a live question and answer session with Webster alumni attendees. To view the full spectrum of career resources available to Webster alums, visit http://www.webster.edu/alumni/career-resources/#jobs.

The webinar lineup for spring 2016 includes the following career topics:

February 3Apply for Jobs Online…And Then What?
February 17Your Career and the Multi-Generational Workforce
March 2Interviewing Preparation & Techniques
March 16Understanding Compensation & Salary Negotiation
March 30Advanced LinkedIn Features: Research & Communication
April 13Overcoming Our (Perceived) Weaknesses
April 27Dissecting a "Perfect" Resume and Cover Letter
May 11Where are the Jobs? Tips for Finding Opportunities
May 25Entrepreneurship: Explore Starting & Owning a Business
June 8Career Planning & Setting Career Goals

Register for Webinar Wednesdays here.


Opa! Tour Greece and the Islands with the Alumni Association

It promises to be the trip of a lifetime…So stop dreaming about discovering the beauty and timeless wonder of Greece and plan on doing it! Mark your calendars for October 11-20, 2016, and book your reservation now for the Alumni Association’s Greece and the Islands tour. The itinerary includes a three-night cruise to the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Crete, and Kusadasi, Turkey. Other stops on the 10-day tour include the lively Greek capital city of Athens; Meteora, a UNESCO World Heritage site; and Delphi, one of the most moving sites of the ancient world.

Per-person prices, based on double occupancy, are $4,069 for an inside cabin or $4,169 for an outside cabin. In addition to 18 meals (eight breakfasts, three lunches and seven dinners), the price includes roundtrip airfare from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, air taxes and fees/surcharges, hotel transfers, cruise taxes and fees, and port charges.

For more information, contact Brenda Blechle at Gulliver’s Travel, 636-379-2700 or brenda@atripforyou.com, or Billy Ratz at Webster University, 314-968-7007 or ratzwil@webster.edu.


Protect Your ‘Nest’

As a Webster University alum, you're eligible to receive a Nest Protect Smoke and CO Alarm at no cost (a $99 value) when you switch to Liberty Mutual homeowners insurance, because you deserve a house that's safe and connected. With home insurance as low as $4 a day, you'll see great savings, too.

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Get Your Gorlok On!

Spruce up your wardrobe and show your Webster spirit with our newest item: a beautiful Webster-themed silk scarf! This versatile accessory was created by St. Louisan Diane Katzman, a nationally acclaimed jewelry and fashion designer. The silk scarf, which measures 11 inches by 57 inches, features a black background with a "signature" Webster blue and gold design, and the Webster logo in two corners.

We also have a necktie and a bow tie—both featuring the Gorlok— and a silver charm bracelet. The necktie is solid blue with a subtle tone-on-tone Gorlok pattern, while the yellow bow tie features blue Gorloks. The bracelet has seven charms, including the Gorlok, the Webster logo, the Webster Hall turrets, a mortarboard, ivy leaf, pennant and globe.

Purchase at the Webster University Alumni Shop


Enterprise Rent-A-Car Offers Discounts for Webster Alums

Are you starting to plan your spring break or summer vacation “road trip”? We can help!

Webster University alumni are "Corporate Class" members at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Call the Alumni Office at 1-800-305-ALUM (in St. Louis 1-314-968-7149) to get your "Corporate Class Number."

Use your membership nationwide. Your membership is honored coast-to-coast at each of Enterprise's 4,000+ airport and neighborhood locations. When renting out-of-town at airport locations, you'll receive a 15 percent discount on daily rates (on rates already about 20 percent lower than the other guys). And, at neighborhood locations, similar savings apply.

Book your reservation instantly online. Simply visit www.enterprise.com and click on the Corporate Members Reservation button. Enter your Corporate Class Number and the letters "WEB" in the Corporate Members Sign In area, click on "Next" and make your reservation. It's quick, easy and direct. If you prefer, you can arrange your out-of-town bookings through the Corporate Class Service Center by calling 1-800-593-0505.


Alumni Insurance Program

Did you know that the Webster University Alumni Association sponsors an Alumni Insurance Program as a service to our graduates? The program offers a variety of attractively priced insurance products, most of which are available to alumni, students, faculty and staff, as well as their spouses, domestic partners, parents, children, and siblings:

  • Health Insurance ACA-compliant coverage is available through our private health insurance exchange. Short-term coverage is also available for those with a temporary need.
  • Life Insurance Long-term protection with great rates and fantastic features. Coverage is available from $10,000 to $50 million.
  • Long Term Care Insurance Protect your assets from serious erosion while allowing access to quality care in the most appropriate and desirable setting.
  • Travel Insurance Travel Medical and Trip Protection coverage is available for individuals or groups, for personal or business travel.
  • Pet Insurance Simple, customizable dog and cat insurance plans are available.
  • Identity Theft Protection Protect yourself and your family against identity theft with a comprehensive solution you can count on.
  • Special Event Insurance Liability coverage up to $2 million is available for events lasting from a few hours to as much as 10 days.
  • Advisory Services A licensed insurance professional is available, at no charge, to answer questions and provide customized guidance.

For more information visit http://meyerandassoc.com/Webster or contact the program administrator (Meyer and Associates) at 800-635-7801.


Our Sponsors

Webster University alumni can receive a special discounted rate on auto and home insurance from Liberty Mutual, a trusted Fortune 100 company. Liberty Mutual is committed to providing you with affordable rates, high-quality services and information to help you and your family live safer, more secure lives.  Find out how much you can save on your auto insurance:

  • Click here and get an instant auto quote.
  • Call 1-800-837-5249 to speak with one of our licensed Insurance Sales Counselors.
  • Visit your local Liberty Mutual office.

Already a policyholder? Through this site you may make changes to your policy, file an auto or home insurance claim and locate the nearest Liberty Mutual office.

Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

Note on Benefits...

Webster University never sells the names or contact information of our alumni, faculty, staff or students. The Alumni Association does, however, partner with Liberty Mutual to provide outstanding discounted services and benefits to our alumni. Names and addresses are provided on a one-time use basis only. Liberty Mutual may not keep the names or use them again without our consent unless the individual signs up to do business directly with Liberty Mutual.