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Webster Bank Overview

Waterbury, CT
1001 to 5000 employees
1935
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Investment Banking & Asset Management
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
At Webster, Living Up To You ™ is a promise we make to our customers and communities every day. It’s a promise to understand what matters most to them - and provide the solutions they need to achieve it. It’s about putting people first - helping ... Read more

Webster Bank – Why Work For Us?


Our heritage dates back to 1935, when 24-year-old Harold Webster Smith founded the bank with $25,000 borrowed from family and friends. Then known as First Federal Savings and Loan of Waterbury, Connecticut, our purpose was to help make homeownership a realistic dream for people, and our values centered on putting people first.

Over the years, we have expanded to become a leading regional bank in the Northeast with over $25 billion in assets and 176 banking centers from greater New York City to Boston. Today, we offer the full range of financial services, delivered by close to 3,000 employees.

But while we have grown, our core values have remained unchanged. We still put people first -- acting with responsibility, respect, ethical behavior, citizenship and teamwork. We call these principles The Webster Way. They bring us together, set us apart, and create an unshakeable core that is unique to Webster.

By following The Webster Way, we ensure that we’re living up to our customers and each other.

The Webster Way

  • We take personal responsibility for meeting our customers’ needs.
  • We respect the dignity of every individual.
  • We earn trust through ethical behavior.
  • We give of ourselves in the communities we serve.
  • We work together to achieve outstanding results.
Our differences are our strength.

One of our most important core values is to respect the dignity of every individual. For our employees, it means fostering an inclusive environment that embraces the unique ideas and contributions of a diverse workforce.

We believe that diversity is critical to our growth, innovation and capabilities as a financial services institution. Being able to draw upon the diversity of perspectives, experiences, cultures, genders, and age allows us to adapt to our fast-changing environment and ensures our competitive advantage.

A rewarding life starts with a meaningful career.

Being passionate about making a difference in people's lives is what working at Webster is all about. Since our founding in 1935, we've maintained a values-guided culture that goes above and beyond - for our customers, communities and each other.

A wide range of career options is just the beginning of what Webster can offer you. Just explore our career pages and you'll see. The more you know about Webster, the more you'll understand how you can build a meaningful career and a rewarding life as a Webster employee.

If you’re looking for a meaningful career with opportunity for advancement, Webster is where you belong. We are committed to investing in your professional development and will empower you to take charge of your career.

From student internships to employee workshops, we provide all the tools and support you need to grow as a professional and a person.

Summer internships: A 10-week internship with Webster Investment Services (WIS) gives you the opportunity to assist WIS Financial Consultants with marketing outreach to clients and prospects. You’ll also get exposure to Webster executives through group activities. Internships are available throughout Webster’s northeast service area.

College recruitment fairs: We attend college and university career fairs to give students the chance to learn about the benefits of working at Webster and explore our career offerings.

Webster Bank University: Online and in-person classes help you build the personal and professional skills you need to succeed at Webster and in life.

Job shadowing: Lets you explore our wide range of career opportunities. You’ll spend the day with a Webster banker to understand their role and responsibilities.

We know you have an active, busy life. Our goal is to make it as rewarding as possible. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides “life” solutions to help you take care of your health, your family, and your financial future.

Our health and wellness benefits provide ample opportunity for you to relax, renew, and maintain a healthy lifestyle. We also offer financial discounts and opportunities to help you increase your financial well-being.

Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical plans
  • Dental benefits
  • Vision plan
  • Prescription benefits
  • Life insurance benefits
  • Disability benefits
  • Health savings accounts (HSAs)
  • Health reimbursement accounts (HRAs)
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Wellness incentives
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Matching 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Bank (exclusive employee discounts on our financial services)
  • LifeStages Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Webster's commitment to EEO / Affirmative Action

Webster Financial Corporation and its subsidiaries ("Webster") are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers M/F/D/V. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or handicap, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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    Pros

    Similar to other banks but with much better customer service.

    Cons

    As a regional bank the bank is smaller. Which can be good and bad at same time.

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Webster Bank (Bristol, CT) in March 2011.

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