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Internships & Careers

Des Moines, Iowa’s capital and largest city, provides an ideal location for both business and legal/political internships.

As a student at Drake, you’ll have the freedom to pursue one or more internships — and your future career — in areas like corporate law, private practice or state government. Des Moines is home to several major insurance, health care, banking and real estate companies, offering a wide range of opportunities to develop your business skills.

Common internships locations for Drake students considering law school include:

  • American Judicature Society at Drake University
  • Drake Legal clinic
  • Private law practices
  • Law departments within corporate businesses          
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Iowa State legislature 
March 9, 2018
Students in the Drake University College of Business and Public Administration met with faculty, staff, and community leaders last month to celebrate and support the role of women in leadership.