Drake University students and alumni are invited to attend the career events. Please contact Professional & Career Development Services staff with any questions.

Calendar of Career Events

All University (all majors welcome)

  • Drake University Career Fair, February 9, 2017
    3:00-6:00pm, Olmsted Center

    Eventbrite - 2017 Drake University Career Fair


College of Arts and Sciences

  • Networking Event, October 21, 2016
    3:30-5:00 pm, Cowles Library Reading Room
  • Mock Interviews, Nobember 8, 2016
    9:00 am-6:00 pm, Olmsted Center Conference Rooms
  • Graphic Design Portfolio Review, November 16, 2016
    4:30-6:30 pm, Olmsted Center Conference Rooms

College of Business and Public Administration

  • Accounting & Finance Fair, September 16, 2016
  • Actuarial Science Recruiting Events
    Actuarial Evening, Career Fair for Actuaries, October 6, 2016, 5:00-7:00pm
    Student Interviews, October 6 and 7, 2016

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

      • Professional Development Seminar and Pinning Ceremony, May 5, 2016
        5:30 - 7:30 pm
      • Pharmacy Fall Recruitment Events, October 20-21, 2016  
        • Internship Interview Day, October 20    10:30 am to 3:00 pm
        • Pharmacy Career Fair, October 20         4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
        • Graduate Interview Day, October 21      8:30 am to 4:00 pm
          *Events hosted for students in the professional Pharmacy program

Connect with Drake Students and Alumni

Post opportunities on Career bluePrint, the University-wide career system

          • Register for an account:
            *Click on the Career bluePrint logo and then the “Register” tab
            *Complete the form
            *You will receive a welcome email with a username and password

          • List an opportunity:
            *Log into Career bluePrint
            *From the homepage, look to the right for the section Shortcuts
            *Post opportunities just to Drake students by clicking on “Create Non-OCR Job Posting” (no charge)
            *Post to multiple schools (charge) by clicking on the “Jobs” tab then “Multi-School Postings” tab


Resources for Employers

Advertise in the student newspaper, Times-Delphic, 515-271-2148
Career bluePrint and NACElink Network general privacy policy
Department of Justice Best Practices
Drake Databook
Visit with Student Organizations

Professional & Career Development Services

Aliber Hall 201, 2507 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311

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