Access Career Tools

PCDS offers several services that will help you get noticed and land an internship, research project, or part- or full-time job.

Search for Opportunities

Career bluePrint is a comprehensive system that offers students and alumni access to employment opportunities, scheduling on-campus interviews and company profiles.


Pivot provides access to worldwide opportunities for research, fellowships, scholarships and various employment options. Use the search by text field for general inquiries or create an account for advanced search options.

My World Abroad features expert advice for students considering going abroad to study, volunteer, intern, teach, travel or work.



LearningExpress Library is a Web-based learning resource that provides users with access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation and skill-building tools. This database also offers career resource information, online practice tests (ie: GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT), and interactive skill-building tutorials.              

Resume/Cover Letter Development

Make your resume unique. PCDS will assist you in developing a resume and cover letter suitable for your chosen field.

Interview Strategies

Learn how to prepare for an interview and review sample questions.


Develop a professional network while you’re still in school.

Job Shadowing

Gain exposure to the workplace by observing a professional on the job.

On-line Applications

Navigate on-line applications with efficiency.

Individual Appointments

Meet one-on-one with PCDS staff to discuss the outlined services in addition to mock interviews and resume and cover letter critiques.

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President-elect Donald J. Trump has selected Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, a 1974 alumnus of Drake University Law School, to serve as ambassador to China.