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Career Development & Opportunities

Employers recognize the excellent preparation Drake provides for their future workforce: they consistently hire Drake students and alumni—nearly 100 percent of Drake pharmacy graduates are placed in a variety of health care settings within six months of graduation. And Drake’s extensive local and national alumni network offers chances for job shadowing, mentoring, and professional work experiences. Additionally, the College has a dedicated career development staff that will work with you to obtain internships and achieve your career goals. 

Explore the following resources for a wealth of information related to the Pharmacy field.

Professional & Career Development Services

Services for Students

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers professional and career support to CPHS students.  Kate Evans, Professional & Career Development Services liaison, provides the following general advising services:

  • Setting career goals
  • Career interests assessment
  • Major exploration
  • Advice on gaining experience in field of interest
  • Reviewing professional documents such as cover letter, CV, and resume
  • Mock interviews and advice on interviewing skills
  • Information on post baccalaureate programs
  • Individual appointments available

If you would like to contact Kate Evans please feel free to call her at 515-271-1978 or 1-800-44-DRAKE ext. 1978 or email her at kate.evans@drake.edu.

CPHS News
May 3, 2018
A team of Drake and DMU students won the 2018 CLARION National Case Competition, held April 14 at the University of Minnesota.