Ad Club gives students an opportunity to network with professionals in their field. There is also a nationally recognized chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Students also can get valuable communications experience working on the award-winning campus publications: The Times-Delphic, Drake Magazine, and Drake Broadcasting System radio and TV stations, including KDRA 94.1 The Dog. SJMC students frequently do communications work for University Communications and Drake Athletics, and are active in student government and residence life.
There is a campus chapter of Enactus, an entrepreneurial service organization and Meredith Hall is home to the Pappajohn Innovation Center, which hosts creative and entrepreneurial events.