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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 
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