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Students/Alumni

We are here to support you virtually!

In this time of uncertainty, we want you to know we are still available to assist you!  You can schedule appointments to meet with us via email, phone or video call.  Simply schedule your appointment through Handshake or Starfish as you normally would and select an email, phone or video appointment.

For more information on career readiness resources during COVID-19, log onto: https://www.drake.edu/career/careerreadinessresourcesduringcovid-19/

For more information on Drake's resources throughout our time working remotely, log onto: https://www.drake.edu/coronavirus/

Learn about the True Blue Skills that make Drake students and alumni outstanding employees.  

Want to "take over" the PCDS instagram account so showcase your internship, research, performance, etc.? Contact Leah Berte 

 

Undergraduate Students

Career development begins your first year of college and builds with each internship, research study, service project or part-time job. With satellite locations across campus, PCDS is tailored to Drake’s individual colleges and schools to help you define your career aspirations and reach your professional goals.

Exploring Careers

Searching for the RIGHT career? One which showcases your talents? A company where real potential for growth exists?

Our EXPLORE CAREERS section provides you with access to the Drake’s Handshake job board listings. There you’ll be able to browse available job listings located on and off campus. Plus, offers helpful tips to furthering your career and updated listings of upcoming seminars, network gatherings, and other professional skill building events.

Seeking Employment

Looking for an internship? Seeking research experience?  Ready for full time employment?

Visit our SEEKING EMPLOYMENT page. There you will find resources to assist in your search.

Applying to Graduate or Professional School

Are you considering furthering your education? Wondering what careers are available with an advanced degree?

Visit our GRADUATE SCHOOL page. There you’ll learn the step-by-step application and enrollment process and gain a better understanding of your career options.

Sharing your Success

Everyone loves a great success story. That’s why we invite you to share yours by visiting SHARE YOUR SUCCESS.  

We want to know:

  • How did Drake prepare you for your current occupation?
  • What specific programs, or aspects of your education, helped you land your perfect career?
  • Did a specific professor influence your career choice? 

 

Alumni

Career services for alumni are provided through Drake's Office of Alumni Relation.  The following services are available.

  • Access to Handshake (Drake's on-line job board)
  • Opportunities for networking with other alumni for professional purposes
  • Access to on-line resources
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