Take steps to achieve your professional goals
The staff at Drake’s Professional and Career Development Services are here to assist you as you transition to the next phase—whether that be seeking an internship, applying to grad school or launching your career.
of students graduate having had 1 or more internships or field experiences.
of bachelor’s degree recipients find career employment or enter graduate school within six months after receiving their degrees.
of graduate degree recipients find career employment or enter graduate school within six months after receiving their degrees.
*Stats based on the class of 2020
Learn by Doing
At Drake, you get to experience a different kind of learning. You’ll learn in a way that prepares you for what lies ahead. You’ll learn by doing. From first-year research in the sciences to internships and field experiences, you’ll get hands-on experiences and practical lessons.
Professional and Career Development Services
Drake’s Professional and Career Development Services (PCDS) provides an array of resources to help prepare you for the professional world. PCDS works with the alumni office and local employers to provide you with a network of mentors in your chosen field. The staff also holds mock interviews and assists with resume and cover letter development. If you're looking for job postings or mentoring functions, check out Handshake, our comprehensive career management system.