Professional & Career Development Services

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.



Professional & Career Development Services offers comprehensive services to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni of Drake University. Professional staff assists students and alumni in defining professional goals, obtaining career-related experiences, and creating and implementing job search strategies or plans for graduate and professional school.

University News
October 24, 2016
Awards season just got more exciting for students in Drake’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Two of Drake’s student publications earned top national honors, while students and faculty in the public relations program earned regional in-state awards.