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 2, 2015
Visionary social entrepreneur Ben Simon will present “Waste Not, Want Not: How Food Recovery Can End Hunger in the 21st Century" at Drake University on Tuesday, October 13.