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 20, 2016
The Comparison Project will present the third event in its 2016–2017 series on death and dying. A community interfaith dialogue on Oct. 27 will feature representatives of three different refugee religions in Des Moines.