Career Planning & Development


Drury University Alumni Networking Opportunities include the DruryNet online community, Drury to Drury events throughout the country and more!

LinkedIn is a powerful tool in the world of networking. Be sure to view their online tutorials to maximize your usage and presence.

Local networking events can often be found through chambers of commerce and business journal publications. In Springfield, check out Springfield Chamber of Commerce and the Springfield Business Journal .

The Network is a Springfield Chamber of Commerce organization of young professionals, between the ages of 21 and 40 who have the desire to become leaders by providing relevant, real-time skill-building and connection with their peers. This network helps young professionals gain access to businesses, other young professionals and their leaders.

Changing Careers

Experts estimate that the average person will change careers five to seven times over the course of his or her work life. Often, choosing a new focus is both exciting and exasperating. We assist by providing self-assessment tools such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the STRONG Interest Inventory as well as one-on-one consultation.

Personal Job Search Assistance
We provide job search assistance to Drury alumni including: resume advice, mock interviews, and assessments (fee is charged for assessments). CCN is our new, online resource alumni can use to view job openings, create and post resumes and more. Contact Career Planning & Development to schedule an appointment or call for more information.