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Welcome to Career Planning & Development


Welcome to Career Planning & Development! Visit us in Bay Hall, office 148! Career Planning & Development offers a variety of services to students, alumni, faculty and employers.

Upcoming Events


Virtual Grad CareerFestival Conference
June 25 - 28 

The Virtual Grad CareerFestival Conference will feature 36 of the world’s top career author and 36 Gallup StrengthsFinder coaches. Each coach will share three tips you can use to explore career opportunities, create a career plan, manage your career, organize your job search, and launch your career. You can participate in the entire 36-hour career conference or stop in for just some of the online sessions offered. The Grad CareerFestival has four tracks. Each track will feature TED Talk length presentations from career authors and coaches around the world. They will share proven tips, strategies, best practices and three tips you can implement immediately!

Career Management
Tuesday, June 25, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. EDT

Job Search
Wednesday, June 26, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. EDT

Post-Graduation Life
Thursday, June 27, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. EDT

Soft Skills
Friday June 28, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. EDT
Registration is FREE to Drury grads but space is limited! Register HERE to secure your spot!


Post-Graduate Survey
Please let Career Planning & Development know your post-graduation plans on this two-minute survey - even if you are still seeking opportunities or waiting on grad school acceptance. The survey helps the university see the direction DU grads head and may also help the university make improvements. As a reminder, Career Planning & Development resources are available to alumni!

#TheDruryNetwork
Drury seniors are invited to attend these monthly alumni networking events! This is a great opportunity to expand your professional network. Networking events are held on the second Wednesday of the month from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. with a complementary breakfast. Check calendar for details.

Senior Year Experience 
Events all year! Find out more details here.

Coffee with Merri
Walk in for a quick resume review and a FREE cup of coffee or hot chocolate! Every Tuesday and Friday 9 - 11 a.m.