Staff & Hours

Meet Career Planning & Development


Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Appointments may be made between 9 a.m. - noon or 2 - 4 p.m.


Emily Buckmaster

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Lisa Tessier
Assistant Director

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Merri Sutherland
Connections Manager
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Student Staff

Lauren Slamb, Junior
Strategic Communication

I love working for Career Planning & Development because I get the chance to work directly with my peers, helping guide them to their dream career paths. I also get the opportunity to express my creating on the social media pages!

Bailey Vaughn, Senior

Working in Career Planning & Development has been awesome! It is a super cool experience to work in an office that helps students find what career paths ignite their passion. I have learned so much about how to better prepare myself for my future goals since working here.              

Rose Bailey, Sophomore
Arts Administration, Theatre, French 

I love working for an uplifting team whose priority is to help us Drury students reach our fullest potential in the professional world.