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Welcome to Career Planning & Development


Welcome to Career Planning & Development! Career Planning & Development offers a variety of resources to students, alumni, faculty and employers. Career Planning & Development is an integral part of the Robert and Mary Cox Compass Center. It offers personal and professional discovery to enrich your college experiences and shape your future. It's the foundation of Your Drury Fusion.


Virtual Career Support

Students have the opportunity to meet with professional staff through Zoom meetings, phone appointments, or in-person (following Panther Plan guidelines) at this time. All of our regularly offered services are available virtually! 

Appointment Requests
Schedule virtual appointments on Handshake. Choose phone or Zoom. 


Job & Internship Search
View local and nationwide postings for internships, part-time and full-time opportunities on Handshake. See our Job Search Guide.

Resume. Online Image, & Grad School Essay
Schedule appointments on Handshake. Email your document draft to career@drury.edu prior to your appointment.

Mock Interview Training
Schedule a mock interview with professional staff on Handshake or learn and record yourself on Big Interview.

Career & Major Exploration
Online assessments include MyPlan and YouScience. Schedule a Career & Major Exploration appointment on Handshake

Career Coaching
Coaching can cover a variety of career planning and development topics. Schedule a Career Coaching appointment on Handshake.


Check out the weekly Compass Center newsletter

Career Q&A: Ask an Expert


Handshake is our online career services and job search platform offered to students and alumni. Use it to schedule appointments with our staff, search for full-time, part-time, internship and on-campus employment opportunities, network with employers, read employer reviews, and more.

All students are pre-registered with Handshake, so just sign-in with your drury.edu email and get started!