Welcome to Career Planning & Development

Welcome to Career Planning & Development! Visit us in Bay Hall, office 148! 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.


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 views, and more.

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

Upcoming Events

Internship For-Credit Info Sessions
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 4 - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12 - 12:30 p.m.
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Considering an internship-for-credit in SP20 or SU20?
Stop by for a 30 minute info session with Q & A on:

  • How to find an internship.
  • Hoops to jump through before you can seek credit!
  • I have to pay for a summer internship credit?
  • Deadlines!
  • Where the forms are hidden.
  • What is required of the employers?
  • Other fascinating factoids found in the fine font!

Penmac Information Table
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
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A representative from Penmac will have an information table setup outside the Commons to talk with you about becoming a substitute teacher.

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

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.