Alum mentors are the rocket fuel for Launch. You make a meaningful contribution to a promising Drew student while adding to the world’s good. So head over to Drew Connect, create an account, and join one or more of our Career or Identity/Affinity Communities. It’s that easy.

More Ways to Engage

You can pay it forward as a Drew alum in ways beyond mentorship:  

  • Share Career Insights. Students love to hear the inside scoop from guest speakers and panelists.
  • Tap New Talents. Help us identify the skills your industry wants—and we can teach.
  • Partner on Research. Collaboration with Drew advances knowledge in more ways than one.
  • Find an Intern. Our students make top-notch interns (and future coworkers).
  • Hire a Graduate. You know it firsthand: Drewids are workplace ready from day one.

Career Benefits for Alums

You have access to—and are encouraged to use—these career-advancing Drew tools:

  • Meet Your Match. Explore our Career Communities and Identity/Affinity Communities to build purposeful connections with Drewids who share your pathway. 
  • Step Up Your Search. Look for jobs and career navigation ideas on Launchpad. 
  • Build a Network. Create an account on Drew Connect and begin networking with our growing alum base.
  • Tap Our Experts. Reach out to the Career Center for professional tips and services, including résumé and cover letter reviews.

Student Spotlight: Interview with Kevin Oates C’20

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Kevin Oates C’20
Major: History
Minors: Italian and Political Science
Part of Drew’s 4+1 MAT program
Phi Alpha Theta: National Honor Society in History
Delta Kappa Pi: National Honor Society in Education
Gamma Kappa Alpha: National Honor Society in Italian

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Attending College As A Pagan Student

Attending College As A Pagan Student

Everyone experiences a transition to college.  This article from the Learn Religions website offers advice to Pagan students on topics such as practice their faith in residence hall rooms and meeting other Pagan students.  Read the article.

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College Attendance For Hispanics Increases, But Disparities Persist

College Attendance For Hispanics Increases, But Disparities Persist

For Hispanic students the dream of going to college is happening in greater numbers.  But in spite of this positive growth, disparity still persists in terms of four year graduation rates.  Read this interesting article from PBS News Hour to …

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In the early 2000s, Alicia M. Reyes-Barriéntez attended a predominantly white institution.  In her article, published by Inside Higher Ed, she shares five things she wishes she’d known when she started college as a first generation, Latinx student.  Read the …

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