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.

Drew’s Master of Education: Lots of Specialties, Passionate Professors

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August 2019 – Master of Education candidates at Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies feel energized by the curriculum and the passion of the professors behind it.

The MEd program, which is designed primarily …

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NYC Semester on Communications & Media Leads to Job for Recent Grad

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Ambition + Drew immersive experiences = Job

August 2019 – Drew University’s New York Semesters immerse students in the culture and professional opportunities of the Big Apple. For Chris Morville C’19, the experience led to a job.

Morville participated in one of Drew’s …

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Should I Join Actors’ Equity – Pros and Cons

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When you are an actor there are many things to consider when thinking about the joining Actors’ Equity union.  This article from Talkingtheatre.com shares the pros and cons.  Read the article.

 

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9 Theater Companies Celebrating Actors With Disabilities

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In theatre, diversity in casting means more than ethnicity, age, and gender identity.  KC Wright in an article from Backstage.com showcases 9 theater companies that actively celebrate actors with disabilities.  Read the article.

 

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Famous Firsts

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Albert Einstein, and Oprah Winfrey share an interesting thing in common.  Can you guess what it is?  They were the first in their family to graduate from college.  This article from greatschools.org by , profiles 32 …

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