Welcome to Drew! Whether you have just been accepted or have just arrived on campus, we’re excited to tell you about Launch, our approach for building life and career readiness right into the undergraduate experience. Launch is our guarantee that every Drew student graduates with a purpose-driven, experience-based life plan—and the confidence to put it into practice. 

Launch starts your first year at Drew, first with DSEM 100, then things really ramp up with Drew 110. Drew 110 is a one-credit, half-term course required for all first-year, transfer and international students. You’ll explore yourself and your role in the world. And you’ll start developing a plan—we call it your Launch Plan—to guide you through Drew and beyond.  

But you can start exploring right now, right here. Check out the Mentors page in Launchpad or Drew Connect, our online platform to connect students with alum and other mentors. Browse our Career Communities and Identity/Affinity Communities to find events, resources and mentors in your areas of interest.

Thinking about joining a club? Launchpad can lead you there. Thinking about landing an internship? It’s never too early to learn browse the options or to speak with staff members at the Center for Internships and Career Development. At Drew, we’re here for you.

Code Switch: NPR

NPR Code Switch 2020

If you don’t already subscribe to Code Switch, check it out here! What’s Code Switch? It’s a weekly podcast of fearless conversations about race. Hosted by journalists of color, Code Switch  tackles the subject of race head-on and explores how …

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Hannah Faustmann Assistant Director, Center for Global Education Hannah Faustmann
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Lessons in Leadership: Principal’s viral music video highlights commitment to school culture

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For Quentin Lee, injecting a little fun into the day — whether directly or through MC Hammer parodies — is critical to building relationships and driving engagement.

Finding ways to inject fun into learning is crucial even in the best of time, …

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Dawn LoMauro Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost Dawn LoMauro
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Trouble paying for Textbooks? Check out the Student Lending Library!

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Gabrielle Ramirez, President of the DrewFirst Club launched the Student Lending Library this semester with hopes of alleviating financial constraints for students struggling to pay for textbooks. More information about what this initiative is can be found here.

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Yasmin Acosta Launch Catalyst Yasmin Acosta
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Get Inspired! Apply for an Arts of Respect Fellowship!


ARTS OF RESPECTestablished in 2009 and facilitated by Drew’s Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict (CRCC), is one of my favorite annual programs at Drew. It provides a $1,000 fellowship to students who plan and execute a project that …

Posted by Amy Sugerman
Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman
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Internships & Jobs of the Week: Arts, Communications & Languages

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Whitney Museum | NYC | Summer Internship | Paid $5000 stipend

The Whitney’s summer internship is a full-time, paid, nine-week session primarily for undergraduate students. The program includes training, direct work experience, professional development, and a mentorship program that connects interns with key …

Posted by Yasmin Acosta
Yasmin Acosta Launch Catalyst Yasmin Acosta
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