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First-year

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.


“My American Dream” by Gabriella Ramirez C’23

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I was always taught by my parents, immigrants from Latin America, to pursue the American Dream: study hard, go to college, and find a successful career. So far, it seems that this has been the route I have been taking. …

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How To Get an Acting Agent

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Sure, significant others are lovely—but for actors, perhaps no relationship is more crucial than the one with their talent agent. This is the person who acts as your personal representative to the industry at large, whether it’s Hollywood or Broadway …

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How To Get Hired At An Animation Studio, In Ten Steps

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A common question I am asked is “How do I get hired at an animation studio?” or “How can my son or daughter work at your studio?”

Our studio has seen a hundred animators or more cycle in and out …

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15 Popular Writing Careers

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Writing jobs can be rewarding as they typically allow you to use your imagination and create content independently. If you are passionate about writing and have an instinct for using words, one of the career options below may suit you. …

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Trauma and Teaching: Boundaries and Bridges

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Why didn’t she tell me?

I was completely caught off guard when my school administrator called me into a meeting to update on one of my students, who I’ll call Jade.

My administrator let me know that Jade had experienced …

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Featured Resources

Food Pantry Summer Schedule

The Drew Food Pantry has reopened with a new Summer schedule, open Tuesdays and Thursdays from …

Scholarships for Veterans

Veterans – please click the link below to see a listing of scholarship opportunities that you may qualify for!

FCC – You may qualify for a discount on your monthly broadband bills!

The Federal Communications Commission is launching the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.

Click the link below for more information and to …

TheBestSchools.org has curated a series of open-use guides designed to provide the essential foundations for any career in the field. …