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Parents & Families

Your student made a smart move in choosing Drew—and getting all the benefits of Launch along with it. Maybe you’re familiar with Launch from an open house, or maybe you’re curious after hearing your son or daughter mention it. You’ve come to the right place to learn more about Launch, our new undergraduate experience that puts Drew students on the path to life and career readiness.

Explore the powerful opportunities available on Launchpad. Resources found here help Drew students to:

Build Mentor Networks

Drew Connect is our online gateway for students, alums, parents or family members, and community members to form purposeful mentorship connections. And our Career Communities and Affinity/Identity Communities provide curated spaces for expanding networks and accessing opportunities in shared areas of interest.

Become a Mentor

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 make a major difference in the life, impact or success of a Drew student:

  • 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. Drewids are workplace ready from day one.
  • Learn About Clubs and Events. Something is always happening at Drew. Your student can get in on the action of this dynamic on-campus community through our Events or Experience pages.
  • Find Immersive Experiences. Every Drew student graduates with at least two real-world experiences, from research to internships to study abroad. Check under the Explore Opportunities and How To tabs for the many exciting ways to fulfill our immersive learning requirements.
  • Explore Job Opportunities. Central to Launch is career development and readiness for every student. Launchpad can connect your student with internships, on-campus employment, and full-time jobs and employers.

Like what you see? Get involved! We value the expertise of parents and family members and encourage you to join our Launch mentorship network.

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According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, one in five college students is a parent and 62% of them are single Moms.   Maintaining the balance between academic commitments and raising a family can be challenging under the best of …

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Drew University Alum Founds The Juneteenth Foundation

Drew Alum, Laquan Austion

The roots of Laquan Austion’s political career grew from his time in The Forest.

Through classroom discussions, mentoring from professors, and a key internship award, Austion left Drew with a set of ideas, skills, and experiences to find his place …

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UCLA Asian American Studies Center Film Festival 2021

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Join AALDEF at the UCLA Asian American Studies Center Film Festival 2021
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) is joining the UCLA Asian American Studies Center Film Festival on Friday, February 26, 2021, at 7 PM EST.
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Student Spotlight: Karel Raska C’21

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Karel Raska C’21 
Major: Business
Minor: Photography
Phi Beta Kappa
Intercollegiate Tennis Association/ Arthur Ashe Jr. Leadership & Sportsmanship Award
Academic Honor Roll of the Landmark Conference
Launch Career Communities: Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship and Arts, Communications & Languages
Launch …

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Drew Celebrates The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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On Monday January 18, 2021, Drew came together as a community to celebrate and honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read the full story HERE. Drew’s Rachel Sawyer oversaw the day’s events and activities, hosting …

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$7,500 Scholarship from the Land Conservancy of New Jersey!!!

Apply for TLCNJ’s environmental scholarships.  The deadline has been extended until May 1 to give busy college students some extra …

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Scholarship Opportunities for Muslim Students

If you are a Muslim student at Drew University, please do not pass up this opportunity to view 20 different …

Women’s Scholarship

Don’t miss this scholarship opportunity from the American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Greater Wayne Area Branch!

Applications are …

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: (The applicant MUST meet ALL of these requirements.)

The applicant must:

1 – be a woman.

2 – …