Résumé-Ready Experiences


Résumé-Ready Experiences

Every Drew student graduates with at least two career-building immersive experiences—guaranteed. They’re required in the Launch program and documented in your transcripts. That means you leave Drew with the meaningful professional experience preferred by 94% of employers.

What’s more, Drew’s prime location in the powerhouse northeast corridor means easier access to opportunities. Our region has one of the most extensive concentrations of corporate headquarters in the nation, including 14 of the world’s 20 largest pharmaceutical companies. And, of course, we’re an hour-long train ride away from the capital of the world, New York City.

I studied peacemaking and peacebuilding with Professor Carlos Yordán, signed up for the United Nations Semester, did an internship with Peace Boat US and presented research at the American Political Science Association's annual meeting. This led to a master’s at George Washington University in international affairs.
—Jasmine Noel C’15
Administrator, Fonkoze USA

Work alongside esteemed retired scientists—including innovators holding as many as 200 patents—in our one-of-a-kind RISE program. You gain industry-connected mentors and acquire the research experience to compete for prestigious scholarships and grad schools. Among our RISE student-researchers are Goldwater, Fulbright and Yale recipients.

Learn more about RISE.

I was at Fenway Park as an intern for every home game and season-ticket-holder event, so I was able to gain an incredible amount of hands-on marketing experience. ”
—Taryn Murphy C’16
Marketing Coordinator, New England Patriots

Our region has one of the largest concentrations of corporate headquarters in the nation, with companies such as:

American Express
Bausch Health Pharmaceuticals
Bed Bath & Beyond
Condé Nast
Estée Lauder
Goldman Sachs
Johnson & Johnson
Major League Baseball
Marvel Entertainment
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Ralph Lauren
Tiffany & Co.
Warner Music


Rack up 100-plus hours of résumé-ready experience by tackling real problems through relevant actions in one of three focus areas: community, innovation, or global impact. Students who complete the two-year Drew Action Scholars program earn a four-year scholarship worth $10,000 while learning to devise and apply solutions that better our world.

Learn more about Drew Action Scholars.

The Theatre Department at Drew has fantastic professors. Thanks to Professor Chris Ceraso, I was able to do an equity workshop at the Manhattan Theatre Club working with professional actors on a new musical. My internship at the Pearl Theatre Company was also the result of his unending dedication to bringing the best possible opportunities to his students. ”
—Sean Potter ’16
Actor, Provincetown Theater
Thanks to Drew, I graduated with a broad depth of knowledge and wide array of skills. My political science coursework sufficiently prepared me for advanced courses in my master’s program at Georgetown University. I found that my Drew experiences—such as the United Nations semester, study abroad program in China and Civic Scholar volunteer work—paved the road for my success. ”
—Allison Rastelli ’16
Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Graduate with at least two résumé-ready experiences and a set of essential workplace skills that transfer across all career fields.

Critical thinking
Ethical thinking
Creative thinking
Quantitative reasoning

Written communication
Oral communication
Interpersonal communication
Engaging difference
Digital proficiency

≥2 Résumé-Ready Experiences. Guaranteed.

Inji Kim ’19
Internship at Guggenheim Museum + research on Brexit and art markets in the London Semester = grad school at Georgetown and University of Washington

Manny Lopez ’19
Internship with Crum & Forster + shortTREC on health care in South Africa = full-time job with Crum & Forster

Molly Murphy ’19
Drew Summer Science Institute + 3.5 years of mentored research on virus immunology = offers from four PhD programs