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Drake Plans Career Seminar Series Supported by Nationwide Foundation

July 7, 2006
News PhotoCONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu





Nationwide Foundation recently donated $15,000 to Drake University to support/fund a new Career Seminar Series for business and journalism students. This donation will help to fund Drake’s Career Seminar Series.


“We are pleased to have Nationwide as a sponsor of the school’s professional development programs,” said Charles Edwards, dean of the College of Business and Public Administration and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. “Nationwide’s gift complements our mission of bringing the real world into the classroom. Our students look forward to the professional expertise Nationwide representatives will share in the upcoming year.”


In the Nationwide Career Seminar Series, students will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience by writing resumes and cover letters, developing their interview skills and more. Students also will learn the importance of getting launched professionally into the business world.


Dates for the Nationwide Career Seminar Series are as follows:



  • Sept. 22
  • Oct. 27
  • Dec. 1
  • Jan. 26, 2007

All seminars will be held on the campus of Drake University in the Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.


For more information, contact Amy Jo Reimer-Myers at 515-271-4715 or amyjo.reimer-myers@drake.edu.