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Drake signs partnership with Career Athletes

August 3, 2010
News PhotoA new partnership forged by the Drake University Athletic Department connects current and alumni athletes with jobs, internships and networking opportunities.

Drake athletic officials signed a partnership with Career Athletes, a website that gives a national representation of unique career development resources for student-athletes.

Career Athletes is home to many of the nation's top internship programs, hosting thousands of internships and career opportunities with many of America's best companies. The service also provides career opportunities for job seekers and works with employers and alumni mentors to foster career connections for student-athletes."¨

"Career Athletes augments the services offered on campus and throughout the curriculum to help our student-athletes articulate their experiences and to network with a wide range of companies and individuals," said Drake Associate Athletic Director Heather Weems. "Used well, it is another resource in their career development tool kit and will help us to foster alumni connections as our student-athletes graduate and advance in their field of choice.""¨"¨

Current and former student-athletes and Drake alumni can learn more at www.careerathletes.com.