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How the CLS Can Assist Grinnell College Alumni
Do you need guidance in dealing with a career change? The CLS can help!
We can provide you with assistance on your resume, direct you toward job search resources, and even help you with career exploration and the application process to graduate and professional school. Use the following resources to get started!
Internship information has moved, and a link is located in the menu on the left side of the page.
Externship Program Overview
What is an externship: *Externships vary in length, but usually last three to five days. They generally involve shadowing a professional through a normal day's activities and may include informational interviews, a tour of the facility, and participation in actual office projects, etc.
Ways To Meet With a CLS Counselor
Call 641-269-4940 to schedule your individual appointment: career planning, the job search, internships, or resume/Cover letter review.
Resume & Application/Cover Letter Review Hours
(10 minute slots that do not need an appointment)
Mondays - 12:30p.m. - 2:00p.m. & 3:00p.m. - 5:00p.m.
Tuesdays - 11:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Wednesdays - 2:00 - 4:00p.m.
Thursdays - noon - 2:00p.m.
Fridays - noon - 1:30p.m.
Career-planning checklist for first-year students
Advising - Our Career Staff can assist with self-assessment and career exploration in addition to enhancing job and graduate school search techniques. Career Counseling can help students define skills, values, and interests, while developing a plan for the future.
Internships - Internships help students gain the practical knowledge and skills that will be marketable upon graduation. Students plan their own internships, shaping them to fit their interests, skills, and academic background.