Whether you’re interested in identifying your strengths, launching your career, serving the community, or pursuing post-graduate study, Grinnell’s Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) is here to help. You can meet with CLS staff to discuss career planning; identify service opportunities; find internships and job-shadows; apply for graduate school or post-graduate fellowships; and hone resumes, applications, and cover letters.
CLS Interns greet and assist students with office resources, provide résumé and cover letter reviews for students, participate in special office events, including Grinnellink receptions, staff CLS Express outreach tables,
The Center for Careers, Life, and Service, in collaboration with Institutional Research, conducts an annual survey of graduating seniors regarding their post-graduation plans. The data from those surveys have been compiled into the Post-Graduation Status Reports linked below. Each report, downloadable in PDF format, gives a snapshot look at where seniors' plans take them following graduation from Grinnell College.
To empower students and alumni to live, learn, and work with meaning and purpose
Archie Tyson ’06 is committed to education for himself and his students.
TIAA-CREF/Grinnellink opportunities challenge students.
College enters digital partnership with Harvard Business School; Grinnell students offered additional financial aid for online courses.
The CLS helps with every stage of the job and internship search process.
How "career dating" is helping Trang Nguyen ’17 clear up her post-Grinnell plans.