Sarah Barks
Director, STEM Career Community and Health Professions Adviser

Sarah leads the STEM Career Community at Grinnell. She provides students and early career alumni industry-focused advising, experiential learning opportunities, and targeted programming... See full profile

Stephanie Burrows
Exploratory Adviser

Stephanie joined the Center for Careers, Life, and Service in 2017 as an Exploratory Adviser. In her role, Stephanie supports primarily first and second year students as they explore... See full profile

Stephanie Christel
Administrative Support Assistant

Stephanie coordinates the day-to-day operations of the CLS to ensure the center runs smoothly and effectively, as well as assists with project coordination and administrative support for... See full profile

Dan Covino
Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director, Education Professions Community

Dan advises Grinnell students and alumni interested in applying to graduate schools of education, pursuing education-related internships, and/or entering careers in education. He also... See full profile

Megan Crawford
Assistant Dean & Director of Advising & Exploration

Megan leads the Center’s advising, programming, and outreach efforts that target exploratory students. She oversees the College’s exploratory adviser team, who help students explore,... See full profile

Maureen Fitzgibbon
Director, Government & Social Service Career Community

A  member of the Career Communities team, Maureen directs the Government & Social Service Career Community. She provides advising and programming to students as they focus and... See full profile

Kirsten Fix
Exploratory Adviser

Kirsten Fix is an Exploratory Adviser in the Center for Careers, Life, and Service. As a member of the Advising & Exploration Team, Kirsten works primarily with first year students... See full profile

Julie Foster
Assistant Dean and Executive Director of Career Communities

Julie leads the developing Career Communities program, designed to provide students and early career alumni access to industry-focused advising, experiential learning opportunities, and... See full profile

Kelly Guilbeau
Assistant Director of Advising and Exploration

Using her background in mental health counseling, Kelly assists exploratory students with discovering—and trying out—their strengths, values, and interests to understand themselves... See full profile

Kelly Harris
Assistant Dean and Director of Employer Engagement

 Kelly leads a team responsible for developing and executing strategies to expand internships, full-time post-graduate positions and related opportunities for Grinnell students.  As... See full profile

Diane Hawkins
Recruitment and Program Coordinator

Diane assists employers, graduate and professional school representatives, and other visitors who come to campus to meet with students regarding internship opportunities, career... See full profile

Jovan Johnson
Assistant Director of Employer Engagement & Internships

As a member of the Employer Engagement Team, Jovan assists with the creation, coordination, and implementation of programs and initiatives to cultivate and sustain relationships and... See full profile

Ann Landstrom
Assistant Dean & Director of Global Fellowships & Awards

Ann coordinates the nomination and selection processes for students and alumni interested in nationally competitive fellowships, scholarships, and grants as well as select Grinnell-... See full profile

Michael Lawrence
Director, Business & Finance Career Community

Michael leads the Business and Finance Career Community at Grinnell.  He provides students and early career alumni industry-focused advising, experiential learning opportunities, and... See full profile

Susan Leathem Sanning
Assistant Dean & Director of Service & Social Innovation

As the Assistant Dean & Director of Service and Social Innovation at Grinnell College, Susan collaborates with campus, community, and global constituencies to provide opportunities... See full profile

Vicki Nolton
Program Associate

Vicki assists with the coordination and support of events and projects related to the Grinnell Prize, Grinnell Corps, post-graduate service, civic engagement, and service learning. She... See full profile

Mark Peltz
Daniel and Patricia Jipp Finkelman Dean of Careers, Life, and Service

Mark oversees all facets of the Center for Careers, Life, and Service, including strategic planning, program development, budget management, and leading an incredibly talented team. As a... See full profile

Laura Poole
Administrative Support Assistant

Laura provides administrative and logistical support for a large portfolio of College-specific and national and international fellowships and awards. She also coordinates student travel... See full profile

Brooke Vonderheide
Assistant Director Alumni & Donor Relations, Career Programs

Brooke is the Assistant Director of Donor and Alumni Relations for Career Programs, reporting both to the Center for Careers, Life, and Service and Development and Alumni Relations.  In... See full profile

Keira Wilson
Assistant Director of Service & Social Innovation

Keira Wilson is the Assistant Director of Service and Social Innovation at the Center for Careers, Life and Service. She oversees the Service-Learning Work Study program, making vibrant... See full profile