CLS

Barnes
Administrative Support Assistant

Sue serves as receptionist for the Center for Careers, Life, and Service. In addition to greeting and welcoming visitors, she maintains the appointment calendars for all CLS staff. She receives,... read more

Crawford Megan
Director of Career Counseling and Exploration

Megan leads the Center’s counseling, advising, programming, and outreach efforts that target exploratory students. She oversees the College’s Externship and Internship Programs, which are designed... read more

Fitzgibbon
Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Employment Counseling

Maureen counsels and advises students planning post-graduate employment, offering assistance on such topics as job searches and interview preparation. She also develops and maintains relationships... read more

Guilbeau
Career Counselor

Kelly counsels and advises students on all aspects of the career and life skill-development process. She coordinates the Spring Break Externship Program, Etiquette Dinner, Unpacking Your... read more

Gump
Director of Global Fellowships and Awards

Steve coordinates the nomination and selection process for students and alumni who are applying for national fellowships and scholarships (e.g., Fulbright, Goldwater, Truman, UK scholarships,... read more

Diane
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 opportunities, and... read more

Assistant Director of Career Development and Internships

Christie counsels and mentors students as they pursue career-related experience through internships. She provides general career counseling and advising to students on career exploration, résumé... read more

Vicki
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 feels... read more

mark
Daniel and Patricia Jipp Finkelman Dean

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 member of... read more

Saunia
Assistant Director of Post-Graduate Service & Coordinator of the Grinnell Prize

Saunia creatively coordinates three flagship programs at Grinnell that highlight post-graduate civic responsibility and social justice:  the Young Innovator for Social Justice Prize (a.k.a.... read more

Susan
Director of Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Susan provides direct leadership for curricular and co-curricular service-learning initiatives, collaborative community service partnerships, and local civic engagement activities. She also... read more

Ashley
Lawrence S. Pidgeon Director of the Careers in Education Professions Program

Ashley directs the Grinnell Careers in Education Professions program and advises students interested in careers in all education-related fields, including (but not limited to) research, teaching,... read more