Resources for Alumni

Getting Assistance

Are you a recent alum or are you thinking about making a career change? Looking for resources? The Center for Careers, Life, and Service can work with you to determine next steps. Below are some of the services we offer alumni. 

  • Career Advising: CLS advisers can help you brainstorm options, explore transferable skills, plan networking strategies, connect with other alumni, and review professional materials.
  • Graduate and Professional School Advising: Applying for postgraduate education doesn’t have to be daunting. We can walk you through preparation, application processes, and selection.
  • Postgraduate Fellowships and Awards: Many awards, including Fulbright Grants and prestigious UK scholarships (Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Churchill), accept applications from recent graduates. As alumni, you may work with the CLS on your applications — even those requiring campus nomination or endorsement.

Volunteer Opportunities 

Learn more about how to serve current students and get involved with CLS initiatives on the alumni volunteer page.

Grinnell Connect 

As an alum, you have exclusive access to the Grinnell College alumni network through Grinnell Connect. This online platform houses over 3500 alumni who have indicated how they are “Willing to Help” current students and fellow alumni. To learn more about how to create an account and maximize your usage of Grinnell Connect, visit the Alumni website

For more information or questions about any of the above information, please contact the CLS at 641-269-4940 or email us. We look forward to serving you! 

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