Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 50% Employment
  • 17% Graduate School
  • 19% Post-Graduate Service
  • 2% Fellowships
  • 2% Continuing Education
  • 10% Other

Top Locations

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  • Chicago, IL
  • New York, NY
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Washington, DC


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 27% Completely
  • 50% Moderately
  • 9% Slightly
  • 14% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Rutgers University MA evolutionary anthropology New Brunswick, NJ
University of Cambridge MPhil English Cambridge, UK
University of Florida PhD archaeology Gainesville, FL
University of Hawaii MA American studies Honolulu, HI
University of Illinois MS library & information science Champaign, IL
University of Iowa MA geography Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa PharmD pharmacy Iowa City, IA
University of New Mexico MFA sculpture Albuquerque, NM
100% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • Great Oaks Charter School
  • Legal Aid Chicago
  • Peace Corps

Service Data

Organization Location
12+ Philadelphia, PA
AmeriCorps Grinnell, IA
Catherine McAuley Center Cedar Rapids, IA
College Possible Chicago, IL
Great Oaks Charter School New York, NY
Legal Aid Chicago Chicago, IL
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services Baltimore, MD
Mid-Iowa Community Action Grinnell, IA
Peace Corps Conakry, Guinea



  • National Institutes of Health

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
ACLU law/legal services Lincoln, NE
Agros International government/public policy Seattle, WA
American Craft Council creative/performing arts Minneapolis, MN
American Museum of Ceramic Art creative/performing arts Pomona, CA
Apogee Adventures education Portland, ME
Arapahoe Coroner's Office government/public policy Centennial, CO
Biblioworks government/public policy remote
Centre for European Policy Studies government/public policy Brussels, Belgium
Challenging Heights social services Accra, Ghana
Conard Environmental Research Area research/science Grinnell, IA
Cow Tipping Press education Minneapolis, MN
Denver Museum of Nature and Science education Denver, CO
Denver Museum of Nature and Science research/science Denver, CO
Des Moines Social Club creative/performing arts Des Moines, IA
Field Museum research/science Chicago, IL
Fieldwork sales/marketing Chicago, IL
Florida State University Immokalee Health Education Site healthcare Immokalee, FL
Grinnell Area Arts Council creative/performing arts Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College Office of Development & Alumni Relations education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Historical Museum education Grinnell, IA
Handel & Hendrix education London, UK
Iowa Senate Democratic Caucus government/public policy Des Moines, IA
Kaibab National Forest research/science Williams, AZ
Los Angeles Superior Court law/legal services Pasadena, CA
Mastercard computing/technology St. Louis, MO
Micronesia Conservation Trust government/public policy Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia
Mission STEM education San Gabriel, CA
National Museum of Natural History research/science Washington, DC
Necedad National Wildlife Refuge government/public policy Necedah, WI
New York League of Conservation Voters government/public policy New York, NY
No Kid Hungry Share Our Strengths government/public policy Detroit, MI
Office of Lori Ehrlich, State Representative government/public policy Boston, MA
Office of the State Archaeologist education Iowa City, IA
Open Door Urban Immersion education Denver, CO
Rotary International social services Evanston, IL
Teach for America Los Angeles education Los Angeles, CA
The Borgen Project government/public policy Old Bethpage, NY
The Houde Academy education Shenzhen, China
Tower Museum education Derry-Londonderry, UK
United States Air Force Academy healthcare Colorado Springs, CO

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai cancer immunotherapy New York, NY
Michigan State University anthropology East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University ecology Hickory Corners, MI
National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia archaeological excavation Kalavan, Armenia
Poste de Santé rural maternal healthcare Nioro Alassane Tall, Senegal
University of Florida agriculture & entomology Immokalee, FL
University of Iowa microbiology/biochemistry Iowa City, IA
University of Minnesota genetic insertion & cellular cloning Minneapolis, MN
Off-Campus Study

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