Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 59% Employment
  • 20% Graduate School
  • 13% Post-Graduate Service
  • 2% Fellowships
  • 3% Continuing Education
  • 5% Other

Top Locations

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  • Chicago, IL
  • Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
  • New York, NY
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Washington, DC


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 16% Completely
  • 63% Moderately
  • 11% Slightly
  • 11% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Georgetown University MA art and museum studies Washington, DC
North Carolina State University MA linguistics Raleigh, NC
University of Arizona PhD materials science Tucson, AZ
University of California MAT education San Francisco, CA
University of Chicago MA Latin American studies Chicago, IL
University of Florida PhD archaeology Gainesville, FL
University of Illinois PhD anthropology Chicago, IL
University of Iowa PhD anthropology Iowa City, IA
University of New Mexico MFA sculpture Albuquerque, NM
University of North Texas MS/MPH anthropology and public health Denton/Fort Worth, TX
University of Wisconsin PhD environmental chemistry Madison, WI
100% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • BrainFood
  • College Possible
  • Mid-Iowa Community Action
  • Teach For Thailand

Service Data

Organization Location
AmeriCorps Grinnell, IA
BrainFood Washington, DC
College Possible Minneapolis, MN
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services Baltimore, MD
Lutheran Volunteer Corps St. Paul, MN
Mid-Iowa Community Action Grinnell, IA
Teach For Thailand Bangkok, Thailand



  • Thomas J. Watson Foundation

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Thomas J. Watson Foundation Guam, Greenland, Greece, Micronesia, China, Japan

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
American Craft Council creative/performing arts Minneapolis, MN
Archaeology on the Thames Foreshore research/development/science London, UK
Bentley Historical Library education Ann Arbor, MI
Big Water Consulting business administration/management Seattle, WA
Bramble Hill Farm agriculture Amherst, MA
Breakthrough Collaborative education Sacramento, CA
Bryan Ohno Gallery creative/performing arts Seattle, WA
Challenging Heights social services Accra, Ghana
Cold Pond Community Land Trust social services Acworth, NH
Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage research/development/science Rutledge, MO
Dell Magazines communications New York, NY
Denver Museum of Nature & Science education Denver, CO
Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum creative/performing arts Compton, CA
El Instituto Catolico de Migrantes government/public service Santiago, Chile
Envision Community Services social services Chicago, IL
Fieldwork sales/marketing Chicago, IL
Fuzzy Ink business administration/management Washington, DC
Grinnell College Office of Development & Alumni Relations education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Historical Museum education Grinnell, IA
Handel & Hendrix education London, UK
International Bridges to Justice law/legal services Geneva, Switzerland
Kaibab National Forest research/development/science Williams, AZ
Kemin Industries research/development/science Des Moines, IA
LACMA creative/performing arts Los Angeles, CA
Lambda Legal law/legal services Chicago, IL
Links social services Gurnee, IL
Lone Hawk Farm agriculture Longmont, CO
Mae Fah Luang Foundation government/public service Bangkok, Thailand
Meertens Instituut (Institute for Dutch Language Research) education Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mission STEM education San Gabriel, CA
Mustard Seed Community Farm agriculture Ames, IA
Necedad National Wildlife Refuge government/public service Necedah, WI
New Roots for Refugees social services Kansas City, KS
New Sector Alliance social services Chicago, IL
Oberlin Heritage Center education Oberlin, OH
Plymouth Historical Museum education Plymouth, MI
Pride Lafayette social services Lafayette, IN
Smithsonian Institute, National Museum of Natural History research/development/science Washington, DC
TanSAO education Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Teach for America Los Angeles education Los Angeles, CA
The Iowa Children's Museum education Des Moines, IA
The Museum of Modern Art creative/performing arts New York, NY
The Newberry Library education Chicago, IL
The Project of Primary Health Care healthcare Des Moines, IA
Tower Museum education Derry-Londonderry, UK
Well+Good communications New York, NY
Wende Museum creative/performing arts Culver City, CA

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Grinnell College cultural anthropology Washington, DC
Hampshire College Institute for Curatorial Practice curatorial Practices Amherst, MA
Institute for Central American Development Studies nonprofit evaluation Matagalpa, Nicaragua
South India Term Abroad (SITA) Program reproductive technologies Madurai, India
University of Alaska archaeology in the Alaskan interior Fairbanks, AK
University of Mississippi archaeology Clarksdale, MS
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