Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 33% Employment
  • 54% Graduate School
  • 5% Post-Graduate Service
  • 5% Fellowships
  • 2% Continuing Education
  • 4% Other

Top Locations

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  • Berkeley, CA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Madison, WI
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Tucson, AZ


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 0% Completely
  • 67% Moderately
  • 22% Slightly
  • 11% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Carnegie Mellon PhD theoretical chemistry Pittsburgh, PA
Colorado State University PhD chemistry Fort Collins, CO
Columbia University PhD chemistry New York, NY
Duke University PhD biogeochemistry Durham, NC
Duke University MD/PhD biomedical sciences Durham, NC
Georgetown University PhD chemistry Washington, DC
Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences PhD biomedical sciences Rochester, MN
Northwestern University PhD chemistry Evanston, IL
Northwestern University PhD chemistry Evanston, IL
Northwestern University PhD materials science & engineering Evanston, IL
Purdue University PhD chemistry West Lafayette, IN
Rockefeller University PhD biomedical sciences New York, NY
University of Arizona PhD materials science Tucson, AZ
University of Arizona PhD organic chemistry Tucson, AZ
University of California PhD materials science Santa Barbara, CA
University of California PhD chemistry Berkeley, CA
University of California PhD organic chemistry Berkeley, CA
University of Chicago PhD chemistry Chicago, IL
University of Kentucky PhD chemistry Lexington, KY
University of North Carolina PhD organic chemistry Chapel Hill, NC
University of Oregon MS chemistry Eugene, OR
University of Oregon MS polymer chemistry Eugene, OR
University of Pennsylvania PhD organic chemistry Philadelphia, PA
University of Texas PhD chemistry Austin, TX
University of Utah PhD chemistry Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah PhD geological engineering Salt Lake City, UT
University of Wisconsin PhD chemistry Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin PhD chemistry Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin PhD environmental chemistry and technology Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin PhD environmental chemistry Madison, WI
Vanderbilt University PhD chemistry Nashville, TN
Yale University PhD chemistry New Haven, CT
92% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • Matt Talbot Center
  • Yavapai County Community Health Services

Service Data

Organization Location
Matt Talbot Center Seattle, WA
NJ LEEP Newark, NJ
Yavapai County Community Health Services Prescott, AZ



  • New York University in Abu Dhabi

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
New York University in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, UAE

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
Archaeology on the Thames Foreshore research/development/science London, UK 
Crisis Intervention Services social services Oskaloosa, IA 
Denver Museum of Nature & Science research/development/science Denver, CO 
Eli Lilly and Company research/development/science Indianapolis, IN 
Epic computing/info systems Madison, WI 
Faulconer Gallery creative/performing arts Grinnell, IA 
FDIC finance Seattle, WA 
Galaxy Youth Program education Grinnell, IA 
Grinnell College Office of Development & Alumni Relations communications Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Mutual finance Grinnell, IA 
Grinnell Regional Medical Center healthcare Grinnell, IA 
HeartShare Human Services of New York social services New York, NY
Kemin Industries research/development/science Des Moines, IA 
London Business School business administration/management London, UK 
Mote Marine Laboratory research/development/science Sarasota, FL 
North Dakota State University research/development/science Fargo, ND 
Smithsonian Institute research/development/science Washington, DC 
Synedgen  research/development/science Claremont, CA 
Takeda Pharmaceuticals research/development/science Cambridge, MA 
The Lubrizol Corporation research/development/science Wickliffe, OH 
Ticketmaster sales/marketing Belgrade, Serbia 
Utah Museum of Fine Arts creative/performing arts Salt Lake City, UT 

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Dow Chemical Company chemistry Midland, MI 
Duke University  environmental chemistry Durham, NC 
ETH Zurich  environmental chemistry Zurich, Switzerland 
Hunter College, CUNY biochemistry New York, NY
Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica chemistry Cartago, Costa Rica 
Mayo Clinic Biochemistry Rochester, MN 
Mayo Clinic biomedical scientist Rochester, MN 
National Institutes of Health impact of mutation on hepatocytes Bethesda, MD 
North Dakota State University plant pathology Fargo, ND 
Oak Ridge National Lab chemistry Oak Ridge, TN
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory physical/analytical chemistry Richland, WA
Texas A&M University biochemistry College Station, TX
Université Pierre et Marie Curie chemistry Paris, France 
University of California  organic chemistry  Irvine, CA 
University of Cologne materials chemistry Cologne, Germany 
University of Copenhagen Synthetic Organic Chemistry Research Copenhagen, Denmark 
University of Copenhagen Dept. of Drug Design and Pharmacology organic synthesis Copenhagen, Denmark
University of Illinois autism spectrum disorder Chicago, IL 
University of Illinois materials chemistry Champaign, IL 
University of Iowa synthesis of tetrafibricin  Iowa City, IA 
University of Minnesota organic synthesis and methodology Minneapolis, MN 
University of Minnesota synthetic organic chemistry Minneapolis, MN 
University of Pennsylvania organic chemistry Philadelphia, PA
Vanderbilt chemistry Nashville, TN
West China University of Medical Sciences  flavinoid - DNA base interaction Chengdu, China 
Off-Campus Study

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