Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 59% Employment
  • 21% Graduate School
  • 4% Post-Graduate Service
  • 3% Fellowships
  • 3% Continuing Education
  • 10% Other

Top Locations

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  • Chicago, IL
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
  • Washington, DC


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 18% Completely
  • 55% Moderately
  • 23% Slightly
  • 5% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
College of New Jersey MA English Ewing, NJ
Florida State University MA theatre & performance research Tallahassee, FL
Georgetown University MA English literature Washington, DC
Hamline University MAT teaching English as a second or foreign language St. Paul, MN
Simmons University MLIS library science & archival studies Boston, MA
Trinity College Dublin MSc environmental science Dublin, Ireland
University of British Columbia MLIS library & information science Vancouver, Canada
University of Edinburgh MSc English literature Edinburgh, UK
University of Iowa JD law Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MD medicine Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MLIS library & information science Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa PhD English Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa PhD English literature Iowa City, IA
University of Memphis PhD philosophy Memphis, TN
University of Oregon MS applied physics Eugene, OR
University of Pennsylvania JD law Philadelphia, PA
University of St. Thomas JD law Minneapolis, MN
University of Wisconsin MA English Milwaukee, WI
Vanderbilt University PhD early modern English Nashville, TN
Wake Forest University MA psychology Winston-Salem, NC
94% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center
  • Great Oaks Charter School

Service Data

Organization Location
Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center Chicago, IL
AmeriCorps Rochester, MN
Great Oaks Charter School Newark, NJ
Grinnell Education Project Grinnell, IA



  • NYU Shanghai
  • The Fulbright Program

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Alaska Fellows Program Anchorage, AK
NYU Shanghai Shanghai, China
The Fulbright Program Changhua, Taiwan

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
The Actors Centre sales/marketing London, UK, UK
Africa Youth Leadership Forum social services Nairobi, Kenya
American Civil Liberties Union of Texas government/public policy remote
American Shakespeare Center creative/performing arts Staunton, VA
AmeriCorps education Grinnell, IA
Amplihigher Copywriting sales/marketing Austin, TX
Anybody's Dream Docuseries communications/media remote
Asian American Journalists Association communications/media San Francisco, CA
BakerRipley law/legal services Houston, TX
Bank of New York Mellon computing/technology remote
Bohannon for Congress government/public policy Iowa City, IA
Brain Mill Press communications/media Green Bay, WI
Breakthrough Central Texas education Austin, TX
Broad Street Buddies communications/media Philadelphia, PA
Browne & Miller Literary Associates communications/media Hinsdale, IL
The Carter Center communications/media Atlanta, GA
Center for Human-Environmental Research environment/sustainability remote
Chicago Sky communications/media Chicago, IL
City Year education New Orleans, LA
Corporation for National & Community Service education Grinnell, IA
Cow Tipping Press communications/media Minneapolis, MN
Cow Tipping Press creative/performing arts Minneapolis, MN
Cow Tipping Press education Minneapolis, MN
The Death Penalty Project law/legal services London, UK
Design Museum Foundation communications/media Boston, MA
Drake Community Library communications/media Grinnell, IA
Drake Community Library education Grinnell, IA
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission law/legal services Chicago, IL
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis research/science St. Louis, MO
Fresh Air Fund education Fishkill, NY
Garlough Elementary School education Mendota Heights, MN
Gethsemane Baptist Church social services Washington, DC
Gigi's Playhouse education Madison, WI
Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation social services Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College sales/marketing Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College Museum of Art education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College Office of Admission education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Mutual business administration/management New York, IA
HarperCollins Publishers communications/media remote
Ibaraki Christian University education Hitachi, Japan
Jincheng Tongda & Neal Law Firm law/legal services Beijing, China
Loeb Enterprises business administration/management New York, NY
LOTUS Legal Clinic law/legal services Milwaukee, WI
Madison College education Madison, WI
Mayer Brown LLP law/legal services Washington, DC
Memphis Teacher Residency education Memphis, TN
Miami New Times communications/media Miami, FL
Michael Lynn Animation Studio creative/performing arts Grand Rapids, MI
Michigan Senate Democrates government/public policy Lansing, MI
MN350 communications/media Minneapolis, MN
The Muny creative/performing arts St. Louis, MO
Museum at Eldridge Street education New York, NY
New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives business administration/management New York, NY
Newberry Library education Chicago, IL
Office of Ron Wyden, U.S. Senate government/public policy Washington, DC
On Earth Peace communications/media remote
The Paraclete Center education Boston, MA
Pasadena Altadena Coalition of Transformative Leaders social services Pasadena, CA
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette communications/media Pittsburgh, PA
Public Defense Office law/legal services Iowa City, IA
Puerta Grande Law Firm, LLC law/legal services Minneapolis, MN
Saint Mary's Press communications/media Winona, MN
Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA law/legal services Westlake, OH
Shakespeare Theatre Company creative/performing arts Washington, DC
Smithsonian Magazine communications/media Washington, DC
Song of the Morning Yoga Retreat Center agriculture Vanderbilt, MI
Star Bright Books communications/media Boston, MA
Steppenwolf Theatre Company creative/performing arts remote
Strategy for Access NFP communications/media Chicago, IL
Strategy for Access NFP social services remote
Taproot Theatre Company education Seattle, WA
TDM Business Toole Suite communications/media remote IL
Teach For America education remote
Theresa Greenfield for Iowa government/public policy Iowa City, IA
Tuesday's Children social services New York, NY
U.S. Department of Agriculture research/science Coconino County, AZ
Victoria Public Library communications/media Victoria, TX
WellShare International social services Minneapolis, MN
Wood Dale Public Library communications/media Wood Dale, IL
The Wren's Nest creative/performing arts Atlanta, GA
Yale University Press communications/media New Haven, CT
YMCA of Northern Utah education Salt Lake City, UT

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Department of Energy materials science Ames, IA
The New School Ukrainian conflict New York, NY
Newberry Library historical literature Chicago, IL
Rochester Institute of Technology multispectral imaging Rochester, NY
Santa Fe Institute cycles of influence between science & sci-fi Santa Fe, NM
University of Chicago early modern literature , NY
University of Maryland algorithm robusticity remote
Off-Campus Study

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