Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 53% Employment
  • 9% Graduate School
  • 12% Post-Graduate Service
  • 12% Fellowships
  • 9% Continuing Education
  • 4% Other

Top Locations

Map of the world
  • Chicago, IL
  • Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
  • New York, NY
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle, WA


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 30% Completely
  • 30% Moderately
  • 26% Slightly
  • 15% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Central European University MA political philosophy Budapest, Hungary
Maastricht University MA psychology Maastricht, The Netherlands
Union Theological Seminary MDiv theology New York, NY
University of Arizona MA education Tucson, AZ
University of Arkansas MFA fiction Fayetteville, AR
University of Illinois MLIS information and library sciences Champaign-Urbana, IL
University of Illinois JD law Champaign, IL
University of Iowa JD law Iowa City, IA
Yale University PhD chemistry New Haven, CT
82% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation
  • Corporation for National & Community Service
  • Literacy First, University of Texas
  • Madagascar Biodiversity Project
  • Reading Partners

Service Data

Organization Location
Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation Nanjing, China
Corporation for National & Community Service Sacramento, CA
GrinnellCorps Thailand Fellow Chiang Mai, Thailand
Literacy First, University of Texas Austin, TX
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
Lutheran Volunteer Corps Minneapolis, MN
Madagascar Biodiversity Project Kianjavato, Madagascar
Project Yes! NUSH: AmeriCorps Chicago, IL
Reading Partners Minneapolis, MN
Rebuilding Together Greater Milwaukee: AmeriCorps Milwaukee, WI
ServeMinnesota: AmeriCorps Minneapolis, MN
Vista: AmeriCorps Tucson, AZ



  • New York University in Abu Dhabi
  • The Fulbright Program
  • The Fulbright Program
  • The Fulbright Program
  • The Fulbright Program
  • The Fulbright Program

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Milwaukee, WI
New York University in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, UAE
Partners in Education Grinnell, IA
Teaching Assistant Program in France Rennes, France
The Fulbright Program Pelotas, Brazil
The Fulbright Program Taitung City, Taiwan
The Fulbright Program Zagreb, Croatia
The Fulbright Program Argentina
The Fulbright Program Krasnoyarsk, Russia
The Fulbright Program Malaysia
The Fulbright Program Changsha, China
The Fulbright Program Thiès, Senegal

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
Administer Justice law/legal services Elgin, IL 
Agenda Center for Family Planning education Belgrade, Serbia 
American Psychology Association research/science Washington, DC
Animal Rescue League of Iowa social services Des Moines, IA 
ATC Management creative/performing arts London, UK 
Bailey Blues Strategy and Management/RedBird Records & Touring creative/performing arts Brooklyn, NY 
Barcroft Productions creative/performing arts London, UK 
Bluestone Recording creative/performing arts Petaluma, CA 
Bow Arts creative/performing arts London, UK 
Center for Companies That Care business administration/management Chicago, IL 
Center for Prairie Studies communications Grinnell, IA 
Chicago Children's Film Festival creative/performing arts Chicago, IL 
Chippewa National Forest education Deer River, MN 
Cleantech Open business administration/management Palo Alto, CA 
Community Boards social services San Francisco, CA 
Community Care Network of Virginia social services Richmond, VA 
Conard Environmental Research Area research/development/science Grinnell, IA 
District Attorney Office  law/legal services Austin, TX 
East Village Youth Program social services Chicago, IL 
École Privée Sainte Catherine de Sienne  education Aix-en-Provence, France 
Escuela Katitawa  education  Salasaka, Ecuador 
Extra News communications Chicago, IL 
Fast Company communications New York, NY 
Faulconer Gallery creative/performing arts Grinnell, IA 
Flying Blanket Recording creative/performing arts Mesa, AZ 
Fortune Magazine communications New York, NY 
Generation Teach education Boston, MA
Global Press Institute communications San Francisco, CA 
Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation social services Grinnell, IA 
Grinnell College education Grinnell, IA 
Grinnell Liberal Arts in Prison Program education Grinnell, IA 
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center research/development/science West Yellowstone, MT 
Hersam Acorn Newspapers communications Ridgefield, CT 
Institute of Southern Jewish Life education Jackson, MS 
Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism communications Iowa City, IA 
Iowa Legal Aid law/legal services Des Moines, IA 
Johns Hopkins University healthcare Baltimore, MD 
Kane County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) law/legal services Geneva, IL 
LaGuardia Community College creative/performing arts Long Island City, NY
Liars' League London communications London, UK 
Los Angeles Superior Court law/legal services Los Angeles, CA 
Los Angeles Times communications Los Angeles, CA 
Mediorite  communications London, UK 
MileWEB Inc. business administration/management Santa Clara, CA 
Minnesota Historical Society education Saint Paul, MN
Minnesota Public Radio communications St. Paul, MN 
Morningstar computing/info systems Chicago, IL 
Natural History Museum research/development/science Los Angeles, CA 
NBC sales/marketing New York, NY
NeurologyToday communications New York, NY
NYC Trans Oral History Project social services New York, NY
O Magazine communications New York, NY 
Paula Panke Women's Collective & Shelter social services Berlin, Germany 
Perfect Storm Eentertainment  creative/performing arts Los Angeles, CA 
Photofusion Photography Centre creative/performing arts London, UK 
Polk County Assessor government/public service Des Moines, IA 
Public Radio Exchange communications Madison, WI
Reading Partners education Washington, DC 
REHAU Americas sales/marketing Leesburg, VA 
Rush University Medical Center computing/info systems Chicago, IL 
Sahyog Trust - India education Pune, India 
Saints Rest Films creative/performing arts New York, NY 
Seattle Municipal Archives communications Seattle, WA 
Sonco Wasi  social services Cusco, Peru 
South Tama County Elementary School education Tama, IA 
Street Level Youth Media creative/performing arts Chicago, IL 
Teach a Man to Fish social services London, UK 
The Actrors Centre creative/performing arts London, UK
The Chatham Historical Society education Chatham, NJ 
The Daily Journal communications Kankakee, IL 
The Grove United Methodist Church social services Woodbury, MN
The Marketing Store sales/marketing Chicago, IL 
The Morris Museum creative/performing arts Morristown, NJ 
The Toledo Blade communications  Toledo, OH 
Times of India communications New Dehli, India 
Town Hall of Darien, CT Financial Dept. finance Darien, CT 
Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce government/public policy Traverse City, MI
Unbound communications London, UK
US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants law/legal services Des Moines, IA 
US House of Representatives government/public service Washington, DC 
USA Attornies Office law/legal services Washington, DC
Vealosoco  creative/performing arts London, UK 
Vista Clinic healthcare Beijing, China 
Walt & Company sales/marketing Campbell, CA 
William Morris Endeavor creative/performing arts Los Angeles, CA 
Willow Creek Community Church education Hoffman Estates, IL
Wolters Kluwer Health communications New York, NY
Womankind Worldwide social services London, UK 
Women for Afghan Women government/public service Washington, DC 
Writopia creative/performing arts Brooklyn, NY
Youth Company Chicago creative/performing arts Chicago, IL 
Youth Outreach United education Skokie, IL 

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Grinnell College ethnography of Zimbabwean music in the bay area Oakland, CA
Mayo Clinic hematology Rochester, MN 
Ohio State University history of the arts and African-Americans in Columbus Columbus, OH 
Oregon Health & Science University neuroscience Portland, OR
SFS Bhutan tourism Jakar, Bhutan
University of Iowa Biomedicine Iowa City, IA 
University of Iowa history of African Americans in Iowa Iowa City, IA 
Washington University in St. Louis real-time parallel systems St. Louis, MO 
Yale University canine cognition New Haven, CT 
Off-Campus Study

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