Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 52% Employment
  • 14% Graduate School
  • 7% Post-Graduate Service
  • 12% Fellowships
  • 7% Continuing Education
  • 7% Other

Top Locations

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


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 32% Completely
  • 28% Moderately
  • 24% Slightly
  • 16% 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, Netherlands
Syracuse University MS early childhood special education Syracuse, NY
Union Theological Seminary MDiv theology New York, NY
University of Arizona MA education Tucson, AZ
University of California MFA creative writing Davis, CA
University of Cambridge MPhil English Cambridge, UK
University of Illinois JD law Champaign, IL
University of Illinois MLIS library & information science Champaign, IL
University of Iowa JD law Iowa City, IA
University of Maryland MEd education College Park, MD
University of Wisconsin PhD chemistry Madison, WI
Yale University PhD chemistry New Haven, CT
82% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • Corporation for National & Community Service
  • Cow Tipping Press
  • Literacy First
  • Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota
  • Madagascar Biodiversity Project
  • Reading Partners

Service Data

Organization Location
Corporation for National & Community Service Sacramento, CA
Cow Tipping Press Minneapolis, MN
Literacy First Austin, TX
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN
Madagascar Biodiversity Project Kianjavato, Madagascar
Reading Partners Minneapolis, MN



  • Milwaukee Repertory Theater
  • Partners in Education
  • Teaching Assistant Program in France
  • The Fulbright Program
  • Thomas J. Watson Foundation

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
Milwaukee Repertory Theater Milwaukee, WI
Partners in Education Grinnell, IA
Teaching Assistant Program in France Rennes, France
The Fulbright Program Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Fulbright Program Dakar, Senegal
The Fulbright Program Krasnoyarsk, Russia
The Fulbright Program Lomza, Poland
The Fulbright Program Seri Manjung, Malaysia
The Fulbright Program Taitung City, Taiwan
The Fulbright Program Zagreb, Croatia
Thomas J. Watson Foundation Malawi, Thailand, China, Trinidad and Tobago

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
3311 Productions Inc. creative/performing arts Los Angeles, CA
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
Asociación Acompáñame healthcare San Ramon, Costa Rica
ATC Management creative/performing arts London, UK
Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities communications/media Vienna, Austria
Barcroft productions creative/performing arts London, UK
Bluestone Recording creative/performing arts Petaluma, CA
Bow Arts creative/performing arts London, UK
Center for Book Arts creative/performing arts New York, NY
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/science Grinnell, IA
Davis Elementary School education Grinnell, IA
Dejear for Iowa government/public policy Des Moines, IA
District Attorney office law/legal services Austin, TX
Drake Community Library education Grinnell, IA
École Privée Sainte Catherine de Sienne education Aix-en-Provence, France
Education Professions education grinnell, IA
Escuela Katitawa education Salasaka, Ecuador
Faulconer Gallery creative/performing arts Grinnell, IA
Generation Teach education Boston, MA
Grinnell College healthcare Grinnell, IA
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center research/science West Yellowstone, MT
Hersam Acorn Newspapers communications Ridgefield, CT
Hilltop United Methodist Church social services Mankato, MN
Indianapolis Museum of Art creative/performing arts Indianapolis, IN
Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism communications/media Iowa City, IA
Iowa Legal Aid law/legal services Des Moines, IA
LaGuardia Community College creative/performing arts Long Island City, NY
Los Angeles Superior Court law/legal services Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Times communications Los Angeles, CA
Mediablaze sales/marketing London, UK
MileWEB Inc. business administration/management Santa Clara, CA
Minnesota Historical Society education Saint Paul, MN
Minnesota United Methodist Conference social services Minneapolis, MN
Morningstar computing/technology Chicago, IL
NBC sales/marketing New York, NY
NeurologyToday communications New York, NY
New Bedford Whaling Museum education New Bedford, MA
New York City Trans Oral History Project social services New York, NY
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine healthcare Evanston, IL
Office of the State Archaeologist education Iowa City, IA
Photofusion Photography Centre creative/performing arts London, UK
Polk County Assessor government/public policy Des Moines, IA
Public Radio Exchange communications Madison, WI
Reading Partners education Washington, DC
RefugeeOne social services Chicago, IL
REHAU Americas sales/marketing Leesburg, VA
Restless Books communications/media New York, NY
Rush University Medical Center computing/technology Chicago, IL
Sahyog Trust - India education Pune, India
Saints Rest Films creative/performing arts New York, NY
Seattle Municipal Archives communications Seattle, WA
Sisters for Sisters business administration/management Cape Town, South Africa
Sonco Wasi social services Cusco, Peru
South Tama County Elementary School education Tama, IA
Teach a Man to Fish government/public policy London, UK
The Actrors Centre creative/performing arts London, UK
The Daily Journal communications Kankakee, IL
The Grove United Methodist Church social services Woodbury, MN
The Marketing Store sales/marketing Chicago, IL
Topicx Media Lab communications/media New York, NY
Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies healthcare Los Angeles, CA
Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce government/public policy Traverse City, MI
Unbound communications London, UK
Urban Arts Academy creative/performing arts Minneapolis, MN
US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants government/public policy Des Moines, IA
US House of Representatives government/public policy Washington, DC
USA Attornies Office law/legal services Washington, DC
Vealosoco creative/performing arts London, UK
Venice Family Clinic healthcare Los Angeles, CA
Veteran Affairs Central Iowa Healthcare System social services Des Moines, IA
Vicky Bijur Literary Agency communications/media New York, NY
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
Women for Afghan Women government/public policy Washington, DC
Writopia creative/performing arts New York, NY
Youth Company Chicago creative/performing arts Chicago, IL
Youth Outreach United education Skokie, IL

Research Data

Organization Field Location
University of Iowa history of African Americans in Iowa Iowa City, IA
Bradley University stem cell treatment for pancreatic cancer Peoria, IL
Grinnell College ethnography of Zimbabwean music in the Bay Area Oakland, CA
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
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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