Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 56% Employment
  • 18% Graduate School
  • 12% Post-Graduate Service
  • 3% Fellowships
  • 1% 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

  • 34% Completely
  • 63% Moderately
  • 3% Slightly
  • 0% Not at All

Graduate Schools


Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Academy of Performing Arts MFA documentary photography Prague, Czechia
Bowling Green State University MA American culture studies Bowling Green, OH
Chicago-Kent College of Law JD law Chicago, IL
Johns Hopkins University MEd education Baltimore, MD
Lewis & Clark College MSL environmental, natural resource & energy law Portland, OR
Mitchell Hamline School of Law JD law St. Paul, MN
Northwestern University PhD sociology Evanston, IL
University of Illinois MS management Urbana-Champaign, IL
University of Iowa MCA clinical anatomy Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MPH epidemiology Iowa City, IA
University of Michigan JD law Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota JD law Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota MPP public policy Minneapolis, MN
University of Pennsylvania MS education Philadelphia, PA
University of Southern California PhD comparative media & culture Los Angeles, CA
Washington University in St. Louis PhD sociology St. Louis, MO
Yale University PhD sociology New Haven, CT
67% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • Urban Teachers
  • Avodah
  • Land of Lincoln Legal Aid
  • Peace Corps
  • Samuel Huntington Fund

Service Data

Organization Location
Urban Teachers Dallas, TX
AmeriCorps Grinnell, IA
AmeriCorps Sioux Falls, SD
Avodah New York, NY
College Possible Chicago, IL
College Possible St. Paul, MN
La Puente Home Alamosa, CO
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Carbondale, IL
Peace Corps Rabat, Morocco
Ramsey County Community Corrections St. Paul, MN
Samuel Huntington Fund Tamale, Ghana



  • Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs
  • Thomas J. Watson Foundation

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs St. Louis, MO
Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
Thomas J. Watson Foundation Hungary, India, South Africa

Experiential Learning


Internships Data

Organization Field Location
3311 Productions, Inc. creative/performing arts Los Angeles, CA
Al Exito education Des Moines, IA
American Chemical Society education remote
American for the Arts Action creative/performing arts Washington, DC
American Institutes for Research government/public policy Rockville, MD
AmeriCorps education Grinnell, IA
AmeriCorps VISTA education Grinnell, IA
Antieviction Mapping Project communications/media San Francisco, CA
Belen Educa education Santiago, Chile
Benach Collopy LLP law/legal services Washington, DC
BlackRock Inc computing/technology remote
Blank Park Zoo research/science Des Moines, IA
Bread and Puppet Theater creative/performing arts Glover, VT
Bread for the World government/public policy Washington, DC
Breakthrough New York education New York, NY
Cambridge Women's Center social services Cambridge, MA
Camp Thunderbird education Bemidji, MN
Capital and Main communications/media Los Angeles, CA
Carver College of Medicine healthcare Iowa City, IA
Center for Constitutional Rights law/legal services New York, NY
Challenging Heights social services Winneba, Ghana
Chloe Smith MP, House of Commons government/public policy London, UK
City Year education Los Angeles, CA
Classick Studios LLC creative/performing arts Chicago, IL
Cocoa Creatives communications/media Des Moines, IA
Community Homestead social services Osceola, WI
Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence social services Hartford, CT
Coppola Enterprises sales/marketing Des Moines, IA
D4DR Inc. computing/technology Tokyo, Japan
Delaware Museum of Nature & Science education Wilmington, DE
Deloitte Tohmatsu Venture Support communications/media Tokyo, Japan
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance healthcare Chicago, IL social services New York, NY
Dr. Laura Ferguson healthcare Grinnell, IA
Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos SHS education Chicago, IL
El Proyecto Corazon law/legal services Matamoros, Mexico
ELOP social services London, UK
ExtraHop Networks sales/marketing Seattle, WA
Fair communications/media New York, NY
First Stage Theater Academy education Milwaukee, WI
Gender Dynamix social services Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Justice law/legal services St. Paul, MN
Girls Inc education Washington, DC
Global Nomads Group government/public policy New York, NY
Government Accountability Office government/public policy Washington, DC
Grinnell Area Arts Council creative/performing arts Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce communications Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College Office of Admissions education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Community Daycare and Preschool education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Disability Resources social services Grinnell IA, IA
Grinnell Historical Museum education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Regional Medical Center communications Grinnell, IA
Harlem RBI education New York, NY
Havas Media Group sales/marketing New York, NY
Hunch Media creative/performing arts London, UK
Iowa Center for Economic Success social services Des Moines, IA
Iowa Senate Democrats Policy Research Staff government/public policy Des Moines, IA
John Lewis Constituent Services Office government/public policy Atlanta, GA
Kaiser Permanente communications/media Portland, OR
KIPP New Orleans education New Orleans, LA
Last Cut Project communications/media Los Angeles, CA
Life Moves social services Palo Alto, CA
LINK Grinnell social services Grinnell, IA
Loeb Enterprises computing/technology New York, NY
Loyola Law School law/legal services Los Angeles, CA
Mary's Center healthcare Washington, DC
Mastercard computing/technology St. Louis, MO
Mayflower social services Grinnell, IA
Mercy Medical Center healthcare Des Moines, IA
Meridian Freedom Project education Meridian, MS
mPulse Mobile computing/technology Los Angeles, CA
mTheory creative/performing arts Nashville, TN
MTV communications New York, NY
Ninjitsu Technologies computing/technology remote CA
Northwest Film Forum creative/performing arts Seattle, WA
On Earth Peace social services remote
One Refugee social services Chicago, IL
Philanthropy in Motion business administration/management Beijing, China
Philip Morris International business administration/management Lausanne, Switzerland, Switzerland
Ping Chong + Company creative/performing arts New York, NY
Prateepsana Ismail Memorial School education Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand
Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation education New Orleans, LA
Quarter Zero education New York, NY
RefugeeOne social services Chicago, IL
Restorative Justice Project of Midcoast Maine law/legal services Belfast, ME
Revolution Tailors business administration/management Chicago, IL
Salt IO data science/analytics Royersford, PA
Scripps Research research/science San Diego, CA
Seattle Documentary Association creative/performing arts Seattle, WA
Sesame Workshop creative/performing arts Tokyo, Japan
Shedd Aquarium education Chicago, IL
Sisters4Sisters social services Cape Town, South Africa
Sports Monster sales/marketing St. Louis, MO
Teach for America education Los Angeles, CA
Teamster Union 705 law/legal services Chicago, IL
The Coca-Cola Company business administration/management Tokyo, Japan
The GenderCool Project social services remote
The Posse Foundation education Washington, DC
Umkhumbane Schools Project education Durban, South Africa
Union Avenue Opera creative/performing arts St. Louis, MO
Unity Point Health healthcare Des Moines, IA
University of Iowa research/science Iowa City, IA
Urban Dreams social services Des Moines, IA
Venice Family Clinic healthcare Santa Monica, CA
Veteran Affairs Central Iowa Healthcare System social services Des Moines, IA
Viva Tanzania education Arusha, Tanzania
Volunteer Fox Cities sales/marketing Appleton, WI
Vote Smart government/public policy Des Moines, IA
Waypoint Services social services Cedar Rapids, IA
Wells Fargo communications/media Des Moines, IA
Wells Fargo sales/marketing Des Moines, IA
Workers Defense Project social services Austin, TX
Youth Action Youth Build social services New York, NY
Youth Action YouthBuild social services New York, NY
ZÖe Center for Pediatrics & Adolescent Health healthcare Thomaston, GA

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Grinnell Chamber of Commerce social & economic sustainability Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College civic education in India Bangalore, India
Grinnell College social movement community New York, NY
Harvard University sociology Cambridge, MA
Hawaii Permanente Medical Group cultural awareness in prenatal care Honolulu, HI
Mayo Clinic biomedicine Rochester, MN
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship asylum seekers' navigation of immigration system Matamoros, Mexico
Princeton University public policy & international affairs Princeton, NJ
School for Field Studies Himalayan environment and society in transition Paro, Bhutan
University of California biomedicine Los Angeles, CA
University of California placental response to environmental pollution Los Angeles, CA
University of Freiburg organic chemistry Freiburg, Germany
University of Illinois diagnosing learning disabilities Chicago, IL
University of Illinois psychology Chicago, IL
University of Southern California effect of community on youth development Santa Cruz, CA
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