Graduate Outcomes


First Destinations

  • 57% Employment
  • 16% Graduate School
  • 16% Post-Graduate Service
  • 2% Fellowships
  • 1% Continuing Education
  • 8% Other

Top Locations

Map of the world
  • Chicago, IL
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Madrid, Spain
  • Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
  • Seattle, WA
  • Washington, DC


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 33% Completely
  • 61% Moderately
  • 6% 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
Drexel University MSFS forensic science Philadelphia, PA
Johns Hopkins University MEd education Baltimore, MD
Mitchell Hamline School of Law JD law St. Paul, MN
Northwestern University PhD sociology Evanston, IL
University of California PhD sociology Irvine, CA
University of Illinois JD law Champaign, IL
University of Iowa MCA clinical anatomy 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
58% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • AmeriCorps
  • City Year
  • Jane Addams Senior Caucus
  • Peace Corps
  • Samuel Huntington Fund
  • Shanti Bhavan

Service Data

Organization Location
AmeriCorps Grinnell, IA
AmeriCorps Sioux Falls, SD
City Year Chicago, IL
College Possible Chicago, IL
College Possible St. Paul, MN
Horizons Savannah, GA
Jane Addams Senior Caucus Chicago, IL
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid Carbondale, IL
Peace Corps Rabat, Morocco
Playworks Chicago, IL
Ramsey County Community Corrections St. Paul, MN
Samuel Huntington Fund Tamale, Ghana
Shanti Bhavan Baliganapalli, India
Urban Teachers Dallas, TX



  • Thomas J. Watson Foundation

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
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
All Stars Project of Dallas creative/performing arts Dallas, TX
AmeriCorps education Grinnell, IA
ArtiCulture creative/performing arts Minneapolis, MN
Belen Educa education Santiago, Chile
Benach Collopy LLP law/legal services Washington, DC
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
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 of Madison computing/technology Madison, WI
Classick Studios LLC creative/performing arts Chicago, IL
Coppola Enterprises sales/marketing Des Moines, IA
Crisis Intervention Services social services Ottumwa, IA
D4DR Inc. computing/technology Tokyo, Japan
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
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission law/legal services Chicago, IL
ExtraHop Networks sales/marketing Seattle, WA
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
Grinnell Area Arts Council creative/performing arts Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce communications Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College education Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College Office of Development & Alumni Relations 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
Harlem RBI education New York, NY
Hunch Media creative/performing arts London, UK
Immigrant Allies of Marshalltown law/legal services Marshalltown, IA
Inside Out Project creative/performing arts New York, NY
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
Law Office of Jillian Kong-Sivert law/legal services Phoenix, AZ
Loeb Enterprises computing/technology New York, NY
Loyola Law School law/legal services Los Angeles, CA
Maricopa Medical Examiner's Office healthcare Phoenix, AZ
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
Mid-Iowa Community Action social services Grinnell, IA
mTheory creative/performing arts Nashville, TN
MTV communications New York, NY weltkulturradio communications Berlin, Germany
National Coalition for the Homeless social services Washington, DC
National Council of Jewish Women social services Washington, DC
National Public Radio communications Washington, DC
Northwest Film Forum creative/performing arts Seattle, WA
On Earth Peace social services remote
Piper Jaffrat finance Minneapolis, MN
Prairie State Legal Services law/legal services Galesburg, IL
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
Red Hen Press communications Pasadena, CA
RefugeeOne social services Chicago, IL
SAFE Alliance social services Charlotte, NC
Salt IO data science/analytics Royersford, PA
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
Street Girls Aid social services Achimota, Ghana
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 Posse Foundation education Washington, DC
Time Out Tokyo communications Tokyo, Japan
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
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
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

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
Hawaii Permanente Medical Group cultural awareness in prenatal care Honolulu, HI
Princeton University public policy & international affairs Princeton, NJ
University of California biomedicine Los Angeles, CA
University of California placental response to environmental pollution Los Angeles, CA
University of Chicago educational methods' effects on urban children Chicago, IL
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
Off-Campus Study

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