Home » A to Z Index » Graduate and Professional Schools

Graduate and Professional Schools

Document

Landing Page

Our Mission To empower students and alumni to live, learn, and work with meaning and purpose Our Logo CLS programs and services aim to foster a holistic understanding of success and purpose, preparing students to thrive professionally, civically, and personally. Our logo...
Members of the CLS staff work individually with students, drawing upon assessment instruments such as FOCUS2, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and StrengthsQuest to help them achieve a sense of self-awareness and plan strategies toward personal and professional fulfillment....
Summer Business Scholars Program | Booth School of Business In collaboration with the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business, the Center for Careers, Life, and Service will be awarding two scholarships to send two current Grinnell students to Booth's Summer Business...
Students at all stages of their collegiate careers can benefit from career exploration; you can benefit even if you feel you’re certain of your major or career path. Core elements of career exploration include examining and reflecting on yourself, understanding the world of work...
We want to assure you the Center for Careers, Life, and Service is available to all students, first-year through seniors, as well as alumni, and to stress how important career preparation is to the success of your student. It is never too early for students to take the...
Many Grinnellians pursue graduate and professional education, either immediately post-graduation or after other experiences. The CLS assists current students and recent alumni with all aspects of the grad school process. We can help you with: Deciding whether (and when!)...
CLS Interns greet and assist students with office resources, provide résumé and cover letter reviews for students, participate in special office events, including Grinnellink receptions, staff CLS Express outreach tables, Present study breaks and other outreach presentations in...
Thinking About Your Transferable Skills There are two categories of skills which you can gain through your experiences: hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills are technical, industry-specific skills such as C++, lab equipment operation, or grant writing. In contrast, soft...
Internships   Externships
Internships   Externships
The Center for Careers, Life, and Service, in collaboration with Institutional Research, conducts an annual survey of graduating seniors regarding their post-graduation plans. The data from those surveys have been compiled into the Post-Graduation Status Reports linked below....
Advising - Our Career Staff can assist with self-assessment and career exploration in addition to enhancing job and graduate school search techniques. Career Counseling can help students define skills, values, and interests, while developing a plan for the future. Internships -...
How does this program work? CLS matches first- and second-year students with alumni job shadow supervisors. Students stay three to five days with the alumnus/a and observe him/her at work as a method to not only further understand that career field but how that career fits into...
Whether you’re interested in identifying your strengths, launching your career, serving the community, or pursuing post-graduate study, Grinnell’s Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) is here to help. You can meet with CLS staff to discuss career planning; identify...

News Item

The following programs are sending representatives to the 2013 Graduate & Professional School Fair, which will be held on Tuesday, October 8, in JRC 101 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm: School-Wide Representation (All Graduate Programs) North Dakota State University Graduate School...
The following programs are sending representatives to the 2013 Graduate & Professional School Fair, which will be held on Tuesday, October 8, in JRC 101 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm: School-Wide Representation (All Graduate Programs) North Dakota State University Graduate School...
Three Grinnell College students have been chosen as Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows (MMUF): Alexandra Odom ’16, Jermaine Stewart-Webb ’16, and Connie Wang ’16. They are the sixth MMUF cohort from Grinnell. “Mellon is such an incredible opportunity and it’s so life-changing,”...
Archie Tyson ’06 transferred to Grinnell for two reasons: the rigorous education and the opportunity to play football. “I knew that I wasn’t going to get drafted to play in the NFL, so my attitude was to play and enjoy the game, but to get a quality education at the same time,”...
Although some students and alumni have already completed their applications to graduate and professional school, deadlines for many programs do not start arriving until November, December, or even January. Here are some strategies for making the process more manageable as...
Although some students and alumni have already completed their applications to graduate and professional school, deadlines for many programs do not start arriving until November, December, or even January. Here are some strategies for making the process more manageable as...
Irony can be an effective device in filmmaking, and that isn’t lost on Amanda Gotera ’09. The University of Texas MFA student’s film future was recently recognized by the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, yet Gotera’s films are anything but glamorous fairy tales, and her characters...
Two recent art history grads move forward in their post-B.A. professional lives. This summer Tianhan Gao ’11 (left) … …became the associate cataloguer for the Classical Chinese Paintings Department at the art auction house Sotheby’s International in New York. Tianhan came to...
Grinnell College students interested in working in public health can now begin their careers more quickly, thanks to a new cooperative degree program linking Grinnell and the University of Iowa’s College of Public Health. The new program will enable Grinnell students from any...
Grinnell College is a perfect springboard for students who plan to become future physicians, veterinarians, and other health professionals. Grinnell students receive expert guidance from faculty and staff and rigorous courses that help them enter the nation’s top medical and...