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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...
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...
For credit-bearing internships, Grinnell is unique in that students receive credit based on the academic work completed outside the onsite work hours at the internship organization, not on the number of hours worked at the internship. Students may choose to receive two or four...
For credit-bearing internships, Grinnell is unique in that students receive credit based on the academic work completed outside the onsite work hours at the internship organization, not on the number of hours worked at the internship. Students may choose to receive two or four...
How the CLS Can Assist Grinnell College Alumni Looking for resources? Interested in making a career change? Thinking about graduate or professional school? Let us help! Assisting Current Students Are you interested in volunteering for the College? We have many ways you can...
How the CLS Can Assist Grinnell College Alumni Looking for resources? Interested in making a career change? Thinking about graduate or professional school? Let us help! Assisting Current Students Are you interested in volunteering for the College? We have many ways you can...
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....
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 one scholarship to send a current Grinnell student to Booth's Summer Business...
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 one scholarship to send a current Grinnell student 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...
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...
Why You Should Hire a Grinnellian Independent thinkers, exceptional communicators, and international citizens — Grinnell graduates make lasting contributions in their careers, working in business and industry, in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, in this country, and around...
Why You Should Hire a Grinnellian Independent thinkers, exceptional communicators, and international citizens — Grinnell graduates make lasting contributions in their careers, working in business and industry, in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors, in this country, and around...
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...
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...
Current first-, second-, or third-year students may apply for competitive funding for unpaid summer internships to offset the costs of food, transportation, and housing of an 8- to 10-week, full-time summer internship, provided they have your internship secured at the time of...
Current first-, second-, or third-year students may apply for competitive funding for unpaid summer internships to offset the costs of food, transportation, and housing of an 8- to 10-week, full-time summer internship, provided they have your internship secured at the time of...
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!)...
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!)...
The Grinnellink internship program offers summer internship opportunities that have a connection with College alumnus and/or friends of the college. Grinnellink internships provide Grinnell College students with quality experiences to build on their academic background, develop...
The Grinnellink internship program offers summer internship opportunities that have a connection with College alumnus and/or friends of the college. Grinnellink internships provide Grinnell College students with quality experiences to build on their academic background, develop...
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...
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...
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....
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....
Fully preparing for your internship in advance and taking time to reflect on your internship at its conclusion can maximize the impact of the experience on your life and career. We encourage you to make time for these important “before and after” activities: Preparation:...
Fully preparing for your internship in advance and taking time to reflect on your internship at its conclusion can maximize the impact of the experience on your life and career. We encourage you to make time for these important “before and after” activities: Preparation:...
Baumann Essay Prize In honor of longtime Grinnell history professor Frederick Bauman (1889–1967), the Frederick Baumann Essay Prize is a $2,500 prize awarded each spring to the student who writes the best essay—taking an interdisciplinary and historical approach—on the general...
Baumann Essay Prize In honor of longtime Grinnell history professor Frederick Bauman (1889–1967), the Frederick Baumann Essay Prize is a $2,500 prize awarded each spring to the student who writes the best essay—taking an interdisciplinary and historical approach—on the general...
Beinecke Scholarship (since inception) Mateo Jarquín (2012) Holly Lutwitze (2007) Ilana Meltzer (2004) Rachel L. Melis (2000) Jonathan C. Edel (1998) Sarah J. Purcell (1991) Boren Scholarship (since 2005) Johana Lozano (2009) Sarah Spencer (2006) Carnegie Junior Fellowship (...
Beinecke Scholarship (since inception) Mateo Jarquín (2012) Holly Lutwitze (2007) Ilana Meltzer (2004) Rachel L. Melis (2000) Jonathan C. Edel (1998) Sarah J. Purcell (1991) Boren Scholarship (since 2005) Johana Lozano (2009) Sarah Spencer (2006) Carnegie Junior Fellowship (...
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 -...
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 -...
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 -...
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...
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...
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...

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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...
As the highlight of Graduate & Professional School (GPS) Week, the Grinnell College Center for Careers, Life, and Service and the Careers in Education Professions Program are co-hosting the 2014 Graduate & Professional School Fair on Thursday, October 2, from 4:30 to 8:...
As the highlight of Graduate & Professional School (GPS) Week, the Grinnell College Center for Careers, Life, and Service and the Careers in Education Professions Program are co-hosting the 2014 Graduate & Professional School Fair on Thursday, October 2, from 4:30 to 8:...
By the time the first customers visit her farmers market stand in Knoxville, Tenn., Dale Mackey ’07 has been awake for hours, frying and packaging hundreds of her signature palm-size pies. Fried pies are a well-known southern treat, but not one that Mackey, originally from...
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,”...
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,”...
Peter Coyote '64, an Emmy Award-winning narrator and accomplished actor and author, will return to Grinnell to give a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center. A dessert reception in the second-floor lobby of the Joe Rosenfield Center will...
Peter Coyote '64, an Emmy Award-winning narrator and accomplished actor and author, will return to Grinnell to give a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in room 101 of the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center. A dessert reception in the second-floor lobby of the Joe Rosenfield Center will...
In 2005, Luna Ranjit ’00 co-founded Adhikaar, a non-profit organization dedicated to human rights and social justice issues faced by more than 40,000 Nepali immigrants in New York City. She knew the depth and range of needs of the Nepali people long before the devastating April...
In 2005, Luna Ranjit ’00 co-founded Adhikaar, a non-profit organization dedicated to human rights and social justice issues faced by more than 40,000 Nepali immigrants in New York City. She knew the depth and range of needs of the Nepali people long before the devastating April...
Campus committees abound at Grinnell and are among the numerous ways for students to leave their footprint. High student participation in campus committees may be an obvious result of self-governance. */ Make Your Mark A small sample of current campus committees hints at the...
Campus committees abound at Grinnell and are among the numerous ways for students to leave their footprint. High student participation in campus committees may be an obvious result of self-governance. */ Make Your Mark A small sample of current campus committees hints at the...
Jocelyn Wyatt ’99 understands the power of good advice. Fourteen years ago, the anthropology major wanted to travel internationally and change the world. She took a professor’s advice and now leads an international nonprofit organization. These days when she speaks with students...
Jocelyn Wyatt ’99 understands the power of good advice. Fourteen years ago, the anthropology major wanted to travel internationally and change the world. She took a professor’s advice and now leads an international nonprofit organization. These days when she speaks with students...
*/ This August, a dozen Grinnell alumni began a year of service through the Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC), a national service-leadership program that unites people to work for peace with justice. The program is popular among Grinnellians, and Grinnellians are popular with the...
*/ This August, a dozen Grinnell alumni began a year of service through the Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC), a national service-leadership program that unites people to work for peace with justice. The program is popular among Grinnellians, and Grinnellians are popular with the...
Alumni of Grinnell’s First Year of College Program understand the true value of a liberal arts education. The incarcerated students in the prison-based program face strong competition. If accepted, they take rigorous courses taught by Grinnell faculty members. The accredited...
  One of the Center for Careers, Life, and Service’s (CLS) newest Grinnellink internships is with Team Rubicon. Team Rubicon's co-founders, Jacob Wood and William McNulty, received the Grinnell Prize in 2012. This summer 2014 internship is open to all current students interested...
  One of the Center for Careers, Life, and Service’s (CLS) newest Grinnellink internships is with Team Rubicon. Team Rubicon's co-founders, Jacob Wood and William McNulty, received the Grinnell Prize in 2012. This summer 2014 internship is open to all current students interested...
Chris Bulbulia ’10 came to Grinnell College as a Posse Foundation scholar interested in theatre. He wanted to become a professional actor, but a wealth of support and experience combined with intellectual flexibility honed at Grinnell opened up an even richer path of discovery....
Chris Bulbulia ’10 came to Grinnell College as a Posse Foundation scholar interested in theatre. He wanted to become a professional actor, but a wealth of support and experience combined with intellectual flexibility honed at Grinnell opened up an even richer path of discovery....
Megan Goering '08 went from Kansan to San Franciscan by way of Grinnell. A global vendor manager at Google Enterprise, Goering talks about how the diversity she encountered at Grinnell prepared her to build and lead teams across countries and continents. Since graduating from...
Psychology major Fanchao (Frank) Zhu ’15 never expected to receive intensive business preparation as a liberal arts student. A scholarship through the College’s Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) has changed his perspective. The psychology major from Nanjing, China...
Psychology major Fanchao (Frank) Zhu ’15 never expected to receive intensive business preparation as a liberal arts student. A scholarship through the College’s Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) has changed his perspective. The psychology major from Nanjing, China...
The Center for Careers, Life, and Service is developing a recruiting relationship with Cambridge Associates LLC, a privately held independent consulting firm. The firm, headquartered in Arlington, Va., provides consulting and investment oversight services to more than 900...
The Center for Careers, Life, and Service is developing a recruiting relationship with Cambridge Associates LLC, a privately held independent consulting firm. The firm, headquartered in Arlington, Va., provides consulting and investment oversight services to more than 900...
As all Grinnellians know, it’s important to use what you learn to make a difference in your community. In Grinnell’s computer science department, the students in the Team Software Development for Community Organizations class are using what they learn in class to benefit local...
As all Grinnellians know, it’s important to use what you learn to make a difference in your community. In Grinnell’s computer science department, the students in the Team Software Development for Community Organizations class are using what they learn in class to benefit local...
Wes Moore, a New York Times bestselling author, Army combat veteran, youth advocate and CEO of BridgeEDU, will speak at Grinnell College on Monday, Feb. 29. His speech, titled “Wes Moore: Creating a Life that Matters,” will explore why work filled with meaning and purpose can...
Wes Moore, a New York Times bestselling author, Army combat veteran, youth advocate and CEO of BridgeEDU, will speak at Grinnell College on Monday, Feb. 29. His speech, titled “Wes Moore: Creating a Life that Matters,” will explore why work filled with meaning and purpose can...
Dev/Iowa Bootcamp is a 9-week, intensive training program created to turn you into a professional web developer.  Designed and led by industry experts, the program will offer an unprecedented, hands on, immersive learning environment emphasizing fundamental web development...
Dev/Iowa Bootcamp is a 9-week, intensive training program created to turn you into a professional web developer.  Designed and led by industry experts, the program will offer an unprecedented, hands on, immersive learning environment emphasizing fundamental web development...
Whether you have detailed plans for your budding neurolinguistics career or you’re still wondering how to narrow down your choice of majors, Grinnell’s career staff can help. With commencement often the last thing on a new first-year student’s mind, we’ve come up with a...
Whether you have detailed plans for your budding neurolinguistics career or you’re still wondering how to narrow down your choice of majors, Grinnell’s career staff can help. With commencement often the last thing on a new first-year student’s mind, we’ve come up with a...
A first-person account by externship participant Trang Nguyen ’17. At 12, I wanted to become a mathematician. At 16, I studied English to become a diplomat. Now, at 19, I strive to do marketing. It’s good to know what you like, isn’t it? But here is the fact: you don’t marry all...
A first-person account by externship participant Trang Nguyen ’17. At 12, I wanted to become a mathematician. At 16, I studied English to become a diplomat. Now, at 19, I strive to do marketing. It’s good to know what you like, isn’t it? But here is the fact: you don’t marry all...
While growing up in Islamabad, boys were encouraged to become engineers and girls to be physicians, recalls Ahsan Rahim ’11. “Everything else was just a waste of time, according to my family.” That’s why he intended to major in physics and math at Grinnell and study engineering...
While growing up in Islamabad, boys were encouraged to become engineers and girls to be physicians, recalls Ahsan Rahim ’11. “Everything else was just a waste of time, according to my family.” That’s why he intended to major in physics and math at Grinnell and study engineering...
Four 2015 Grinnell College graduates and a 2011 graduate have been awarded prestigious Fulbright grants to support travel, teaching and research internationally. The Fulbright Program, the flagship international education exchange program of the U.S. Department of State,...
Four 2015 Grinnell College graduates and a 2011 graduate have been awarded prestigious Fulbright grants to support travel, teaching and research internationally. The Fulbright Program, the flagship international education exchange program of the U.S. Department of State,...
Ahsan Rahim '11's path to a finance career started in his native Islamabad, Pakistan, took him to Grinnell College in Iowa, and landed him in New York City. A portfolio analyst at Alliance Bernstein, Rahim — and his supervisor, Martin Atkin, an investment director — talk about...
A close-knit, multi-generational alumni network isn’t typically something students look for when searching for the perfect college experience. But for Sara Lowenburg ’13, the opportunity to connect with a network of Grinnellians has been a hallmark of her education and post-...
A close-knit, multi-generational alumni network isn’t typically something students look for when searching for the perfect college experience. But for Sara Lowenburg ’13, the opportunity to connect with a network of Grinnellians has been a hallmark of her education and post-...
There is no doubt that résumés showing experiences at top companies attract attention during the hiring process. So how do you get that experience? By landing a quality summer internship. For Grinnell students, summer internships at TIAA-CREF Financial Services are the gold...
There is no doubt that résumés showing experiences at top companies attract attention during the hiring process. So how do you get that experience? By landing a quality summer internship. For Grinnell students, summer internships at TIAA-CREF Financial Services are the gold...
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...
Grinnell College has once again earned a spot on the Peace Corps’ annual Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, coming in at No. 23 among small universities. Currently, eight Grinnell graduates are making a difference around the world as volunteers. For the past...
Grinnell College has once again earned a spot on the Peace Corps’ annual Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list, coming in at No. 23 among small universities. Currently, eight Grinnell graduates are making a difference around the world as volunteers. For the past...
The power of words and language to effect positive change in individuals and societies is the focus of the 2015 Grinnell Prize, the largest monetary award presented by a U.S. college recognizing achievements in social justice. Grinnell College has selected two winners of the $...
The power of words and language to effect positive change in individuals and societies is the focus of the 2015 Grinnell Prize, the largest monetary award presented by a U.S. college recognizing achievements in social justice. Grinnell College has selected two winners of the $...
Lane Atmore ’16 of St. Paul, Minn., and Chase Booth ’16 of Wichita, Kan., have been awarded the prestigious Watson Fellowship for one year of independent study and travel abroad. They are two of 40 students selected nationwide to receive the $30,000 fellowship for postgraduate...
Lane Atmore ’16 of St. Paul, Minn., and Chase Booth ’16 of Wichita, Kan., have been awarded the prestigious Watson Fellowship for one year of independent study and travel abroad. They are two of 40 students selected nationwide to receive the $30,000 fellowship for postgraduate...
Taking part in an internship is one of the most accurate ways to experience the postgraduate world before it becomes your permanent home. Grinnellink internships offer Grinnellians — and only Grinnellians — the chance to try life after college on for size. These fully funded,...
Taking part in an internship is one of the most accurate ways to experience the postgraduate world before it becomes your permanent home. Grinnellink internships offer Grinnellians — and only Grinnellians — the chance to try life after college on for size. These fully funded,...
Liberal Arts in Health Care Professions SymposiumFriday–Saturday, Feb. 7–8, 2014A Grinnellink Event About the Symposium Grinnell College offers a remarkable foundation for students aspiring to careers in the health care professions, whether as nurses, physician assistants,...
Liberal Arts in Health Care Professions SymposiumFriday–Saturday, Feb. 7–8, 2014A Grinnellink Event About the Symposium Grinnell College offers a remarkable foundation for students aspiring to careers in the health care professions, whether as nurses, physician assistants,...
Lilianna Bagnoli '15 is one of 35 young professionals from India and the United States to receive the American India Foundation William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in 2015. The fellowship matches participants with leading nongovernmental organizations and social...
Lilianna Bagnoli '15 is one of 35 young professionals from India and the United States to receive the American India Foundation William J. Clinton Fellowship for Service in 2015. The fellowship matches participants with leading nongovernmental organizations and social...
  Did you know Grinnell produced more LVC volunteers than any other school in the country last year? And that’s raw numbers, not per-capita. Lutheran Volunteer Corps is a national service-leadership program that unites people to work for peace with justice. Volunteers live...
  Did you know Grinnell produced more LVC volunteers than any other school in the country last year? And that’s raw numbers, not per-capita. Lutheran Volunteer Corps is a national service-leadership program that unites people to work for peace with justice. Volunteers live...
Making Music Happen Symposium: Working in the Music Industry Post-GrinnellThursday-Friday, March 6-7, 2014A Grinnellink Event About the Symposium More than perhaps any other in recent history, the music industry has engaged in the act of reshaping and redesigning itself. The...
Making Music Happen Symposium: Working in the Music Industry Post-GrinnellThursday-Friday, March 6-7, 2014A Grinnellink Event About the Symposium More than perhaps any other in recent history, the music industry has engaged in the act of reshaping and redesigning itself. The...
Melissa Hardy ’16 has received the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship for up to $7,500 toward tuition and other expenses for the academic year.  A senior chemistry and French double major from Billings, Montana, Hardy is using the scholarship to fund her senior year at...
Melissa Hardy ’16 has received the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship for up to $7,500 toward tuition and other expenses for the academic year.  A senior chemistry and French double major from Billings, Montana, Hardy is using the scholarship to fund her senior year at...
“I never had just one thing that I was pursuing. I wanted to keep exploring and keep doing what I was naturally interested in doing. Every opportunity I’ve had just combined all those passions.” These words of wisdom reveal the key to Adam Kempenaar ’97’s success. In a world...
“I never had just one thing that I was pursuing. I wanted to keep exploring and keep doing what I was naturally interested in doing. Every opportunity I’ve had just combined all those passions.” These words of wisdom reveal the key to Adam Kempenaar ’97’s success. In a world...
Six Grinnell College students in the class of 2017 have received federally funded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to support their study abroad during the 2015 fall semester or the 2016 spring semester. Winners were chosen from a group of approximately 1,600...
Six Grinnell College students in the class of 2017 have received federally funded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to support their study abroad during the 2015 fall semester or the 2016 spring semester. Winners were chosen from a group of approximately 1,600...
Opeyemi Awe '15 of Germantown, Maryland, has been awarded a prestigious Watson Fellowship for one year of independent study and travel abroad. Awe, an international affairs major originally from Nigeria, is one of only 50 students nationwide to receive the $30,000 fellowship...
Grinnell College has entered into an agreement with HBX, the online arm of Harvard Business School, to provide additional benefits for Grinnell students taking Harvard’s online business fundamentals course, the Credential of Readiness (CORe) program. The partnership expands...
Grinnell College has entered into an agreement with HBX, the online arm of Harvard Business School, to provide additional benefits for Grinnell students taking Harvard’s online business fundamentals course, the Credential of Readiness (CORe) program. The partnership expands...
For many, theatrical performances are a way to explore the unfamiliar, to experience things that are different from the place and people they call home. For Leda Hoffmann ’09, however, theatre has been a tool for making a strange new place feel like home. The daughter of a...
For many, theatrical performances are a way to explore the unfamiliar, to experience things that are different from the place and people they call home. For Leda Hoffmann ’09, however, theatre has been a tool for making a strange new place feel like home. The daughter of a...
The Postgraduate Success Working Group encountered a perception among various constituents on campus that Grinnellians thought pursuing a career with a for-profit organization was anti-Grinnellian. Yet when we asked individuals on campus if for-profit careers were consistent...
Rebecca Wong ’17 has earned honorable mention for the Udall Scholarship, which recognizes second- and third-year undergraduate students for their outstanding leadership, public service, and commitment to environmental issues, American Indian healthcare, or tribal policy. Wong,...
Rebecca Wong ’17 has earned honorable mention for the Udall Scholarship, which recognizes second- and third-year undergraduate students for their outstanding leadership, public service, and commitment to environmental issues, American Indian healthcare, or tribal policy. Wong,...
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...
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 is hosting Iowa’s first-ever Rural Education Summit Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, 2014. Nearly 100 K-12 educators, leaders in the field of rural education, and education majors from Grinnell and other colleges will gather to discuss issues facing rural school...
Karnika Arora ’18 was so keen to get a summer internship in the U.S. after her first year at Grinnell that she walked into the Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) her second week on campus. Finding an Internship The CLS helps students with a variety of job and internship...
Karnika Arora ’18 was so keen to get a summer internship in the U.S. after her first year at Grinnell that she walked into the Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) her second week on campus. Finding an Internship The CLS helps students with a variety of job and internship...
At Grinnell, an array of class-related experiences outside of the main academic buildings gives students a chance to dig deeper into topics in real-world settings. Take Asani Seawell’s Advanced Health Psychology course, for example. Seawell, an associate professor of psychology...
Silvia Elena Foster-Frau ’15 has received the Hearst Journalism Fellowship, a two-year digital media journalism fellowship awarded to four to six aspiring journalists each year. For the first year of her fellowship, Foster-Frau will be reporting for the Hearst Connecticut Media...
Silvia Elena Foster-Frau ’15 has received the Hearst Journalism Fellowship, a two-year digital media journalism fellowship awarded to four to six aspiring journalists each year. For the first year of her fellowship, Foster-Frau will be reporting for the Hearst Connecticut Media...
*/ Grinnell alumni return to campus for a two-day symposium on written communication Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 and 20, 2016. The free, public symposium features informational panels, writing challenges, an internship and information fair, and plenty of opportunities to talk...
*/ Grinnell alumni return to campus for a two-day symposium on written communication Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 and 20, 2016. The free, public symposium features informational panels, writing challenges, an internship and information fair, and plenty of opportunities to talk...
Win or lose, Todd Foreman ’95 will start a new chapter in his political life on May 7, 2015, election day in the United Kingdom. Foreman is the Labour Party candidate for North East Somerset, a constituency in southwest England. If elected, he’ll serve in the House of Commons...
Win or lose, Todd Foreman ’95 will start a new chapter in his political life on May 7, 2015, election day in the United Kingdom. Foreman is the Labour Party candidate for North East Somerset, a constituency in southwest England. If elected, he’ll serve in the House of Commons...
Eric Groves ’85, CEO and co-founder of Alignable, will present a Wilson Program public lecture,  "Startup (in)Sanity: 7 Tips from a Serial Entrepreneur," at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 11, in Kallaus Lecture Hall, ARH Room 102. The free public event is sponsored by the Wilson Program in...
Eric Groves ’85, CEO and co-founder of Alignable, will present a Wilson Program public lecture,  "Startup (in)Sanity: 7 Tips from a Serial Entrepreneur," at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 11, in Kallaus Lecture Hall, ARH Room 102. The free public event is sponsored by the Wilson Program in...
Delia Salomon ’14 wears Grinnell colors as she prepares to start her swim from Shakespeare Beach in Dover, England. Salomon swam the 500- and 1650-meter freestyle at Grinnell. She lettered all four years and earned academic all-conference honors three times. Delia Salomon ’14...
Delia Salomon ’14 wears Grinnell colors as she prepares to start her swim from Shakespeare Beach in Dover, England. Salomon swam the 500- and 1650-meter freestyle at Grinnell. She lettered all four years and earned academic all-conference honors three times. Delia Salomon ’14...
When Rebecca Dworkin ’06 graduated from Grinnell as a religious studies major, she didn’t know exactly what she wanted to do with her life. She was interested in women’s health and reproductive rights, but how did she want to approach the issue? Through law? Advocacy? Social...
When Rebecca Dworkin ’06 graduated from Grinnell as a religious studies major, she didn’t know exactly what she wanted to do with her life. She was interested in women’s health and reproductive rights, but how did she want to approach the issue? Through law? Advocacy? Social...
In fall 2014, students enrolling in the newly redesigned course Computer Science 322: Team Software Development for Community Organizations will help test a new approach to alumni participation in the curriculum. Janet Davis, associate professor of computer science, has...
The White House recently recognized Yesenia Ayala ’18 for her courage and contributions to the Latino community in Iowa. She and 10 other young women were selected from more than 1,000 nominees as Champions of Change for empowering and inspiring members of their communities....
The White House recently recognized Yesenia Ayala ’18 for her courage and contributions to the Latino community in Iowa. She and 10 other young women were selected from more than 1,000 nominees as Champions of Change for empowering and inspiring members of their communities....
Ambassador Kelly will be presenting an Information Session on Monday, November 4th at 12:15 p.m. in JRC 209. Ian C. Kelly, Diplomat in Residence for the Midwest, was most recently (from March 2010 to September 2013) the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and...
Ambassador Kelly will be presenting an Information Session on Monday, November 4th at 12:15 p.m. in JRC 209. Ian C. Kelly, Diplomat in Residence for the Midwest, was most recently (from March 2010 to September 2013) the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Security and...

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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...