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Center for Careers, Life, and Service

  1. Grinnell Prize medal

    Innovator in Social Justice Prize Call for Nominations

    Sep 03, 2020
    Grinnell College is accepting nominations from across the globe for the 2021 Grinnell College Innovator for Social Justice Prize. The College awards the Grinnell Prize annually to individuals who show creativity, commitment and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive change.
  2. Close-up of a student sitting on the floor with an open laptop

    Summer Internships During a Pandemic

    Aug 14, 2020
    How the Center for Careers, Life, and Service helped keep the summer internship experience available during the summer of 2020.
  3. Americorps volunteers deliver meals in the loggia

    Serving College Student Meals During a Worldwide Pandemic

    Jul 22, 2020
    The first time I served meals for Grinnell College Students was on a dreary Saturday morning in April. My colleagues from the College’s Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) and I delivered over 240 meals on that deserted and lonely campus. In my experience of uncertainty and change while navigating Grinnell, I was mesmerized by the new realities of an unknown world.
  4. Angela Frimpong ’20 Receives Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

    May 21, 2020
    The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $15,000 stipend to graduating college seniors to pursue a meaningful public service activity. Frimpong will develop a youth entrepreneurship program in Gbulahagu, Ghana, that she named EntrepreYearn.
  5. Grinnell College Graduating Seniors and Alumni Receive Fulbright Grants

    May 21, 2020
    Four Grinnell seniors and two alumni were awarded Fulbright U.S. student grants for research/study and teaching English in 2020–21.
  6. Valencia Alvarez Receives Stouffer Fellowship for Graduate Studies

    May 20, 2020
    Alvarez will pursue graduate studies in global epidemiology leading to a Master of Public Health degree with the support from the Elsie M. Stouffer 1924 Fellowship.
  7. Connecting Grinnellians High School tutors

    Connecting Grinnellians

    Feb 27, 2020
    For anyone looking for an opportunity to engage in some local community service, Connecting Grinnellians is an excellent student organization to consider.
  8. Ben Nguyen ’19 and Ridhika Agrawal ’20 working together at a computer

    Students Co-Author Paper During Summer Internship and Get Published

    Feb 03, 2020
    A summer internship helped psychology major Ben Nguyen ’19 and math and economics double major Ridhika Agrawal ’20 earn co-author status on a recently published paper.
  9. Max Hill sitting on a wall at Castle Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain, at sundown

    Study Abroad Helps Clarify Career Objectives

    Jan 24, 2020
    Gilman Scholarship makes study abroad even more affordable for a first-generation student.
  10. Campus Update: Center for Careers, Life, and Service

    Nov 19, 2019
    Through individualized advising, innovative career education programming, and robust experiential learning opportunities, Center for Careers, Life, and Service aims to provide each student the tools and resources they need to design and lead a life that reflects their personal, professional, and civic aspirations.

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