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As you take your extraordinary journey, you’ll have extraordinary resources along the way.

Life is bigger than a series of jobs. As a Grinnellian, you’ll contribute to the greater good in ways that are deeply meaningful to you. That’s why at Grinnell your personal, professional, and civic aspirations are all part of the same conversation.

As a student, you’ll visit the Center for Careers, Life, and Service (CLS) to start talking through what you want your life to become and to connect with ways of getting there. You’ll make discoveries, develop new insights, gain experience, broaden your network, and, ultimately, like the many Grinnellians before you, confidently go forth to lead a life of meaning and purpose.

News & Advice

Grinnellians Dress for Success

Deepit Chandgothia ’25, a double major in computer science and economics, visited the Career Clothing Closet and came away with clothing he wore for his first day of his summer internship at Wellmark in Des Moines, IA. Following the summer …

By Robin Bourjaily
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Seniors: Tell Your Story

The Class of 2023 Graduate Survey continues, even if the CLS’s raffle is over. We’ll be collecting graduates’ outcomes data through January 2024, and we sincerely hope you’ll find the time to tell us what you’ve done as a Grinnellian …

By Sarah Barks
Sarah Barks Senior Director, STEM Career Communities & Analytics
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What to Wear This Summer: Create a Capsule Wardrobe

Whether you’re traveling, working in Grinnell, or interning in a new city, a capsule wardrobe keeps your packing light and makes certain you look sharp! Offering less decision fatigue (what shall I wear today?), a capsule wardrobe is easy to …

By Robin Bourjaily
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