We appreciate our alumni and want to see you succeed!
Getting Started as Alums
Let us help you find the best path forward! Whether you are searching for jobs, grad school opportunities, or are just unsure of your next steps, we can help you explore what is next. Here are some helpful starter tips.
Industry- and Identity-Focused Advising and Resources
Our advisers are able to work with early-career alums for industry-specific advising questions. We want you to succeed and will do what we can to support your endeavors!
Handshake as a Resource
Handshake is an online resource that can assist in your job search. It is capable of providing access to job listings and can help you connect with our advisers. For help reestablishing your handshake account, see the guidelines linked here. To access handshake, use the link below:
LinkedIn is a great way for you to build a social profile that represents your professional journey. Our resources will help you update your profile to keep it looking sharp! Did you know that the Grinnell College LinkedIn page has a tool that can help you connect with over 13,000 Grinnellians?
Mid-Career and Beyond
If you are a mid-career professional or later and seeking career advice, we encourage you to think about meeting with a certified Career Counselor. To locate a certified career counselor, we recommend starting with NCDA.
Volunteer with the CLS
Would you like to find ways to be involved in a supporting role with the CLS? Visit the CLS information on the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) webpage linked below to learn more.
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