Career Exploration Online Resources
Begin exploring different career paths with these CLS-favorite online tools.
Assessments at the CLS
CLS advisers may encourage you to engage in assessment tools to gain valuable insight into your interests, preferences and/or talents as you further explore potential professional and civic pathways.
CLS Externship Program
The Externship Program creates short-term job shadow opportunities for Grinnell College students, taking place during spring break. Each extern is paired with an industry professional with a Grinnell College connection – either an alumni or parent, with a wide range of career fields, organization types and work environments available to explore.
CLS Essentials Video Series
Quick, instructional videos (10 minutes or less!) by the CLS to get you started on a variety of topics related the work CLS does.
Resources to help you develop valuable professional skills outside the classroom and assist you in exploring your professional, personal, and civic interests.
Choosing Your Major
Your career path does not have to be determined by your major, or it can be—it’s up to you! Whether you think you know what you want to major in or you have no idea, the best place to start is by reflecting on who you are and what you want to do after graduation.