Science, Engineering & Sustainability

Do you love to solve complex problems and investigate the world around you?
Are you happiest in the lab or doing research in the field?
Do you get excited about finding solutions to address climate change and preserve biodiversity?
Do you have a favorite subatomic particle?

Science, Engineering & Sustainability prepares Grinnellians for careers in scientific research, ecology and conservation, biomedical engineering, clean energy development, cognitive science, and more.

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Find Opportunities

Explore jobs, internships, and research opportunities in Science, Engineering & Sustainability

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Key Resources

Top picks from the CLS to guide your experience in Science, Engineering & Sustainability

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Scientific Associations

Every academic discipline has an associated professional association–sometimes several–which are a great source for networking and learning more about your field.

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Summer Research

Focus your interests and build skills and knowledge with summer research.


Ellie Seehorn ’25 Receives Goldwater Scholarship

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Winter Break in Science, Engineering & Sustainability

The end of the semester is in sight and a well-deserved break is in your future. If you’re looking for ways to stay connected to these fields and work toward career goals in this area before classes resume in January, …

By Sarah Barks
Sarah Barks Senior Director, STEM Career Communities & Analytics
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The Unlikelihood of an “Eureka Moment”: Summer MAP Series, Adriane Thompson ’24

Adriane Thompson’s Mentored Advanced Project (MAP) experience didn’t deter her from a future in research. However, the fourth-year biology major says, “It gave me a really good reality check about how frustrating research can be.”

Thompson ’24 spent the …

By Dani Perkins
Dani Perkins Director, Exploratory Career Community
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Firsthand Vault Guides

Vault Guide to Alternative Energy Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Mathematics and Physics Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Food and Beverage Production Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Engineering Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Architecture Jobs, Third Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for …

Vault Guide to Aerospace Jobs, Third Edition

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