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In which the “package” comes in the form of a human caregiver.
For students as well as their supervisors, internships can be powerful learning experiences that help prepare students for careers that matter.
Part of the series “Internships Help Grinnellians to Launch”
Part of the series “Internships Help Grinnellians to Launch”
Part of the series “Internships Help Grinnellians to Launch”
How a curious English major with musical interests forged a career in radio
Part of the series “Internships Help Grinnellians to Launch”
The lasting impact of a student-powered environmental advocacy group
Global seminar merges best aspects of Grinnell curriculum to examine issue of tolerance

In 2019–20, we are excited to gather alumni and friends together for a series of events around the globe, so we can connect and reconnect, discuss, celebrate, and share ideas for empowering Grinnellians.

Clair "Pat" Patterson ’43 was a scientist's scientist. He cared about basic research, knowledge for the sake of knowledge. Although he may be best known for being the first to accurately date the Earth, his discoveries about how lead was polluting air and water and poisoning plants, animals, and human beings defined his career.
In the basement of Burling Library, in the perfectly chilled Print and Drawing Study Room, on an even chillier February afternoon in Grinnell, students eagerly crowded around Jiayun Chen ’19 and Susan Wood, professor of art history at Oakland University. Their attention remained fixed upon a small marble head, resting on a soft white pillow. Chen had examined the portrait before, but this time, she found something new.