Piper Center for Vocation and Career

The Piper Center for Vocation and Career provides resources and experiences designed to help students leverage their liberal arts education to achieve their full potential.


Upcoming Opportunities

World Wide Service Fair
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Piper Center is hosting the 16th annual World Wide Service Fair to provide an opportunity for students to connect with volunteer/service organizations and advocacy opportunities.  Twenty service programs will be presented, including Teach for America, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and many more.

DC Connections Trip
Application Deadline Monday, December 8, 2014
Students will meet with DC- area alumni in the government, non-profit, international relations fields over spring break. Apply on Ole Career Central.

The Piper Center offers a variety of workshops each month covering range of topics from LinkedIn basics to finding an internship.



High-tech internship leads to long-term career plans

Forget about passwords or codes. Forget about even fingerprints or retinal scans. If the technology that St. Olaf College student Congyuan "Billy" Ji '15 is workin ...


Using a semester off the Hill to gain hands-on business experience

While many of us know Johnson & Johnson for its baby lotion, Band-Aids, and Listerine, Camille Morley ‘15  is getting a behind-the-scenes look at the company t ...


Mayo Clinic internship provides up-close look at world of medicine

Many St. Olaf College students pursue internships as a way of discerning their future career paths. But for Nicki Youngberg ’15, an internship at Mayo Clinic’s Da ...