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

Ole Med
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (off-campus transportation provided)
Students meet with Twin Cities- and Rochester-based alumni doctors to explore the wide range of roles and develop connections within the medical field.

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.

Davis Project for Peace
Apply for a $10,000 grant to implement a summer project that advances peace anywhere in the world.



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 ...


Alumnus tells magazine why top tech CEOs want liberal arts majors

Liberal arts training allows people to think about technology itself in fundamentally different ways, St. Olaf College alumnus David Rose '89 tells Fast Company magaz ...