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

Making It in the Arts
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Register now for the one-day conference, helping students explore entrepreneurship in the fine arts, and reshape your skill set for the 21st century.

Ole Biz
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (off-campus transportation provided)
Students meet with alumni in business to explore the wide range of roles and develop connections within the business world. Registration now open.

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 ...