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

Senior First Destination Survey
Have an employment or graduate school update to share since Grad Fest? Please enter any new information on your post-graduate plans into the Class of 2015 First Destination Survey. Don’t forget that you have free, full services of the Piper Center for four years after graduation. Coaching staff are in the office throughout the summer, so feel free to reach out.

Sophomores & Juniors – Early Application Deadline for New York Connections
Apply now for the fall break Connections program! We’ll explore careers in Finance, Fine Arts, Journalism & Publishing in New York. 1st application deadline: Monday, June 1. A second round with limited applications will be accepted through Monday, September 14.



Internship in Japan helps student design her future

What happens when your academic interests come to life in a professional setting? St. Olaf College student Lexi Swenson '16 is finding out during a two-month inter ...


Chicago Tribune story highlights St. Olaf student’s Fulbright fellowship

"Julia Irons was not just bitten by the travel bug; she was infected," begins a Chicago Tribune story highlighting the Fulbright fellowship that will take the recent ...


A liberal arts preparation for Harvard Law

From working alongside law students and attorneys as part of St. Olaf College's Legal Scholars Program to researching juvenile law in her Legal Aspects of Business co ...