Welcome to St. Olaf College’s Piper Center for Vocation and Career. We look forward to working with you as you seek to fulfill your organization’s needs for interns and full-time employees and as we partner to offer opportunities to help students learn about citizenship and the world of work.
Recruit Current Students or Alumni
Post a job or internship opportunity online — St. Olaf College uses Handshake to house their job & internship postings. Opportunities are posted on our Handshake site at no cost. Creating an account is easy, and once posted, students and alumni will be able to view your position. For more information on posting a job visit our recruiting information page.
- Posting a Job — Post a job or internship to our online resource “Handshake” for all current students and alumni to view.
- Tabling — Host a tabling session on-campus.
- On-Campus Interviews — Conduct interviews on-campus.
- Job and Internship Fair — Host a table at the Minnesota Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair.
- How to Get Here — Directions to the Piper Center.
Internship Hosting Resources
- Host an Internship — Information and advice on hosting student internships.
- Working with St. Olaf’s Academic Calendar — Incorporate your hiring schedules with the St. Olaf academic calendar.
- Helpful Tips — Create a successful internship relationship.
- Orienting and Training New Interns: Checklist — Make the most out of your internship.
- Salary Information
- Legal Issues to Consider When Hosting an Internship
- Hiring an International Student
About St. Olaf and Our Students
St. Olaf College, located in Northfield, MN, is an academically rigorous, nationally ranked residential liberal arts institution affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Our liberal arts graduates are prepared to work in a variety of fields and have developed the transferable skills necessary to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing world of work.
Student Body — Visit St. Olaf’s About page for information on our student body.
Areas of Study — St. Olaf offers 45 majors, including 15 teaching certifications, 19 concentrations, and 17 pre-professional fields that fall into these five broad categories:
- Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- Fine Arts
- Social Sciences
- Interdisciplinary and General Studies
Liberal Arts Career Network
St. Olaf College is consortium member of The Liberal Arts Career netWORK (LACN), a premier source for recruiting 70,000+ high-achieving students from 31 top liberal arts colleges and universities. LACN is the free and convenient way to market internships, summer positions, and full-time jobs directly to qualified candidates who are actively searching for these opportunities. Post a LACN job or internship, which will also be seen by St. Olaf students.