The Piper Center for Vocation and Career

The Piper Center for Vocation and Career

Students | Alumni | Employers - Connect With Us

Resume and Cover Letter Review/Conversation with a Peer Advisor
See here to submit your resume or cover letter for review or to talk with someone about how to get started in crafting the documents.

Virtual Appointment with a Career Coach
Schedule a virtual appointment through Handshake

Summer Internship Funding
See here for more information about funding for unpaid or underpaid summer internships or similar career enhancing experiences.

Virtual Events and Employer Information Sessions
See here for a list of upcoming opportunities.

The Piper Center for Vocation and Career helps students explore careers, gain experience outside of the classroom, and pursue meaningful post-graduate work, service, and education.

Jobs? Internships? Opportunities?

Oles can. Oles will.


Percentage of Oles who attended a Piper Center event or met with a Career Coach or Peer Advisor last year


Percentage of students who participated in an internship, mentored research experience, field experience, practicum, academic civic engagement, long-term shadowing, or similar experiential learning opportunity during their time at St. Olaf (91% knowledge rate)


Percentage of graduates from the Class of 2019 who agreed or strongly agreed that they felt confident in their ability to pursue meaningful post-graduate activities (91% knowledge rate)


Percentage of graduates from the Class of 2019 who were working, participating in a full-time service program, or pursuing further education within nine months of graduation. (88% knowledge rate)

Sasha Dmytrenko

Talks about his undergraduate
research experience.

Mariah DuBose

Talks about her path from
St. Olaf to job in Chicago.

Ryan Johnsrud

Talks about how he
leveraged the Ole network.