Life After Scripps


Scripps graduates are well-positioned to enter the job market due to their strong communication, analytical, and leadership skills, and they truly excel in the areas of graduate education and prestigious fellowships. Students are exposed to critical post-college skills, such as individual career counseling, job and internship search coaching, and how to negotiate a higher salary, at Career Planning & Resources.

90% attend CP&R orientation
More than 90% of students attend a personal orientation with CP&R within their first three weeks on campus, preparing them for life after college.

86%+ complete internships

About 86% of Scripps students hold at least one internship, and nearly one quarter report completing three or more.

Research and fellowship grants

Scripps students annually win research and fellowship grants from the Fulbright Foundation, the National Science Foundation, Goldwater Scholarship, and Watson Fellowship programs, among others.

Scripps is ranked top 25 among U.S. baccalaureate institutions credited with producing the greatest number of Fulbrights.

Two-thirds complete graduate or professional degrees

Within five years of graduation, nearly two-thirds of Scripps students complete graduate or professional degrees at their institution of choice.


Top 20 career center

CP&R works closely with Scripps students from their first day on campus and was recently ranked a top-20 career center by The Princeton Review.