Life After Scripps

three students at graduation

Scripps’ Impact

Scripps College is a community of change makers, poised to excel in graduate school, prestigious fellowships, and dream jobs. With a solid liberal arts education that develops critical, analytical, and creative thinking, our graduates are well prepared after Scripps.

Our Career Planning & Resources (CP&R) office holds meetings with approximately 80–85% of the first-year class within the first three weeks of the semester to begin evaluating their skills and interests so that students can maximize their Scripps experience. Scripps students have the opportunity to speak with recruiters as well as attend virtual job fairs and participate in mock interviews.


first-years meet with CP&R in first month at Scripps


of Scripps students complete 1+ internship

About 2/3

complete graduate or professional degree 5 years after graduation


Internships provide exposure and real-life experience, critical in today’s competitive world. See where some of our students have interned, below. Learn More

  • 20th Century Fox Studios
  • American Red Cross
  • California Department of Justice
  • Eventbrite
  • Girls Who Code at Intuit
  • Guggenheim museum
  • Heineken International, B.V.
  • Teach For India
  • Feminist Majority Foundation
  • Methodist Richardson Medical Center
  • Seattle Aquarium
  • The Smithsonian Institution


Our graduates impact the world around them. Scripps alumnae have careers in the arts, government, medicine, startups, entertainment, and more. They are educators, scientists, artists, analysts, and techies. See below what some of our graduates from the last decade are saying about their Scripps education and skills they gained while at the College.


satisfied with their Scripps education


improved their problem solving skills


gained integrative thinking skills

Our graduates are employed by:

  • Amazon
  • America Corps
  • City of Hope
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Facebook
  • George Washington University
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Google
  • Intersystems Corporation
  • Microsoft
  • National Land Partners
  • Pfizer
  • Teach For America
  • Triage Consulting Group
  • Yale University
  • ZocDoc, and more!

Graduate School

Scripps graduates receive competitive fellowships and grants for full-time study and research yearly. They’re also accepted at some of the nation’s top graduate schools, including:

  • Boston University
  • CalTech
  • Cambridge University
  • Cornell University
  • Courtauld Institute
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • MIT
  • London School of Economics
  • Northwestern University
  • Oxford University
  • Stanford University
  • Tufts University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • UCLA
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Southern California
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington University

* Data sources: CP&R Classes of 2018-2020 graduate survey, 2019 HEDS alumni survey