The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Your life beyond Reed starts now.

It's never too early to start your collaboration with the Center for Life Beyond Reed.

We want to see you early and often. We have the tools and expertise to help you choose the best major, determine your professional strengths and weaknesses, apply for a summer internship, or make the contact that could lead to your first job.

Explore Communities of Purpose

Communities of Purpose allow each student to map themselves using purpose and plot a course academically, community engagement, and personal development.

Senior To-Do List

Seniors, take a look at this page if you would like advice on how best to search and apply for existing opportunities.

How Do I Even?

A step-by-step guide to finding your own internships, jobs, and other opportunities.

Explore Self

Can we ever really know ourselves? Take self-assessments like the Myers Briggs Type Indicator or CareerBeam quizzes to enhance your self-awareness. 

Explore Majors

Reedies do amazing, unexpected things with their degrees. Learn more about their diverse career paths.

Explore Opportunities

Learn more about internships, fellowships and awards, and volunteer work through SEEDS: the stepping stones to your post-Reed career.

Explore Advanced Study

Most Reed graduates go on to earn an advanced degree. We offer insight into the process, timing, and trusted advisers you'll need to continue your education.

Explore Career

We have tools and databases that give you an insider's perspective on various careers, offer advice on resume building, and provide contacts that will get you an interview.

Explore Alumni Career Communities

Join conversations, meet others with interests similar to your own. Or, explore different areas to help you determine what your community might be next!


The Center for Life Beyond Reed supports students and alumni with career development regardless of their backgrounds. We encourage you to schedule an appointment with an adviser to discuss your individualized search and to explore the resources below.