Training Ground for After Mac
A peek into the world of legislative government was an opportunity that William Theriac '16 couldn't pass up.
Internships in Global Issues
Mac students learn about international issues by partnering with local organizations.
From Intern to Employee
With the support of the Macalester network, Haroon Bokhari '16 landed an investment banking job at Wells Fargo.
Determined to find a challenging study away experience, Kendall Van Sistine ’16 spent a semester in Ho Chi Minh City.
From Macalester to Mayo
Her courses, along with her Department of Health experience, helped Alese Halvorson land a job at the famed Mayo Clinic.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Ned Molter '15 puts his research and scientific writing skills to work at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Green Architecture Intern
When David Weiss interned with Locus Architecture, he saw how concepts from his environmental studies classes were applied in construction and remodeling.
Human Rights Path
Zoe Bowman '16 explains how she chose a human rights concentration.
Evelyn Pugh ’19 was one of ten high schoolers who put together The Best American Nonrequired Reading of 2015.
Internships in the arts have helped three students realize that one can build a career in the art world.
If you are a student with a gift for analysis, there are a wide variety of internship opportunities in the Twin Cities.
Young Alumni Entrepreneurs
Young alumni create new enterprises by combining ideas, initiative, and determination.
Taking off with Sun Country
Mutaz Alnaas ’17 used his work in math and economics during an internship with the airline industry.
Learning in Israel
Ben Shields ’17 explored once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in the Middle East thanks to Mac Classics connections.
Teaching Kids to Write
Hank Hietala '17 teachings kids to write at Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.
Making College Possible
An internship with College Possible inspired Lillian Hexter ’16 to pursue a career that combines fundraising and social justice.
Breaking Down Barriers
As an intern with Harriet Tubman Chrysalis Center, Alexa Peters Posner ’16 supports clients in need of safe shelter, legal services, and counseling.
The Class of 2015: After Mac
We checked in with a few members of the Class of 2015 to see what their first year out of college looks like.
An information session with Macalester alumni inspired Jyothi Dhanwada ’15 to pursue a career in healthcare consulting; today she works with Optum Consulting at UnitedHealth Group.
Asra Nizami ’16 (Karachi, Pakistan) interned with the Space Telescope Science Institute, an affiliate of NASA.
Bee Bacteria to Galaxies
Over 80 Macalester students in the hard sciences, environmental studies, and math, statistics and computer science gained valuable hands-on summer research experience through internships.
Goats and Garlic Mustard
Macalester biology students lived and worked at Ordway Field Station this summer, conducting research on plant nutrition, trees, ovenbirds, and garlic mustard.
Ha Song Pham ’15 discovered an affinity for data and learned how to make them reveal their truths.
Federal Reserve Internship
Jonathan Van Arneman ‘16 interned at the Fed in Minneapolis and discovered his strengths.
Working Wall Street
An Investment Banking course connected Kunal Chauhan ’15 to a Mac alum, whose mentorship helped him land a job on Wall Street.
Russian Art Intern
An internship at the Museum of Russian Art furthered Joshua Sosa’s understanding of Russian history while offering leadership experience.
Macalester students went far and wide this summer during their internships, from Amman, Jordan to Washington, D.C.
A popular political science class blends a traditional syllabus with an internship at the state capitol.
Intern at the Embassy
Jacob Phillips ’16 interned at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C.
State Department Internship
Emily Muscat ’16 interned at the U.S. Department of State.
As an intern with the Minnesota Council of Churches, Chanen Hanson ’16 organized a Ramadan dialogue series with 18 mosques and over 500 participants.
Zeyi Shen ’16 explored a path in finance through a yearlong internship at UBS Wealth Management.
GIS for Public Health
Students used GIS to investigate critical public health problems in the West Bank, Palestine.
Research & Development at 3M
Four Mac students are working in paid internships at 3M, gaining valuable experience with an industry leader.
Speeding Up the Green Line
Ha Song Pham ’15 used statistical analysis to help light rail shave 15 minutes off the travel time between St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Macalester Senior Andrew Notaras Awarded Internship Stipend
Andrew Notaras was awarded an internship stipend
The ability to speak multiple languages helped Ellie Bekmanis ’16 land a job with the European Union.
Justice in The Hague
HRH concentrators discuss their internships in the Netherlands
Building a Website
With guidance from the Mac alumni network, four students learned how to apply computer science to a global humanitarian project.
Criminal Justice Research
Charlie Stanton makes use of the Twin Cities with nearby internships.
Young Alumni Paths
Young alumni reflect on their lives now.
A Journalist's Journey
Ben Bartenstein ’16 is well on his way to a career as an international reporter.
National Parks Intern
Intern Olivia Nelson worked on water quality issues at Coldwater Spring, a nearby national park on the Mississippi River.
Beyond the Theoretical
Disaster relief, software development, history and culture. Their interests vary, but these three students found valuable internships near campus.
Live It! Fund project inspires conversations between Chilean elders and grandchildren.
Real-World Health Experiences
Macalester’s metro location offers many public health internships and research experiences.
An internship with the Midwest Art Conservation Center highlighted the value of art for Kelsey Coia ’16.
Working at YouTube
Daniel Pickens-Jones '08, now working at YouTube, was surprised to find other liberal-arts graduates in the tech sector.
Anthropology major Katharine Meier ’15 is getting to know the great apes at the Como Zoo.