Paige Moody ’16 used GIS and statistics skills to develop interactive maps of gardens and local food sources.
Working with the Minnesota Epilepsy Group got Simon Sangaard more interested in clinical practice.
A recent Macalester grad is working on a platform to help music fans discover and share new talent.
In the course Deals, successful alumni share their expertise and offer advice to economics students.
Promoting Global Music
Mackenzie Martin ’16 enjoyed everything about working as a marketing intern for Minneapolis’s Cedar Cultural Center.
Portuguese and Spanish speaker Anne Huber ’14 will spend a year teaching English in Brazil.
Grad School Prep
Hispanic studies major Michelle Lee ’14 won a summer internship that helps students prepare for graduate school.
Seniors Sound Off: Rudy Henriquez '14
Off to Yelp.com after graduation, Rudy says it's ok to have a narrow focus at Macalester.
The Elegant C. Elegans
Nicole Miller '14 worked on the regulation of genes through RNAi in Professor Mary Montgomery's lab.
Internship at an Embassy
Gabriela Landeros Fernandez '15 explored diplomacy through an internship at the Mexican embassy—in Belgium.
Financial Literacy and Growth
John Sankara ’15 partnered with community organizations that help minority-owned businesses grow and promote financial literacy.
People Over Postings
Mac Career Center staff showed Jamila Humphrie ’11 that when searching for jobs, personal connections trump online ads.
The Network Works
Knowledge. Experience. Networking. Of these valuable components of a Macalester education, networking may be the most nebulous, so here’s an example of that network in action.
United Nations Intern
After sending an email to a Macalester alumnus she’d never met, Jolena Zabel ’16 spent the summer in Washington, D.C., interning with the United Nations Population Fund.
Understanding the role geography plays in community health led Carey Hert ’13 to play with her food with a Minneapolis community
A Peek at Public Health
When a meningitis outbreak occurred, intern Alexia Malaga ’14 watched Minnesota Department of Health workers spring into action.
The artistic proposal of Macalester’s Jeesun Choi ’13 was one of five chosen for Red Eye Theater’s Works in Progress series.
Over spring break, more than a dozen Mac students met with Macalester alumni working in the government and nonprofit sectors in Washington, D.C.
Fighting for Human Rights
Brittany Landorf writes, "I wrote about a shadow report on human rights abuses using small arms and light weapons in Armenia and Kenya.”
Through connecting with the Mac alumni network, Mara Robertson ’12 defined her career path.
Through an internship, Joel Mandella ’14 made it easier for electric vehicle drivers to find charging stations.
Thanks to his Serbian language skills, Petar Petrovic ’14 was able to combine study abroad with an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.