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.
Students to Silicon Valley
In January, 10 students went to Silicon Valley to practice networking—and get a sneak peek at life after Mac.
Entry Level at eBay
What began as an elevator conversation turned into an internship and then a job offer for Michael Costigan. This summer he’ll be working full time at eBay as a business analyst.
Salman Haji’s dedication to his goal—fluency in Arabic—earned him a coveted Critical Language Scholarship from the State Dept. for study in Jordan.
Through recent museum internships, Elizabeth Allen ’13 has blended her interests in history and art and found a new passion for public history.
Most Macalester students choose to do internships in the Twin Cities, but these three students went for more exotic locales.
Language of Adoption
Silka Schreiber ’13 puts her Mandarin skills to the test helping Americans adopt children from China.
Shawn Green '13 studied abroad in London to attend the war studies program at King's College.
Helping Global Farmers
Compatible Technology Institute intern Brianna Besch ’13 learns how innovative tools—like the bicycle-powered potato slicer—help poor farmers get enough to eat.
Internship in Palestine
Hannah McIntire ’13 interned for a second summer with the NGO Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO).
Helping alum Dan Rippy ’89 develop a website for adult learners whetted Ben Bernard’s appetite for entrepreneurship.
An English Major Interns
By doing two publishing internships, Becky Schultz ’13 has helped shape and define her own career goals.
Computer Career Pathfinder
A Macalester alumnus guided Adam Oien ’10 to a computer science class, an internship—and then to a job at his company.
Teaching philosophy to 8- and 9-year-olds at St. Paul’s West 7th Community Center was the unconventional way that Vivian Ihekoronye ’13 (St. Paul) spent her summer.
Kids Cancer Research
Studying pediatric skin cancers was transformative for pre-med student Beatrice Brumley ’13.
Exploring Health Professions
Taylor Fellowships give students a taste of their own kind of medicine.
Excelling at Xcel
Simbarashe Musasa’s internship with a Fortune 500 company resulted from an econometrics paper.
Jay Schwartz is fascinated by the complex interactions of primates, so he jumped at the chance to join Minnesota Zoo researchers in an observational research project involving macaques.
Football Meets Robotics
When football player Jesse Russell ’14 met robotics executive and Mac gridiron veteran Andrew Borene ’98, the result was a natural friendship—and a paid internship.
When she took an internship at an arts nonprofit, Cecilia Martinez-Miranda ’13 didn’t know she’d end up helping it stay afloat.
How Emily Howland ’09 turned a Hispanic studies and English major into an international adventure trip job.
World Health Intern
An international public health class helped Glafira Marcon ’13 land a World Bank internship.
“Front line soldiers.” That’s how Ruben Pena ‘12 describes the role of nurses. “Doctors plan the patient’s care, but nurses are in the thick of it and doing the day-to-day care,” he says.
Immunization, the Amish, and Madagascar make up the disparate worlds of three Mac anthropology majors.
Marissa Bianco ’13 waded right into the publishing world with an internship at Minneapolis’s Milkweed Editions.
From Macalester to Citigroup
Taking advantage of Macalester’s urban location, Jingjiao Zhang ’12 interned with 3M. Now she has a New York job offer.