• Talk with faculty members both about their research programs and about programs at other universities. These conversations can help connect you to great opportunities that fit your skills and interests.
  • ¬†Talk with other students about their research experiences. This can teach you about seminars or opportunities that are out there and help you to refine your interests.
  • Talk with visiting faculty members, seminar speakers visiting Macalester or people you meet when attending seminars or conferences at other institutions. This is not a time to remain in your shell!