We are committed to preparing students to pursue their goals, whatever they may be. The Macalester Class of 2018 Graduating Senior Survey* shows us the wide variety of paths students have chosen for life after Macalester. From graduate school to nonprofit work to fellowships and positions in industry, Macalester students are using their Macalester educations to impact the world.
* Six months post-graduation, 91 percent knowledge rate
Percentage of 2018 graduates who say they have a job congruent with their interests
Percentage of the Class of 2018 who are placed (employed, attending graduate school, interning or on fellowships)
Percentage of 2018 graduates who had an internship or a mentored research experience while at Macalester
** Employed includes FT/PT positions, service programs (Peace Corps, Americorps, etc.) and military service
Employment by Sector
Private sector firm or organization
Government: federal, state, local
2018 graduates who received a fellowship.
Students who enrolled in graduate school after Macalester or plan to enroll within five years.
Graduates found their first full-time job through Macalester’s network.
The average starting salary for the Class of 2018.
American Public Media Group
Berkeley Research Group
Boston Children’s Hospital
Center for Chronic Disease Research
Children’s Theatre Company
City of Minneapolis
Congressional Hunger Center
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Dept. of Health and Human Services
Ernst & Young (EY)
Federal Reserve Board
Friends of the Mississippi River
Hennepin County Medical Center
Latino Economic Development Center
Minnesota Epilepsy Group
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Pew Research Center
Securian Financial Group
Volunteer Lawyers Network