Recent graduates are beginning new jobs, entering graduate and professional schools, and, in some cases, preparing to start their own companies. They found jobs through a variety of channels, often assisted by their professors, Macalester’s Career Development Center, and community connections.





  • 16

    2017 graduates who received a fellowship.

  • 80%

    Students who enrolled in graduate school after Macalester or plan to enroll within five years.

  • 48%

    Graduates found their first full-time job through Macalester’s network.

  • Class of 2016 Average Annual Salary—Six Months Post-graduation

    Priv. Sec. $59,891
    Govt. $35,847
    Non-Profit $33,883
    Education $32,294
    All sectors $46,893

Where They’ve Landed—Jobs

Majors of graduates are in parentheses.

Where They’ve Landed—Graduate and Professional Schools