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Career Development Center
Fall and Spring Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
The Career Development Center offers tiered career services to help Macalester Alumni negotiate career challenges and opportunities.
New/Recent Graduates: Alumni who have graduated within five years are offered comprehensive services at no charge. This includes unlimited appointments, career assessments, and access to the Macalester job/internship database.
Alumni 5+ years from graduation: Alumni who have graduated more than five years ago are offered three appointments and access to the Macalester job/internship database. There is no charge for these services. Career assessments (SII/MBTI) are also available for a fee of $25 per assessment.
Our career counselors will meet with alumni for schedules appointments. Contact the CDC at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-696-6384. Appointment options include: in-person, phone, Skype/gmail video conferencing.
Experienced alumni may benefit from referral to other career counseling resources. The Macalester staff will work with alumni to identify providers who meet your needs.
Connect with Other Alumni
We connect alums with alums in their potential career field or location. Join us on our LinkedIn site, Macalester Career Connection (MC2).
Graduate School Prep
We help alumni explore, plan, and prepare applications to graduate school as well as advise them on writing personal statements and essays.
We continue to assist with searches for internships, seasonal, part-time, or full-time employment. Alumni maintain their exclusive access to the Macalester Job & Internship Database. In addition, alumni can practice their interview skills and learn appropriate professional etiquette.
Career assessments may be used to help clarify interests and assist in choosing a career path. Results are presented and explained by a Career Counselor. Fee per assessment: $25 for alumni 5+ years, no charge for new graduates (5 or fewer years).