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Why Macalester?

  • Highly Selective
  • Richly Diverse
    • 23% students of color
    • 25% of students identify as LGBTQ+
  • Globally Minded
  • Actively Engaged in the Community
    • 70% of Macalester students intern at least once during their time at Macalester, with many gaining experience from more than one internship before graduation.
    • 96% of students have engaged in community-based learning, service, or applied research while at Macalester.  Our location in the middle of the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area facilitates hands-on experience in research institutions, government, nonprofits, Fortune 500 companies, and startups.

Areas of Study

Macalester students study a breadth of topics across four academic divisions: Humanities, Fine Arts, Social Sciences, and Natural Science and Mathematics.  More than sixty majors are offered, the most popular of which are Applied Math and Statistics, Biology, Computer Science, Economics, English, International Studies, Mathematics, Political Science, and Psychology.  Macalester also offers several interdisciplinary concentrations including Cognitive Sciences, Community and Global Health, Legal Studies, International Development, and Urban Studies.

One third of our students graduate with a STEM major (Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Math/Statistics, Neuroscience, or Physics)

Please note that Macalester does not offer any licensing programs for fields such as nursing, accounting, or teaching.


Post a Job or Internship

Macalester uses Handshake to list job and internship opportunities for our students.  Employers can use the system at no cost. Please post jobs which would use a bachelor’s degree in a field of study offered by our school, or internships which would support studies toward that degree.

Post Part-Time and Summer Jobs

Macalester uses Handshake to post jobs which would use a bachelor’s degree offered by our school and internships which would support studies toward that degree.
If you are hoping to post local jobs that students could do while enrolled in college, please use our part-time job board.

By posting jobs on the Mac Job Board, you agree to comply with all federal and state regulations regarding Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity and to follow the National Association of Colleges and Employers Principles of Professional Practice.


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