We do everything we can to help you find a great internship that enhances your personal, academic, and vocational development. This past academic year, 455 students from 30 academic disciplines participated in credit-bearing internships in the fine arts, non-profits, education, government, and business. List of where students interned at during the 2016-2017 academic year.
2018 Macalester Summer Internship Grant
The 2018 Macalester Summer Internship Grant program (MSIG) will provide funding to support 30-35 Macalester students doing vital 10-week unpaid summer internships anywhere in the world. The selection committee will prioritize confirmed internships that have potential to be highly impactful on one’s studies and career (see program info and all selection criteria.) The final deadline is March 28.
New Process for Registering Your Internship for Academic Credit
Our office is now using our new career services platform Handshake to track internships being registered for academic credit. Log-in to Handshake using your Macalester username/password. Click on Career Center, then click “Experiences”. Use our Step-by-Step Guide for assistance. For additional information on registration, review our summer Registration Process handout. The deadline to register a summer internship is May 25.
Summer Tuition Waiver Program
If you are required to do your summer internship for academic credit due to visa regulations or because the employer has made this a condition of employment, you may qualify for our tuition waiver program. Please review our Summer Tuition Waiver policy for more information.
The Internship Program and Career Development Center are happy to introduce Handshake at Macalester. The more you use Handshake, the better it works for you. Personalize your experience by filling out career interests and profile. As you favorite opportunities and events that interest you, Handshake will learn to to present you with opportunities best suited to your needs.
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