We do everything we can to help you find a great internship that enhances your personal, academic, and vocational development. This past academic year, 396 students from 30 academic disciplines participated in credit-bearing internships in the fine arts, non-profits, education, government, and business. Please review the 2017-18 list of where students interned at.


Minnesota Government and Nonprofit Job and Internship Fair

The Government & Nonprofit Career Fair (free) is on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 10 am-3 pm at the University of MN. The fair allows candidates to pursue professional opportunities and internships in all levels of government and nonprofit agencies. The job fair is open only to students and alumni from participating colleges and universities, which includes Macalester. For more information and to register for the fair go to Handshake.

Registering Your Internship for Academic Credit

Our office is using our 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 Registration Process handout. The deadline to register a fall internship is September 14 (if you need a one week extension to wrap up paperwork, please contact our office by this date.)

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Handshake is our career services platform. 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.

There is no need to create an account – simply log in with a Macalester user ID and password. For complete instructions, please read the Getting Started with Handshake Guide for Students.