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.
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.)
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.