How Brains Learn Shapes
Ilse Dippenaar ’18 conducted research at a neuroscience research center at the University of Minnesota–and in local coffee shops.
Leveraging the Mac Alumni Network
With advice and coaching from Mac alumni, Mugdha Shidhaye won a coveted internship with Goldman Sachs.
Expanding on Einstein
In theoretical physics, Theo Jacobson found that he could work anywhere and breakthroughs came day and night.
Surprises in Synthetic Chemistry
Synthetic chemistry has a way of yielding unanticipated outcomes, and that's the way Scott Pedersen likes it.
Are there sex-influenced factors in alcohol and nicotine addiction? Soniya Coutinho ’19 endeavored to find out.
Working for Reproductive Justice
Rosemary Laine '19 combined her interests in history and public health as a Taylor Public Health Fellow at Pro-Choice Resources.
From Fermilab to Financial Services: Four Internships
In their internships, students had fun while exploring career options.
Finding Pathways to Valuable Molecules
Haruhiko Kuramochi's chemistry research is highly theoretical, but has important implications for agriculture and pharmaceuticals.
Helping While They Learn
Through internships, Mac students gain real-world experience, from market research for startups to working in public health with refugee populations.
On campus and off, Legislative Politics students learn how legislatures work and why legislators do what they do.
MacConnect: Networking with Alumni
MacConnect trips help students network with alumni in Seattle, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
Four Different Internships
Four Mac students talk about the fun and the value of gaining real-world experience through internships in the Twin Cities.
Future McKinsey consultant Sunakshi Wadhwa ’17 took every opportunity to meet and learn from Macalester alumni on her way to graduation.
Development vs. Environment
Three Macalester Sustainability Fellows worked with the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness to research sustainable development in the Iron Range.
Apple Strata to Financial Statements
Jacob Burke was exposed to all aspects of the business when he interned at Buddy’s Kitchen under alumnus Dave Smith ’80, CEO.
Four Mac students talk about the fun and the value of gaining real-world experience through internships.
A day in the life with Bianca Gonzalez
Macalester student Bianca Gonzalez takes us along for one day in her life at Macalester, from 5:45 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Supporting Immigrant Girls
Jasmine Nguyen ’17 developed a program to help immigrant and refugee parents support their daughters through the college process.