Learning on the Job
Mac students take advantage of the hundreds of internship opportunities in the Twin Cities to gain real-world skills and experience.
Learning at startup Beta
Ethan Moskal interned for semester at a startup in Minneapolis, a short bus ride from campus.
Learning at the Federal Reserve Bank
Jensen Vu put both his majors, economics and philosophy, to work during his internship at the Federal Reserve Bank, about 10 miles from campus.
Learning at the Minnesota Department of Health
Rebecca Krasky puts both her majors, environmental studies and geography, to work during her semester-long internship.
Learning at the Science Museum of Minnesota
Abby Thomsen spent at semester interning at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Capitol Internship A Bus Ride Away
Ximena Silva-Avila found her internship with Senator Torres Ray easy to get it and full of life lessons.
Material Artifacts Intern
Ben Rolland gained valuable skills while interning at the Somali Museum of Minnesota.
From St. Paul to Uganda, Macalester students try out possible careers as interns through Macalester's internship grant program.
Campus Desk, Global Work
Kaitlyn Lindaman got to intern with both USAID and the State Department—without having to leave St. Paul.
Start-up Life: Meet Four MacNest Interns
These entrepreneurial MacNest interns spent their summer embedded at fast-paced start-ups and nonprofits across the Twin Cities.
Making “Organic Metals”
Fernando Marquez's chemistry research seeks to replace toxic metals in electronics.
Seeking Treatment for a Progressive Lung Disease
Supported by the Academic Health Sciences Summer Research Program, Aidan Tirpack researched a progressive and fatal lung-scarring disease.
Long-term Research into Immune Response
Rohit Kamath is part of a long-term immunology project in Professor Devavani Chatterjea's lab. His summer research was supported by a Professor Jan Serie Research Fellowship.
Fish, Crocodiles, and Dinosaurs
Max Deckman '19 went to Montana to collect microfossils--but that wasn't all he found.
International Investigative Journalist
Celia Heudebourg '18 shares the highlights of her student journalism career––from the Mac Weekly to the New York Times.
Seeking a Better LED
In the Professor James Heyman's lab, Dona Pantova researched a new material for LEDs for tech firm Lightwave Photonics.
Inspired by Research
As an HHMI Young Researcher, Melissa Kingue '20 learned her way around two labs--developmental biology and immunology.
The Infinite Variety of Internships
College in a first-rate city means endless opportunities for meaningful internships.
Live It: Women Farmers in India
For her Live It Fund project, Preeta Raghunathan ’19 combined her passions for agriculture and entrepreneurship.
How Brains Learn Shapes
Ilse Dippenaar ’18 conducted research at a neuroscience research center at the University of Minnesota–and in local coffee shops.