Determined to find a challenging study away experience, Kendall Van Sistine ’16 spent a semester in Ho Chi Minh City.
From Macalester to Mayo
Her courses at Mac, along with her Department of Health experience, helped Alese Halvorson land a job at the famed Mayo Clinic.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Ned Molter '15 puts his research and scientific writing skills to work at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
Green Architecture Intern
When David Weiss interned with Locus Architecture, he saw how concepts from his environmental studies classes were applied in construction and remodeling.
Evelyn Pugh ’19 was one of ten high schoolers who put together The Best American Nonrequired Reading of 2015.
Internships in the arts have helped three Macalester students realize that with enough dedication and passion, one can build a career in the art world.
If you are a student with a gift for analysis, there are a wide variety of internship opportunities in the Twin Cities.
Young Alumni Entrepreneurs
Fashion, clean energy, home brewing. Young alumni create new enterprises by combining ideas, initiative and determination with the willingness to take a chance.
Taking off with Sun Country
Mutaz Alnaas ’17 used his work in math and economics during an internship with the airline industry.
Learning in Israel
Ben Shields ’17 explored once-in-a-lifetime opportunities in the Middle East thanks to Mac Classics connections.
Teaching Kids to Write
Hank Hietala '17 teaches kids to write at Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute.
Making College Possible
An internship with College Possible inspired Lillian Hexter ’16 to pursue a career that combines fundraising and social justice.
Breaking Down Barriers
As an intern with Harriet Tubman Chrysalis Center, Alexa Peters Posner ’16 supports clients in need of safe shelter, legal services, and counseling.
The Class of 2015: After Mac
We checked in with a few members of the Class of 2015 to see what their first year out of college looks like.
An information session with Macalester alumni inspired Jyothi Dhanwada ’15 to pursue a career in healthcare consulting; today she works with Optum Consulting at UnitedHealth Group.
Asra Nizami ’16 (Karachi, Pakistan) interned with the Space Telescope Science Institute, an affiliate of NASA.
Bee Bacteria to Galaxies
Over 80 Macalester students in the hard sciences, environmental studies, and math, statistics and computer science gained valuable hands-on summer research experience through internships.
Goats and Garlic Mustard
Macalester biology students lived and worked at Ordway Field Station this summer, conducting research on plant nutrition, trees, ovenbirds, and garlic mustard.