A popular political science class blends a traditional syllabus with an internship at the state capitol.
Intern at the Embassy
Thanks to a stipend for unpaid internships, Jacob Phillips ’16 was able to intern at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C.
As an intern with the Minnesota Council of Churches, Chanen Hanson ’16 organized a Ramadan dialogue series with 18 mosques and over 500 participants.
Zeyi Shen ’16 explored a path in finance through a yearlong internship at UBS Wealth Management.
GIS for Public Health
Students used GIS to investigate critical public health problems including lead poisoning; vaccine refusal; and health care in the West Bank, Palestine.
Research & Development at 3M
Four Mac students are working paid internships at 3M, gaining valuable experience with an industry leader.
Speeding Up the Green Line
Ha Song Pham ’15 used statistical analysis to help light rail shave 15 minutes off the travel time between St. Paul and Minneapolis.
The ability to speak multiple languages helped Ellie Bekmanis ’16 land a job with the European Union.
Building a Website
With guidance from the Mac alumni network, four students learned how to apply computer science to a global humanitarian project.
National Parks Intern
Intern Olivia Nelson worked on water quality issues at Coldwater Spring, a nearby national park on the Mississippi River.
Beyond the Theoretical
Disaster relief, software development, history and culture. Their interests are varied, but these three students all found valuable internships not far from campus.
Live It! Fund project inspires conversations between Chilean elders and grandchildren.
Real-World Health Experiences
Macalester’s metro location guarantees a wealth of options in public health internships and research experiences.
An internship with the Midwest Art Conservation Center highlighted the value of art for Kelsey Coia ’16.