Through connecting with the Mac alumni network, Mara Robertson ’12 defined her career path.
Through an internship, Joel Mandella ’14 made it easier for electric vehicle drivers to find charging stations.
Thanks to his Serbian language skills, Petar Petrovic ’14 was able to combine study abroad with an internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Hannah Fishman ’13 has been fascinated with Middle-East diplomacy since high school. Macalester helped her study in Jordan before interning at the State Department.
Students to Silicon Valley
In January, 10 students went to Silicon Valley to practice networking—and get a sneak peek at life after Mac.
Using their college-honed skills, two Mac theater majors help St. Paul high school drama students find their voice.
Entry Level at eBay
What began as an elevator conversation turned into an internship and then a job offer for Michael Costigan ’13.
Salman Haji’s dedication to his goal—fluency in Arabic—earned him a coveted Critical Language Scholarship from the State Dept. for study in Jordan.
Through recent museum internships, Elizabeth Allen ’13 has blended her interests in history and art and found a new passion for public history.
Most Macalester students choose to do internships in the Twin Cities, but these three students went for more exotic locales.
Language of Adoption
Silka Schreiber ’13 puts her Mandarin skills to the test helping Americans adopt children from China.
Interning with the MPCA
Michael Galgay ’14 studied urban forests while interning with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
Helping Global Farmers
Compatible Technology Institute intern Brianna Besch ’13 learns how innovative tools—like the bicycle-powered potato slicer—help poor farmers get enough to eat.
Will Steger Intern
Meeting acclaimed polar explorer and climate change activist Will Steger was a highlight of Mark Riegel’s internship.
Internship in Palestine
Hannah McIntire ’13 interned for a second summer with the NGO Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO).
Helping alum Dan Rippy ’89 develop a website for adult learners whetted Ben Bernard’s appetite for entrepreneurship.
An English Major Interns
By doing two publishing internships, Becky Schultz ’13 has helped shape and define her own career goals.
Computer Career Pathfinder
A Macalester alumnus guided Adam Oien ’10 to a computer science class, an internship—and then to a job at his company.