Four Mac students talk about the fun and the value of gaining real-world experience through internships.
Meet Mindy Deardurff, the energetic new dean of the Career Development Center.
Learning the Ropes
From caring for zebras to managing actors, Mac students gained some unforgettable experiences last summer.
International studies major Emily Elkins ’16 helps refugees become U.S. citizens.
Math major handles big data in U of Minnesota program designed to find out more about Parkinson's Disease
Frogtown Community Radio
Through radio, Jon Riddle ’16 aims to build community and reduce the digital divide in St. Paul’s Frogtown neighborhood.
From Intern to Employee
With the support of the Macalester network, Haroon Bokhari '16 landed an investment banking job at Wells Fargo.
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.
Internships in the arts have helped three students realize that 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.
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.
Ha Song Pham ’15 discovered an affinity for data and learned how to make them reveal their truths.
Federal Reserve Internship
Jonathan Van Arneman ‘16 interned at the Fed in Minneapolis and discovered his strengths.
Working Wall Street
An Investment Banking course connected Kunal Chauhan ’15 to a Mac alum, whose mentorship helped him land a job on Wall Street.
Front of the Classroom
Lucy Short ’15 teaches 10th grade Honors World Literature as part of the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Brown University.
Sam Naden ’15 landed a job as a software engineer with Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm.
Russian Art Intern
An internship at the Museum of Russian Art furthered Joshua Sosa’s understanding of Russian history while offering leadership experience.
Macalester students went far and wide this summer during their internships, from Amman, Jordan to Washington, D.C.
Intern at the Embassy
Jacob Phillips ’16 interned at the Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, D.C.
State Department Internship
Emily Muscat ’16 interned at the U.S. Department of State.
As an intern with the Minnesota Council of Churches, Chanen Hanson ’16 organized a Ramadan dialogue series with 18 mosques and over 500 participants.
Research & Development at 3M
Four Mac students are working in paid internships at 3M, gaining valuable experience with an industry leader.
Beyond the Theoretical
Disaster relief, software development, history and culture. Their interests vary, but these three students found valuable internships near campus.
Real-World Health Experiences
Macalester’s metro location offers many public health internships and research experiences.
An internship with the Midwest Art Conservation Center highlighted the value of art for Kelsey Coia ’16.
Adventures in Interning
Mac students take advantage of their mid-metro location through working at schools, museums, and more.
The Network Works
Knowledge. Experience. Networking. Of these valuable components of a Macalester education, networking may be the most nebulous. Here’s an example.
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.
Entry Level at eBay
What began as an elevator conversation turned into an internship and then a job offer for Michael Costigan. This summer he’ll be working full time at eBay as a business analyst.
Old Main to Wall Street
Although the common stereotype is that all liberal arts graduates are social workers or environmental activists, there are plenty of businesspeople among our alumni.
Steven Fitzgerald '12 - Internships in the Twin Cities
Steven Fitzgerald held two internships in the Twin Cities. more
Federal Reserve Internship
Kate Vermann '11 interned at the Minneapolis, Federal Reserve. She looked at patterns in housing trends, wrote a program including 30,000 lines of code and helped the organization work more efficiently. more
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