Wondering where your degree could take you?

Where can your Macalester degree can take you? Take some time to explore careers that both interest you and require your best skills. 

MacExplore: Twin Cities visits are designed to get you off campus and out into the community to explore a variety of career pathways, organizations, and companies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

Transportation and lunch will be provided.

Early registration for first-years and sophomores only begins Monday, Oct. 23.

Registration open to all on Wednesday, Oct.25.

Read more and register on Handshake. Note that start and end time varies for each trip. 

Fine print: You can register to attend a maximum of two MaxExplore trips. Waitlists are available for full events. No limit on the number of waitlists you  join.

 

Pathway: Law


Monday, 11/6    
Robins Kaplan, LLP
Robins Kaplan LLP is a litigation-focused law firm. Meet Jake Holdreith '87 who is a Partner, Leader of the Health and Life Sciences Industry Group, and member of the Executive Board.


Pathway: Advocacy and Social Services


Wednesday, 11/8    
Friends of the Mississippi River
Friends of the Mississippi River is a leading citizen organization working to protect and enhance the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Meet an ecologist, policy advocate, and an outreach/stewardship program staff member and learn more about their roles. 

Monday 11/13    
Minnesota Opera
Minnesota Opera is a performance organization. Meet Julia Gallagher ‘06 and representatives from development, marketing, production and education departments.
 

Pathway: Business/Management


Friday, 11/10
U.S. Bank
Speak with company representatives to learn more about the various career pathways available at U.S. Bank. This event will be shared with students from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management.    

Tuesday, 11/14
Ecolab Engineering Center
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. We will be visiting Ecolab's R&D facility.

Thursday, 11/16    
Fusion Hill
Fusion Hill is a marketing and advertising agency specializing in market research, strategy and design.
 

Pathway: Arts and Communications


Monday 11/13    
Minnesota Opera
Minnesota Opera is a performance organization. Meet Julia Gallagher ‘06 and representatives from development, marketing, production and education departments.

Tuesday, 11/14    
Kohnstamm Communications
Kohnstamm Communications is a full-service PR agency. Meet with alumnus John Kohnstamm ‘97, Founder and CEO, and others in various strategy and communications roles.

Wednesday, 11/15    
Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media
American Public Media is the nation’s second-largest producer of public radio programs, reaching 20 million listeners nationwide each week. Minnesota Public Radio produces and acquires radio programming of local community value. Speak with Curtis Gilbert ‘02, correspondent at MPR/APM; political editor Mike Mulcahy '84; deputy program director Jeff Jones '03; APM Reports documentaries executive editor and host Stephen Smith; and friend of Macalester Sasha Aslanian, correspondent/producer at American Public Media.


Pathway: Research and Analysis: Social Sciences and Business


Thursday, 11/16    
Fusion Hill
Fusion Hill is a marketing and advertising agency specializing in market research, strategy and design.


Pathway: Technology/Data/Engineering


Thursday, 11/9    
Ovative/group
Ovative/group is a digital marketing services firm.

Friday, 11/17    
The Lacek Group
The Lacek Group specializes in retention marketing and loyalty programs. Speak with company representatives to learn more about roles and company culture.
 

Pathway: Science: Research and Policy

Wednesday, 11/8    
Friends of the Mississippi River
Friends of the Mississippi River is a leading citizen organization working to protect and enhance the Mississippi River and its watershed in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Meet an ecologist, policy advocate, and an outreach/stewardship program staff member and learn more about their roles. 

Tuesday, 11/14
Ecolab Engineering Center
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. We will be visiting Ecolab's R&D facility.