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CDC trips take students to Seattle, LA
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CDC trips take students to Seattle, LA

Over spring break, the Career Development Center (CDC) sent 20 upperclassmen on two MacConnect networking trips: one to Los Angeles to network with professionals from the media, film and arts industries, and the other to Seattle to explore careers in technology, data and engineering. The programs are designed to connect students to Macalester alumni and…

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Larger venue needed for marquee lectures

Macalester College Student Government (MCSG) met on Tuesday Oct. 10 in the Weyerhaeuser Boardroom to discuss a packed agenda. Mindy Deardurff of the Career Development Center (CDC) explained a remodeling of the CDC’s approach. Specifically, she talked about changing the model to be more accessible and relevant to students today. This would include divisional support,…

Mindy Deardurff named new Dean of Career Development Center
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Mindy Deardurff named new Dean of Career Development Center

On March 4, Mindy Deardurff was named the new Dean of Macalester’s Career Development Center (CDC). She is currently the Director of the Undergraduate Business Career Center at the University of Minnesota’s Curtis L. Carlson School of Management. She will officially begin work at Macalester on June 2. In a press release Macalester commended Deardurff’s…

#irl: getting real about the new CDC blog and newsletter
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#irl: getting real about the new CDC blog and newsletter

Often times, days filled with papers, professors and Café Mac do not feel like real life. But the Center for Career Development (CDC) would like to remind students that experiences at Macalester and in the broader Twin Cities community, as well as skills like resume writing and interviewing, affect real life. Their new blog and…

CDC looks for new director
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CDC looks for new director

After ten years of dividing her time between heading both the Career Development Center (CDC) and Health and Wellness Center, Denise Ward, the Associate Dean for Student Services, has left her role as the director of CDC. Her transition has relaunched the search for a new director and led to the appointment of former Assistant…

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College will hire new Director of the Career Development Center

Macalester’s Office of Student Affairs is currently conducting a national search for a new Director of the Career Development Center (CDC), who will be chosen by the end of May. Associate Dean for Student Services Denise Ward, who has been occupying a role as director in both the CDC and the Health and Wellness Center,…

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Do something other than Netflix in January

Have you ever sat at home on a weekday in January wishing you had something more productive to do than binge watch five seasons of Breaking Bad on Netflix? Your free time during winter break is the perfect time to think about your future career and possible employment opportunities. While the thought of planning a…