Michigan State University

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Closed Through January 31, 2022

Carter White

Science Gallery Mediator
MSU Museum Welcome Desk Student Employee

Majors: “Molecular Genetics and Genomics” and “Human Biology”
Minor: Environmental Health

Carter White is a Science Gallery mediator at the MSU Museum, his primary responsibility is to talk to visitors about the current Science Gallery exhibit at the Museum "Tracked & Traced". Additionally, Carter assists with welcoming visitors at the new MSU Museum Welcome Center.

Learn more about Carter

Where are you from?
Rochester Hills, MI

What is you major and academic year?

What interested you in your position at with the Science Gallery at the MSU Museum?
I was very interested in becoming a mediator at the Science Gallery because I love the world of science and technology. I know that we live in a world today where lots of new, exciting, and scary things are being made everyday and I wanted to be right in the middle of the conversation. I really enjoy talking with guests from all different backgrounds about science and technology.

How long have you been working with the Science Gallery and the MSU Museum?
I started working with the museum in June of 2021 and had my first day of mediating in September 2021.

What is your favorite part of your work?
My favorite part of my work is talking with visitors about the "Tracked & Traced" exhibit. I love learning new information from them and listening to their reaction to some of the ways in which we can be tracked and traced.

What is your favorite exhibit at the MSU Museum?
As expected, my favorite exhibit would have to be the Science Gallery’s “Tracked and Traced” exhibit. However, if I had to choose another it would be Habitat Hall.

What do you do in your free time?
I love to watch and play soccer, football, and ice hockey with friends.

What is your dream job?
My dream job is to become a Genetic Counselor and work with families as they navigate difficult genetic conditions.

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