Michigan State University

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

Kelsey Swanson

Science Gallery Mediator

Majors: Biomedical Laboratory Science and Neuroscience

Kelsey Swanson is a Science Gallery mediator at the MSU Museum, and her primary responsibility is to talk to visitors about the current Science Gallery exhibit at the Museum "Tracked & Traced".

Learn more about Kelsey

Where are you from?
Charlevoix, MI

What is you major and academic year?
5th year Senior

What interested you in your position at the MSU Museum?
I got an email from MSU about a cool job opportunity as a mediator for Science Gallery, and it sounded like a fun job!

How long have you been working with the MSU Museum?
Since September, when the Gallery opened.

What is your favorite part of your work?
Interacting with guests, and educating them about the inner workings of surveillance.

What is your favorite exhibit at the MSU Museum?
Probably Science Gallery – "Tracked and Traced", it’s unique and will never be replicated again!

What do you do in your free time?
When I’m home, I spend time at the beach looking for Petoskey Stones with my dog, Anfield. But I love watching Detroit sports (Pistons, Lions), Seattle Kraken hockey, and most of all, Liverpool FC English football.

What is your dream job?
I aspire to become a clinical researcher studying neurogenetics and psychological disorders.