SciTechsperience places first interns

A new internship program for college students in STEM disciplines – science, technology, engineering and math – and funded by a $150,000 Minnesota Science & Technology Authority (MnSTA) grant is drawing interest from businesses and students statewide.

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April 6, 2012 | Comments Off on SciTechsperience places first interns

Can systems dynamics help predict Minnesota’s future tech workforce needs?

MHTA – Is Minnesota producing enough qualified candidates to fill the technology jobs of today and tomorrow? It is a nagging question for company leaders, human resource specialists and educators. IT firms, in particular, continue to report difficulty placing candidates in jobs they currently have open.

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April 3, 2012 | Comments Off on Can systems dynamics help predict Minnesota’s future tech workforce needs?

Legislators look to end session

MHTA – Despite Minnesota legislators’ best efforts to adjourn this week, it is looking less likely that they will complete their work prior to the Easter/Passover break. This is good news for many of the initiatives included in MHTA’s legislative agenda because it means there is a greater opportunity for them to be included in final bills that are sent to the Governor.

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April 3, 2012 | Comments Off on Legislators look to end session

U of M collaborates on Census database

MHTA – A collaboration between the University of Minnesota and will create the largest database of detailed information about people and their households ever made available for scientific research.

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April 2, 2012 | Comments Off on U of M collaborates on Census database

Rosentone stresses business relations

MHTA – Steven Rosenstone, the new Chancellor of the Minnesota State pledge to deliver future innovators to Minnesota businesses in a speech to MHTA members. Rosenstone spoke to a diverse group of business leaders, educators and policy makers at St. Paul College and laid out his vision to educate Minnesota’s future workforce and partner with the business community.

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March 29, 2012 | Comments Off on Rosentone stresses business relations


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