MHTA — “Getting a foot in the door for this first internship is one of the hardest things I’ve ever done,” Ben Meyer told his classmates. Meyer (left) and his friend Shawn Hong (right) were both juniors majoring in Biomedical Engineering at the U of M when they applied to the SciTechsperience Internship Program last winter.
Tales of Two Biomedical Interns
Field Nation names Tim Giehll to new executive vice president role
Field Nation, the leading marketplace platform for contingent and on-demand workforce management, has named Tim Giehll to the newly created role of executive vice president, platform eco-system. Giehll will oversee the Field Nation platform eco-system that independent contractors and businesses use to engage, connect and get work done.
Comcast Business expands network in Twin Cities
MHTA — Comcast Business announced the expansion of its Twin Cities fiber network backbone, bringing the company’s business services to more customers in the metro area, including businesses along Nicollet Mall.
SciTech interns work shoulder to shoulder with pros on US military project
MHTA — “This internship is helping me prepare immensely for my first job out of school,” exclaimed Rachel Kristofferson, a computer science major at Augsburg College, when asked about her SciTechsperience internship at EXB Solutions this past summer. “I think this has really exceeded what I expected out of an internship, to be able to work on the tests and to have such great people to ask questions. I’ve learned so much. I feel like I’ve learned more this summer than I have even in school.”
New Electrifying Exhibit Opens at The Bakken Museum
MHTA — The Bakken Museum will be celebrating the opening of its newest exhibit, Elecropolis, on October 10. This new exhibit for families with children ages 4 and up invites children to light up a miniature city with energy they make themselves. Electropolis highlights how things worked and how things were in Minneapolis in the 1930s when electricity was changing the city.