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Survey finds 3M the top place millennials want to work

MHTA — A survey conducted by the National Survey of High School Scholars found that 3M was the most preferred employer this year for millennial, beating Google. Mayo Clinic was ranked 13th and Microsoft was 14th.

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June 14, 2016 | Comments Off on Survey finds 3M the top place millennials want to work
AT&T presents a $20,000 donation to the MHTA Foundation to expand their Tech Experience Tours program and introduce underserved youth to STEM careers. Pictured L-R: Paul Weirtz, state president of AT&T Minnesota; Margaret Anderson Kelliher, MHTA President & CEO; and Tim Barrett, MHTA Director of STEM Education & Workforce Development.

MHTA Foundation Receives $20,000 AT&T Donation to Expand Tech Experience Tours Program

MHTA — The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) Foundation received a $20,000 AT&T donation today to help expand the Tech Experience Tours program that introduces underserved high school students to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professionals and careers.

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June 13, 2016 | Comments Off on MHTA Foundation Receives $20,000 AT&T Donation to Expand Tech Experience Tours Program

University of Minnesota launches 100th startup company commercializing technology developed through research

MHTA — The University of Minnesota announced today that it has launched 100 startup companies over the last 10 years based on technology developed through University research.

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June 7, 2016 | Comments Off on University of Minnesota launches 100th startup company commercializing technology developed through research
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Finding the right environment through SciTechsperience

MHTA — People tend to think of technology and the natural world as separate and unrelated matters. James Butler (above right), a junior studying environmental engineering at the University of Minnesota, doesn’t see it this way. James discovered his love for the natural world as a boy scout more than a decade ago, and remains committed to these values today as he begins a career in engineering. James is participating in the SciTechsperience Internship Program as a design intern at Edge Consulting Engineers, an engineering firm that specializes in wireless telecommunications.

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June 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Finding the right environment through SciTechsperience

Legislative Update: Governor Dayton signs budget bill with broadband and Angel Tax Credit funding, pocket-vetoes tax bill

MHTA — Since the Legislative Session ended last month, there has been a lot of discussion around its chaotic conclusion and whether or not Governor Dayton would sign the supplemental budget and tax bills.

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June 7, 2016 | Comments Off on Legislative Update: Governor Dayton signs budget bill with broadband and Angel Tax Credit funding, pocket-vetoes tax bill

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