SciTech site visit yields nice surprise

MHTA – Anyone who’s ever tried to keep track of college students after graduation knows what a challenge it can be to keep up with where they are professionally. Last Thursday, SciTechsperience Program Director, Becky Siekmeier, visited Intertech, an IT consulting and training company in Eagan, to meet the company’s current SciTech intern, Saed Abdi (above right). Upon arriving, Siekmeier was delighted to be met in the lobby by a former SciTechsperience intern, Nick Rubey (above left).

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December 16, 2014 | No Comments ›

The Nerdery launches local school for software engineers

MHTA – Twin Cities-based custom software company The Nerdery has launched Prime Digital Academy, a school for software engineers. Prime will feature an intense, immersive accelerated learning program dedicated to helping smart, driven learners get up to speed for entry-level jobs in software engineering.

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December 15, 2014 | No Comments ›

Persistent Talent Shortage May Hinder Hiring Plans of Technology Companies, New Survey by TECNA and MHTA Reveals

MHTA – Technology companies across the country say they intend to hire new staff over the next 12 months, but those plans may be sidetracked by a continuing shortage of qualified tech talent, according to a new survey released today by the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA) and the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA)

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December 11, 2014 | No Comments ›

Support Computer Science Education Week – Three ways to get involved!

This week marks Computer Science Education Week Dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science, the week was chosen to recognize the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.

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December 9, 2014 | No Comments ›

Student uses Twitter, SciTechsperience to Find IT Internship

“She got the job because she Tweeted.” That was the first thing Karl Becker said about his company’s SciTechsperience intern, Sabrina Fiester, during a site visit at CoCo St. Paul last Wednesday. Becker is the CTO of Third Iron, a company he cofounded with Kendall Bartsch and John Seguin in 2011.

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December 9, 2014 | No Comments ›


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