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About the program
- Develop Minnesota’s STEM workforce by providing hands-on experience to talented college students in dynamic Minnesota STEM industries.
- Keep talented STEM students in Minnesota after they graduate in order to strengthen and advance Minnesota’s knowledge-based economy.
- Businesses receive a dollar for dollar cash match up to 50% of the intern’s wages ($2,500 max), providing a low-cost solution for small and medium-sized companies that otherwise would not have access to qualified interns.
- Enables employers to find future employees, increase productivity and revitalize an organization with fresh perspectives and specialized skill sets.
Eligibility requirements for students:
- Must be a Minnesota resident at least 18 years of age
- Is in good academic standing (2.5 GPA)
- Is a technical college student (in second year of program), college junior or senior
- Must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college and in an approved high-tech curriculum (see Full Student Eligibility Requirements)
Getting Started:Before you enroll, you’ll need to collect the following items:
- An electronic copy of your current, official transcript
- Your resume.
Eligibility requirements for businesses:
- Must be a for-profit company eligible to conduct business in Minnesota
- Metro area companies must have fewer than 150 employees. Greater Minnesota companies must have fewer than 250 employees
- The internship must provide hands-on experience in the company’s industry
- Is doing business in one of the following industries:
- Aerospace and Defense
- Agriculture, Food, Forestry
- Biotechnology, Life Sciences and Health IT
- Engineering Services
- Fuels, Energy, Energy Management
- IT/Computer Technology
- Mining, Materials, Manufacturing and Processing
Getting Started:The following information is required to enroll:
- Federal Tax ID/EIN
Funding for SciTechsperience is made possible through a grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Learn more ›