Could your company benefit from a talented STEM intern?

Internships are a great way to showcase your business to aspiring talent.  The SciTechsperience program will match you with a talented college science, technology, engineering or math student.  In addition, they will pay a 50% cash match on the intern’s wages.  Read below to learn more:

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Could your company benefit from a talented STEM intern? 

Receive a 50 percent cash match
on your intern's wages –
up to $2500 through SciTechsperience

SciTechsperience is a free, statewide, state-funded internship program that connects small for-profit Minnesota businesses with talented college STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students. 

Participating companies receive a wage reimbursement of 50 percent of the intern's wages up to $2,500.

What's New?

  • Companies located anywhere in Minnesota with less than 250 employees worldwide may participate
  • Graduate students are now eligible for the program
  • More than 325 reimbursements are available now on a first-come, first hire basis
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Eligible Companies:

  • Are for-profit, registered and conducting business in Minnesota
  • Have fewer than 250 employees worldwide world wide
  • Offer an internship that offers hands-on STEM industry experience
  • Are doing business in one of the following industries:
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Agriculture and Food Science
  • Biotechnology, Life Sciences and Health IT
  • Engineering Services
  • Fuels, Energy, Energy Management
  • IT/Computer Technology
  • Mining, Materials, Manufacturing and Processing 

For more information and to apply go to 

Want to know more? Check out this short webinar or contact SciTechsperience Program Director Becky Siekmeier, Minnesota High Tech Association at or 952-230-4241.

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Posted on January 3, 2018 .