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Get a 50 percent cash match on STEM intern wages – up to $2500 with the SciTech Internship Program

SciTech connects small Minnesota businesses with college STEM majors for paid internship experiences. 

  • Employers receive a wage match of 50% of the intern’s wages worth up to $2,500!
  • The program is free for employers and students.
  • At least 200 wage matches are available while supplies last on a first-come, first-hire basis.
  • Industries include:
    • 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 

To apply go to 

Questions? Contact SciTechsperience Program Director Becky Siekmeier, Minnesota High Tech Association at or 952-230-4241.