Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science, and Technology Societies

BY THE Minnesota federation of engineering, science, and technology societies
  • STEM Communities
  • Leaderships Opportunities
  • Networking Opportunities

The Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science, and Technology Societies (MFESTS) is an umbrella organization comprised of engineering-related member societies within the State of Minnesota.  There currently are nineteen societies/chapters, representing approximately 6,000 individuals that are members of MFESTS.

Minnesota Federation of Engineering, Science, and Technology Societies


Students SciTechsperience

BY THE Scitech internship program
  • Paid Internships
  • Networking
  • Hands-on Experiences

SciTechsperience is a free, state-funded program that connects STEM college students to a wide variety of paid internships in small to mid-sized Minnesota companies. Qualified companies receive a wage match that covers 50% of a STEM intern’s wages (up to $2,500), so they have a huge incentive to hire students registered with SciTechsperience. At least 200 spots are available in 2019-2020!

Students SciTechsperience


Resources for Career and Technical Education Programs

by the CTE Coalition

We are proud to announce the formation of the CTE Coalition of world-class industry partners and CTE organizations. We have partnered to provide the resources necessary to keep your CTE programs moving forward in these unprecedented times with many schools temporarily closed to students. As you review the remote learning resources below, we recognize that this is an evolving challenge for schools and instructors. Please check this website periodically for additional guidance and resources that will likely evolve in the coming days and weeks.

Resources are provided by industry leaders including:

  • Autodesk
  • American Welding Society
  • camInstructor
  • Caterpillar and many others!

Keep CTE Moving


Skills Commons

BY THE Creative commons attribution 4.0 international license
  • Workforce Training Material
  • College Skills Courses
  • Employment Preparation

The US Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program created a free and open online library called SkillsCommons containing free and open learning materials and program support materials for job-driven workforce development. The Open Educational Resources (OER) can be found, reused, revised, retained, redistributed and remixed by an individual, institution, and industry for FREE with the proper attribution to the original author of the resources.

Skills Commons