April declared Tech Month in Minnesota
Governor Walz has proclaimed the month of April 2021 as Technology Month in Minnesota. It's a time to draw attention to the critical importance of Information Technology in Minnesota’s economy. Minnesota’s Department of Employment and Economic Development projects high demand for IT professionals in our state through 2028, and beyond!
The state of Minnesota is home to about 110,000 people working in Information Technology occupations. That’s about 3.8% of total employment in Minnesota, while the national average for such occupations is about 3.4%. The median hourly wage for IT careers is $42.71/hour, more than $20/hour higher than all other occupations in our state.
The April Tech Month interactive career events below feature growing opportunities in the Metro Region, and are now open for registration.
Get Skilled for a New Career in IT
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Join our state’s tech sector through a Zoom conversation and receive information on free, or low-cost, IT training opportunities in the Metro Region. To receive reminders, sign up here.
Metro Region Interactive Virtual Technology Career Fair
interact with employers at the Metro Region Interactive Virtual Technology Career Fair. This event kicks off with a key note address from Jeff Tollefson, President and CEO of the MN Technology Association. From 8:15-10 a.m., guests are welcome to meet, chat and interview with recruiters and hiring managers. Get started by creating a Career Fair Profile today.