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Michigan colleges produce exceptional talent, perfect for the state’s large number of innovative, growing companies. Michigan STEM Forward is a statewide program of Michigan Economic Development Corporation that matches students attending Michigan colleges and universities with internship opportunities at the state’s leading innovative companies. Companies do not have to be in a specific industry, but all internships must be STEM-focused. STEM Forward provides students meaningful career experience and promotes job retention in the state, while providing financial support to companies who hire these interns.
By participating in the STEM Forward internship program, companies can review resumes from the state’s top aspiring talent. Financial assistance for qualifying companies may be available.
STEM Forward participating companies must be:
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Complete a company application to begin your partnership with Michigan STEM Forward.START HERE
Once we have all of this information, our payroll administrator (Strategic Staffing Solutions) will reach out with a welcome packet to set up your company and the interns for payroll and billing.
To be eligible to participate in STEM Forward, your company must be:
Depending on program demand, not everyone will receive an award. Companies applying to participate in STEM Forward will be evaluated according to several key criteria, including the following:
Please reach out to MEDC at email@example.com with any questions.