College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota
College of Science and Engineering

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Discover your potential in the Twin Cities

The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is ranked among the country’s most desirable places to live and provides an exciting and comfortable home for College of Science and Engineering students. As a major hub of commerce and industry—especially in computer technology, medical devices, consumer products, and other high-tech areas—the Twin Cities is home to many Fortune 500 companies offering internship and job opportunities located minutes from campus.

Many Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in the Twin Cities. They include:

  • 3M
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Best Buy
  • General Mills
  • Medtronic
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Target
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • CHS Inc.
  • U.S. Bancorp
  • Land O'Lakes
  • Xcel Energy
  • C. H. Robinson Worldwide
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Mosaic
  • Ecolab
  • Nash-Finch
  • Alliant Techsystems

The Twin Cities is welcoming, diverse, and sophisticated. With its rich and varied calendar of cultural, social, and sporting events, the Minneapolis area offers something for every taste. To learn more, visit the Admissions website and sign up for a visit.