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Startup Applications are Open for the 2021 MacNest Summer Internship Program

What to know about the 2021 MacNest Summer Internship Program:

  • The MacNest Summer Internship Program funds Macalester students to take unpaid remote internships with early-stage Twin Cities startups
  • Participating startups will gain a full-time intern for 10 weeks — May 17 through July 23
  • Any startups that have been in business for 0-3 years can apply
  • The 2021 MacNest Summer Internship Program is seeking startups that can provide:
    • A substantial, meaningful, and challenging learning situation for the student.
    • An environment that allows the student to understand multiple facets of the organization, its operations, and the field at large.
    • Close attention and guidance to fully engage the student for the duration of the program.
    • An experience that enriches the student’s learning about entrepreneurship in the Twin Cities.
  • Applications are open and are due by 8:00 a.m. CST on Tuesday, February 16

We spotlighted the students of the 2020 MacNest Summer Internship Program here on


Alex Skjong
Alex oversees the content produced for BETA, Twin Cities Startup Week, and When he’s not writing or editing, there’s a good chance he’s enjoying a refreshing brew and explaining the merits of heavy metal (of which there are many).