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Mankato-Based FPX Commits 700K to Internship Program at MSU

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Mankato-based FPX commits more than $700,000 over two years to Internship Program at Minnesota State Mankato.
 
The internship program provides students in Minnesota State University, Mankato's Computer Information Science Department real-world experience in the areas of software testing and development.

Project FPX began initially in August 2010, when FPX, LLC agreed to a three-year contract with Minnesota State Mankato.
 
 MSU Professor Mike Wells, says, "Everybody that has participated in the internship program has received full time employment when they graduates. So it's pretty important that they have this year or year and a half of real world experience on their resume. It really sets them apart from other people entering the job market."
 
Student interns in the program are given the opportunity to work 20 hours per week during the school year and 40 hours per week during the summer.