Gain IT experience … while getting paid and earning credit!

FUSION … a proven career pathway to a rewarding I.T. Career!

What is FUSION? 


  • Paid work experience (called a residency) during the Junior and Senior year of a bachelor’s degree in an IT field of study.
  • Designed for students who would like to earn a Bachelor’s degree in an IT related major with MORE experience.
  • Combines relevant classroom study with applied learning and relevant hands-on experience.
  • A proven pathway focused on rewarding careers in Information Technology.

The FUSION advantage

You will …

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree, which is  preferred by 98% of the employers who post IT jobs in Minnesota.
  • Develop both the technical and soft skills considered essential for success by IT employers.
  • Build a strong network with IT professionals working in IT areas of interest to you!
  • Acquire 6 to 9 months of IT career-related work experience before you graduate!

REGISTER TODAY for an upcoming FUSION Student Information Session (pick one):

Wednesday, September 13,  2-3 p.m.
Metro State University (St. Paul Campus)

New Main, Room L211
700 East 7th Street
St. Paul, Minnesota 55106

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Wednesday, September 20, 2-3 p.m.
Inver Hills Community College

Heritage Hall, Room 313
2500 80th St. E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076

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Wednesday, September 27, 2-3 p.m.
Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park Campus, Room D177
9000 Brooklyn Blvd
Brooklyn Park, MN 55455

Map IT

Wednesday, October 18, 2-3 p.m.
Century Community College

Room: E2314
3300 Century Ave North
St. Paul, MN 55110

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Signing up and registering for any FUSION session is easy!:

  1.  Go to IT Connect
  2. Create a user name and password
  3.  Create a new profile in IT Connect
  4. Click on EVENTS; and then click on WORKSHOPS
  5. Select one of the FUSION student information sessions
  6. Click “sign up” on the date that you want to go


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Contact Amy Lane, Director of FUSION at 612-659-7225 or