Welcome your top candidates to Greater Mankato!
Greater Mankato Growth now makes it easy for you to greet your interview candidates or new employees with a welcome gift basket or gift bag full of community information and local products that show off our great community. Studies show that job seekers are not just looking for a good career opportunity, but are looking for a good community to live in.
Order your Welcome Basket or Welcome Gift Bag here. (Please allow a week notice and provide us delivery details.)
Resources for Recruitment
Advertise Your Open Positions
There are several tools available to advertise your position openings.
The Free Press Classified
Minnesota State University, Mankato MavJobs
Rasmussen College Jobs
South Central College Jobs
Southern Minnesota Help Wanted
Mankato Craigslist Employment
Home Magazine Employment
Hire a Hero
Connect with Talented Students
Internship Connections | 507.385.6640 | Find out who to connect with at area higher education institutions to find our next intern.
Career Fairs and Campus Connecting Activities See a list of local career fairs, expos, summer job fairs, mock interview days, and more special events.
SciTechsperience is an exciting internship program that creates the opportunity for Minnesota businesses to work with talented higher education STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students to develop solutions for real world challenges. Planning to Hire an Intern for the Summer? Interested in a 50% cash match on the intern's wages?
SciTechsperience is a program that coordinates science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) internship opportunities for small and medium-size Minnesota businesses. If you have a for-profit business with less than 100 employees and are doing business in one of the STEM industries, you may be eligible to participate in SciTechsperience. Qualifying companies receive a dollar for dollar matching stipend for up to 50% of the intern's wages, capped at $2,500 on a first come, first hire basis while funding is available. Help Minnesota enhance its STEM workforce by creating hands-on learning opportunities for college students while increasing your company’s productivity in an affordable way. Learn more about the program here. There are 22 matching stipends remaining, and 6 of these are reserved for Greater Minnesota companies.
Market Greater Mankato’s Affordability to Prospective Employees
Give potential employees from outside the area another reason to choose your business as their next employer. You can let them know about how affordable it is to live here, compared to other areas of the country, with our handy online “Cost of Living Index Calculator". From the price of a loaf of bread to housing costs, this tool will provide valuable information for both you and your employees.