Silicon North Stars' partners provide the foundation to make this program possible for these students.

Fueled Collective

Fueled Collective is a shared workspace for growing businesses. We offer fully-furnished private and semi-private suites for groups, as well as dedicated desks and coworking memberships for individuals. Our plans give you access to multiple Fueled Collective locations, meeting venues and educational and social events.

The Academy of Information Technology

The Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) is a small learning community that offers high school students an opportunity to study computer networking systems and programming, earn college credit, and participate in job shadows and internships in preparation for college and the information technology industry.


STEP-UP trains and matches talented and diverse Minneapolis youth with paid summer internships at local employers. Over 230 employers, including government, corporate and non-profit businesses, offer valuable summer experiences to our interns. Since 2004, more than 18,000 young people have worked in a STEP-UP internship that gave them the opportunity to build vital 21st Century skills, expand their networks and allowed them to explore career pathways.

Washington Technology Magnet

Washington Technology Magnet is a 6-12th grade school located on the North End of Saint Paul, Minnesota. We hail from a long established neighborhood and draw students from across the Saint Paul School District. We are the Eagles. We are a community of learners representing communities from across the globe. We are founded on the belief that education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire. All students at Washington participate in an extended day program which provides enrichment, academic support, and athletics. Students enjoy an awesome spectrum from of learning from exploration to mastery. Washington is committed to ensuring growth in academic achievement for all students as they work to define themselves and their future.