The Land of 10,000 Lakes and gophers, Minnesota is one of the most literate states in the country. Minnesota is known for its friendly culture, with many citizens participating in cultural events, local government, and neighborhood activities. With various outdoor opportunities, like hiking and walking outdoors, as well as nationally-famous health clinics like the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota is considered one of the healthiest states in the nation.
Minnesota's economic identity is vibrant, with many citizens employed in health care, forestry, agriculture, service, mining, energy, technology, and education.
Minnesota is also known culturally for its fine arts scenes, state fairs, and the term “Minnesota Nice”, which is the stereotypical nice behavior many citizens in the state display. What's “nice” about the state is that they are ranked 1st for Electromedical Equipment Manufacturing.
Here is a partial list of the larger employers in Minnesota that hire engineering professionals: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Target Corp., Best Buy Co. Inc., Supervalu Inc., 3M Co., U.S. Bancorp, Medtronic Inc., General Mills Inc., Mosaic Co., Xcel Energy Inc., C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Hormel Foods Corp., Ecolab Inc., St. Jude Medical Inc., Nash Finch Co., and Alliant Techsystems Inc.