Minnesota State University, Mankato

About This Location

The office at Minnesota State University, Mankato has been providing real-world experience to students since 2006. In the summer of 2009, the office nearly doubled in size to 2000 square feet.

Majors recruited from:
  • Information Technology
  • Computer Information Science
Maverick Software Consulting

1600 Warren St Suite 19B
Mankato, MN, 56001

Type of Work

Build A Solid Foundation

Students at this location gain in-depth experience that consists of:

Agile Methodology:

Students participate in an agile development process including daily scrums, regular standups, planning and iteration retrospective meetings and interface functionality demonstrations

Interpersonal Skills/Communication:

Students learn to communicate with diverse audiences with varying degrees of technical knowledge, learning to ask questions and provide information based on who they are interacting with. Communicating through various mediums gives the opportunity to improve written, verbal, and presentational skill sets.

Enterprise Level Development Environment:

Students implement and expand on the knowledge gained in classes by creating and maintaining code bases for large scale development and quality assurance teams. They work in a variety of languages and technologies including: Java, C#, Ruby, JavaScript, SQL, XML, regex, Selenium, TFS, and Git.


Students are given the opportunity to interact with co-workers globally, developing an understanding of how to communicate with diverse groups and individuals.

Number of students currently enrolled in recruited majors

Number of students employed by Maverick at Mankato since inception

Client projects in play at any given time

Employer Testimonials
Simple, Easy, Perfect. Says Ken Heckmann of the Maverick Program!
Client Testimonial Series Featuring Ken Heckmann, Senior Manager of Engineering at Symantec
Intern Profile
Maverik Student at University of MN-Twin Cities
  • Name: Madison Hennig
  • Degree Program: Computer Science
  • Planned Graduation Year Graduate, working at Medtronic
Madison's Picture