Bloomington, Minnesota - Best City to Live and Work

  • Jobs in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, and Diagnostic Industries
  • Companies, Real Estate, Schools
  • Bloomington is part of Minnesota's (JOBS) Hennepin County, and is the third main city of the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington Metropolitan Statistical Area. Early settlers named the community after Bloomington, Illinois.

    Bloomington is a bedroom community with residential, business and industrial areas. It is home to the headquarters of several companies, including payroll and HR services firm, Ceridian, and manufacturer, Toro. For the average person, however, Bloomington is perhaps best known as the home of the Mall of America, the nation's largest entertainment and retail complex, which welcomes more than 43 million people annually.

    The state of Minnesota also has a wide variety of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies. To name a few, you will find Upsher-Smith Laboratories, Inc., Medtronic, Inc., Medisyn Technologies, Inc. , SurModics, Inc., MEDTOX Scientific, Inc., and Lifecore Biomedical, Inc.

    For more information about opportunities in Minnesota, visit The BioMidwestâ„¢ Hotbed community which highlights the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device industries in the area and keeps its audience abreast with the latest information about industry news and events throughout the region.

    Check out job opportunities by visiting the BioSpace Career Center. Here you will find the life sciences most premier career events which showcase an array of local employers. At the Career Center homepage you can even check out video to see what the career fair experience is like and hear what job seekers and employers have to say.

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    Information and Links  
    Career JOBS
    Government City of Bloomington
    Tourism Bloomington Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Weather The Weather Channel (Bloomington)
    Real Estate  
      Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors
      Bloomington CVB (Accommodations)
    Local News  
      Bloomington Sun-Current
      Star Tribune
      Pioneer Press
    Local Transit  
      Metro Transit
    Public Schools  
      Bloomington Public Schools
    Colleges + Universities  
      Augsburg College (Minneapolis)
      Bethel University (St. Paul)
      Century Community and Technical College (White Bear Lake)
      College of St. Catherine (Minneapolis)
      Concordia University Saint Paul
      Hamline University (St. Paul)
      Hennepin Technical College
      Macalester College (St. Paul)
      Metropolitan State University (St. Paul)
      Minneapolis Community and Technical College
      Normandale Community College (Bloomington)
      North Central University (Minneapolis)
      Northwestern College (St. Paul)
      Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (Twin Cities Campus)
      University of Minnesota Twin Cities
      Saint Paul College
      University of St. Thomas (St. Paul)
    More Information  
      Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce