Milwaukee-based Skills Pipeline and affiliated organization Startup Milwaukee are launching a new technology internship program to fill 45 roles at nine local firms.

Matt Cordio of Milwaukee Startup Week and Skills Pipeline.

The summer internships will be in software engineering/development; data science/analytics; sales and account management; digital design; marketing; customer service; and finance/operations.

Participating companies are Access HealthNet, Accelity Marketing, Aurora Health Care, Bright Cellars, Crescendo Collective, Hoffman York, Penrod, Rent College Pads and Scanalytics.

Skills Pipeline is a technology talent recruitment firm. Matt Cordio, founder and president of Skills Pipeline, said while tech firms consistently offer internships, there was a need for a program to connect the companies to the students. Read the full story here.