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Practice taking tests online, including SAT, ACT, TOEFL, adult basic skills, civil service, law enforcement, military, EMS, postal services, firefighter, and U.S. citizenship. more info.

Available on Library workstations onlyMinnesota Career Information System (MCIS)
Set career goals, build a resume, search for jobs, and plan your education path with this database. Resources include occupation descriptions, job search tools, college information sources including financial aid planning. Data provided is Minnesota specific. Available only on library workstations. more info.



American Indian OIC 
American Indian youth can get help with job placement and work readiness.

Center for Families | Goodwill/Easter Seals 
African immigrant youth can find support and job training here.

Cookie Cart 
Teens ages 14-17 from North Minneapolis can get a first paid job experience in this retail/commercial bakery on West Broadway.  Call or stop in and request an application from the bakery manager.

East Side Neighborhood Services: Youth Programs 
Offers paid and unpaid internships, job counseling, and volunteer and training opportunities.

EMERGE Workforce 
EMERGE's Youth Employment program works with youth ages 14-21, and offers individualized job placement and job retention services to teens and young adults.

Employment Action Center 
Check out the Youth & Young Parents, and the Youth Job Links for programs and job listings.

Free Bus Rides for Minneapolis Youth 
From noon to 8 p.m. Monday thru Friday, a north Minneapolis bus route is available to those who register for it.  For ages 9 to 18, and younger kids can ride with an adult or a babysitter who is at least 13 years old.

Goodwill / Easter Seals 
Youth employment and training for teens 14 and up.

HIRED: Youth Services 
Job opportunities for out-of-school youth 18 and older.  Program eligibility varies so click on the "contact" link to find out more.

Job Corps 
Help to pursue career technical training or advance to college. Get free training if you are 16-24 years old and meet the program's income qualifications.

Library Subject Guide: Jobs & Careers 
Use the Hennepin County libraries to research careers, apply for financial aid, and hunt for jobs.

MN Minimum Wage Laws 
How much will you get paid at your job? Depends on how big the company is...

MN Work Force Centers Locations 
Apply for jobs and explore careers at these centers. Many of these centers have special areas called "The Zone" to help teens and young adults. Closest centers include North Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park, South Minneapolis and Bloomington.

Pillsbury United Communities 
Check out your neighborhood center's youth & teens programs here.  At Waite House, youth ages 14-21 can meet with an employment counselor for help with resumes and job applications.

Reach One Teach One 
Parental permission required.  For teens ages 13-18.  Get trained in reproductive health and get a stipend for each educational contact you make with a fellow teen.

Science Museum of Minnesota Youth Job Opportunities 
Teens grades 10 and up can explore job and internship opportunities here.

Summit Academy OIC 
Get job training for careers in construction, healthcare, and more. High school juniors and seniors can earn high school credits while learning a trade at a post-secondary vocational school.

Tree Trust Work Programs 
Economically disadvantaged youth ages 14-21 can find jobs in conservation, landscaping, and construction.  Includes summer employment as well as year-round opportunities.

Youth Rules! 
Info on Federal and State rules for teen employment such as what hours you can work, what jobs you can work, and how to prevent workplace injuries.

YouthLEAD from YouthCare 
If you've attended Camp Sunrise you can participate in YouthLEAD to develop your employment and leadership skills.

Last updated: Jan. 29, 2014
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