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Minneapolis Employment and Training

City of Minneapolis Pathways Fund

The City of Minneapolis has established a fund to assist employers with recruiting, training or preparing un- or underemployed Minneapolis residents with the skills needed to fill positions in their business.

For more information please contact Michael Slezak at 612-673-5187.

Business/Employer Services & Tools

Minneapolis Employment and Training provides a variety of tools and resource links to assist Minneapolis businesses with employment, training and talent recruitment.

Register to Exhibit at the April 18th IT Career Hiring Fair

Employer are cordially invited to exhibit at an upcoming IT Careers Hiring Fair, at 800 West Broadway, in Minneapolis. We’re hosting this April 18th event as part of our Minneapolis Tech Month. This exciting career fair will provide you with an opportunity to meet available IT candidates at the North Minneapolis CareerForce location.

Exhibitors are welcome to arrive at noon for a one-hour workshop, featuring an overview of the new on-line platform. Employer participation is free of charge, and the career fair portion runs from 1-3 p.m. To RSVP, please contact Marie Larson at 612-673-5292.

Recruitment, Hiring, Training, and Retaining Talent

Recruit and Retain Your Workforce  

Minneapolis Employment and Training and its provider network can:

  • Screen and refer qualified, recently trained, diverse applicants
  • Broadcast job opening quickly and for free:

Employers access career fairs, services, and resources to attract, grow, and retain talent:

  • Exhibit at job fairs to meet candidates for your open positions
    • Contact Marie Larson, Industry Relations Manager, at 612-673-5292
  • Create customized training and apprenticeships for your current and future workforce: 
    • MN PIPELINE Grants to train incumbent workers
    • Apprenticeship information at MN Department of Labor and Industry
    • Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grant
  • Business/Employer Services & Tools: Inclusive Hiring Guide
  • Mentor Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

Business Assistance and Resources

Additional Resources

Contact Marie Larson at 612-673-5292 to learn how Minneapolis Employment and Training can help support your business.



Last updated Sep 21, 2020



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