STEP-UP Achieve Intern at the Minneapolis Foundation
“I'm learning how to be a professional at The Minneapolis Foundation," Shahmar says. “Those are skills I can’t learn as easily by working at the mall or McDonald's." For a person my age I've been able to gain experience and work with people who are doing stuff that normally a teenager wouldn’t be doing. It really does show me what I want for my future.”
STEP-UP Achieve intern Emma spent a great summer with RSP Architects in Northeast Minneapolis. Not only did Emma work in a beautiful historic building, but she also learned the ins and outs of a career field that she wants to pursue after graduation.
STEP-UP Achieve Alum and former intern at Xcel Energy and Wells Fargo
When Malik walked into the AchieveMpls Career & College Center at Patrick Henry High School to find a summer job, he found a great job and so much more. His story is just one example of the incredible, passionate and motivated students that we serve every day, thanks to your support.
STEP-UP Achieve Intern at Minnesota Department of Revenue
Dominique’s career aspirations make his internship experiences all the more exciting. “I’ve always known that I wanted to do something with military service, and talking to the people I work with this summer is really helping me think about what exactly I want to do.”
STEP-UP Achieve alum Hassan founded a medical device company after gaining great experience as an intern at Allina Health. "I highly recommend STEP-UP to any young person who is interested in learning more about the professional world and getting a jump-start on a great career.”
Cheng is a poised young man, mature far beyond his years. His CenterPoint Energy supervisors were thrilled with his impeccable punctuality, consistently positive attitude, and high quality of work that far exceeded expectations.