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August 21 2017

Over 800 STEP-UP interns, supervisors and supporters gathered at the Guthrie Theater on August 17 to celebrate another great summer internship season. Nearly 1,700 Minneapolis young people completed internships this summer with 230 Twin Cities employers.

July 13 2017

Lots of Minnesota companies are looking high and low for skilled welders. They have an ally in AchieveMpls.

June 7 2017

Media Release

$4 million, three-year grant will support Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) STEM and college readiness programs and AchieveMpls Career & College Centers in MPS high schools

April 26 2017

Candace is a busy college senior who's well on her way to earning her teaching license and master's degree in education at the University of Minnesota. She's also one of our dedicated Graduation Coach at her alma mater, Edison High School. 

March 20 2017

Nine blue-collar, private-sector union workers – carpenters, electricians, iron workers, concrete finishers and glaziers – connected with Roosevelt students at our recent Career Readiness Initiative speed-networking event.