Community Planning & Economic Development

Phone: (612) 673-5095
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Employer Information

Interested in Becoming a STEP-UP Employer?

Step-Up Program Brochure (pdf)

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Foundational, entry-level jobs for youth with limited work experience designed to develop skills and explore interests in preparation for future positions with STEP-UP Achieve. Youth, ages 14-21, work in nonprofit organizations. Most STEP-UP Discover interns are ages 14 or 15. To host a STEP-UP Discover intern at your organization (with wages paid by STEP-UP), contact Anna Peterson at 612-673-5234.  The deadline to be a 2014 STEP-UP Discover worksite has passed, please visit this page in December of 2014 for details on becoming a worksite in 2015.

2015 Discover Job Pledge Form (doc)

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Specialized work and training opportunities serving targeted populations, including recent immigrants and young people with special needs. Youth, ages 14-21, work in nonprofit organizations and schools. Contact Tammy Dickinson at 612-673-5041 for more information. The 2014 Explore Partner Application has closed, please visit this page in December of 2014 for details on becoming a partner in 2015.

2015 STEP-UP Explore Agency Application

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Career-oriented jobs for the most prepared STEP-UP interns who are seeking a professional experience and more challenging opportunities. Youth, ages 16-21, work in private sector businesses, public agencies and nonprofits. The program is led by AchieveMpls. To hire a STEP-UP Achieve intern at your business, contact Jeremiah Brown at 612-455-1562. 

Materials for STEP-UP Supervisors

2014 STEP-UP Employers

  • Accenture
  • AccessAbility, Inc.
  • Adventium Labs
  • Aeon
  • Afro Eco
  • Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America
  • American Chemical, Inc.
  • Applied Energy Innovations
  • The Art Shoppe
  • ArtiCulture
  • Asian Media Access
  • Augustana Care Corporation
  • Augustana Thomas T. Feeney
  • Axis Medical Center
  • Baby's Space
  • The Bachelor Farmer
  • Banyan Community
  • Best & Flanagan LLP
  • Bethel Lutheran Church
  • Birchwood Care Home
  • Boston Scientific
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities
  • Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
  • Camp TEKO
  • Campfire Minnesota
  • CAPI USA
  • Catholic Charities Northside Child Development Center
  • CenterPoint Energy
  • Children's Dental Services
  • Children's Hospitals and Clinics
  • Church of New Life Christian Ministries
  • City of Lakes Community Land Trust
  • Cleveland Neighborhood Association
  • Clockwork Active Media Systems
  • CLUES
  • CommonBond Communities
  • Community Involvement Programs
  • Confederation of Somali Community
  • Conflict Resolution Center
  • Cookie Cart
  • courageous heARTS
  • Crossroads Panorama - Youth Education Through the Arts
  • Cushman & Wakefield and NorthMarq
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • East Side Neighborhood Services
  • Ebenezer
  • ECHO
  • Environmental Justice Advocates of Minnesota (EJAM)
  • El Colegio/ Juventud Conectada
  • EMERGE Community Development
  • Faegre Baker Daniels
  • Fairview Health Services
  • Fallon Worldwide
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
  • Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt
  • First Congregational Church of MN UCC
  • Foley & Mansfield
  • Generation Next
  • Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
  • Goodwill Easter Seals
  • Grand Aspirations
  • Grassroots Solutions
  • Gray Plant Mooty
  • Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches
  • Greater MSP
  • Greater Twin Cities United Way
  • Guaranty Commercial Title, Inc.
  • HealthPartners
  • Hennepin County
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • HGA Architects and Engineers
  • High School for Recording Arts
  • High School Upward Bound
  • Hines
  • HIRED
  • Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association
  • Honeyshine
  • Hope Community
  • Horwitz NS/I
  • Hospitality House Youth Development
  • Hubbard Broadcasting
  • Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
  • iDream.tv
  • IKEA
  • Indigenous Peoples Task Force
  • Intermedia Arts
  • Jabbok Family Services
  • JAMF Software
  • Jordan Area Community Council
  • Juxtaposition Arts
  • Kaleidoscope Place
  • KBEM-FM Jazz 88
  • Kingfield Farmers Market
  • KMOJ-FM
  • Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
  • Kwanzaa Community Church Freedom School
  • Lao Assistance Center of MN
  • Larson Dental
  • Legal Rights Center, Inc.
  • Little Earth
  • Loaves and Fishes
  • Loppet Foundation
  • Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts
  • Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Co.
  • LymanDoran
  • M A Mortenson Company
  • MacPhail Center for Music
  • Management HQ
  • Masjid An-Nur, McKinsey and Co., Inc.
  • Meet Minneapolis
  • Memorial Blood Centers
  • Mentoring Partnership of MN
  • Mentoring Peace Through Art
  • Messiah Lutheran Church
  • Metropolitan Airports Commission
  • Metropolitan Council
  • Metropolitan Economic Development Association
  • Meyer & Njus, P.A.
  • MicroGrants
  • MIGIZI Communications, Inc.
  • MinnCAN: The Minnesota Campaign for Achievement Now
  • City of Minneapolis
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College Film Project
  • Minneapolis Community Education
  • Minneapolis Downtown Council
  • The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
  • Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Minneapolis Television Network
  • Minneapolis Workforce Centers
  • State of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Children's Museum
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
  • Minnesota State Services for the Blind
  • Minnesota Transition Charter School
  • Minnetonka Moccasin
  • Mueting, Raasch & Gebhardt
  • Multilingual Word
  • Neighborhood Health Source
  • Neighborhood Involvement Program, Inc. (N.I.P.)
  • Nemer Fieger
  • New Creation Baptist Church (The ARK)
  • Nilan Johnson Lewis
  • North Community YMCA
  • North Memorial Health Care
  • Northeast Farmers Market
  • Northside Residents Redevelopment Council,
  • Olu's Home, Inc.
  • On Demand Group
  • Open Arms of MN
  • PadillaCRT
  • PCL Construction Services, Inc.
  • The People's Center Medical Clinic
  • Phillips Eye Institute
  • Phyllis Wheatley Community Center
  • Pillsbury United Communities
  • Piper Jaffray
  • Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC)
  • Police Activities League (PAL)
  • Project for Pride in Living (PPL)
  • Rainbow Treecare
  • Redeemer Center for Life, Redeemer Health and Rehab Center
  • Reve Academy
  • Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP
  • Roosevelt Auto Program
  • RSP Architects, Ltd.
  • Sabathani Community Center, Inc.
  • Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Segue Café
  • Seward Co-op
  • Seward Neighborhood Group
  • Shiloh Temple International Ministries
  • Siemens
  • Simba Craftware
  • Smart Set
  • SMC Pros
  • Sojourner Truth Academy
  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
  • Southside Community Health Services
  • Star Tribune
  • State Farm Insurance
  • SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development
  • Stinson Leonard Street
  • Stone's Throw Urban Farm
  • Target Center
  • Target Corporation
  • TCF National Bank Minnesota
  • Teach For America-Twin Cities
  • Tech Guru
  • Temple Israel Early Childhood Center
  • Three Rivers Park District
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
  • TJ Maxx
  • Together Everybody Acknowledge More
  • Transition Plus
  • Tree Trust
  • Tunheim Partners
  • TurtleKing Ventures LLC
  • Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
  • Twin Cities Public Television
  • U.S. Bancorp
  • U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • UCare
  • Under Construction
  • Unisys Corporation
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota Upward Bound
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Upward Bound Vision Quest
  • Urban Strategies
  • Urban Arts
  • Vocational Outreach Services
  • Walker Art Center
  • WE WIN Institute, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo
  • West Broadway Business and Area Coalition
  • Wheel Fun Rentals
  • Wilderness Inquiry
  • Winthrop and Weinstine
  • Xcel Energy
  • YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
  • Youth Farm and Market Project
  • YouthCARE
  • YWCA of Minneapolis

 

Last updated May 6, 2015