Minneapolis Career Seeker Bulletin

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Welcome to CareerForce!

Throughout the state, Minnesota’s WorkForce Centers are changing their name to CareerForce. Over the coming months, each CareerForce location is changing its signs, business cards and flyers. But far more than that is changing. CareerForce is rolling out changes to enhance the services we provide to career seekers, employers and our communities. CareerForce is bringing the state’s entire workforce system under one name. This makes CareerForce Minnesota’s only unified talent development and matchmaking resource. We have an extensive network of partners throughout the state and together, we’re dedicated to delivering prosperous outcomes for career seekers, employers, communities and for Minnesota. Anyone is welcome to access our many innovative programs and services at CareerForce locations located throughout the state or on CareerForceMN.com.

Minneapolis Career Seeker Bulletin - January 2019


Now Hiring

City of Minneapolis: TeamMinneapolis View all jobs and apply online

Career Search Events

CareerForce Job Search and Career Planning Events


  • Employer of the Day - Transamerica
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019
    10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Hennepin County South Minneapolis Human Service Center
    2215 East Lake Street, #122
    Minneapolis, MN 55407
  • Flyer


  • Accelerate Your Job Search with LinkedIn!
  • Thursday January 10, 2019
  • 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Wooddale Church - EDINA CAMPUS
  • 5532 Wooddale Ave. S.
  • RM 300 (Third Floor)
  • Edina, MN 55424
  • Tickets>> here


  • MLK Holiday Diversity Career Fair
  • Monday January 21, 2019
  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • U.S. Bank Stadium - West Plaza
  • 401 Chicago Ave
  • Minneapolis, MN  55415
  • Register>> here


  • Job Development Career Fair
    Monday, February 4, 2019
  • 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central (2nd floor)
    300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis 55401
  • February career fair flyer (PDF)


Training Opportunities

Minneapolis Community Education - Registration starts January 3rd

Science Museum Computer Classes

Job Hunting Online class Jan 7 >> Register.


Avivo Career Training

Minneapolis Adult Education (formerly ABE)

CLUES - Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio 

Eastside Neighborhood Services


Manufacturing Foundations (key skills: forklift operation & OSHA 10)  Class A CDL drivers’ license -ongoing start dates

Goodwill Easter Seals

HIRED Career Training

Lutheran Social Services (LSS)

  • Employment Empowerment January 7- 25
  • Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy January 9-23
  • Register

PPL Career Training

Takoda Institute Training

Apprenticeship Opportunity


Sprinkler Fitters Local 417 is now taking applications.

To learn about Sprinkler Fitters go to: https://www.local417.com/

To apply to the Sprinkler Fitters Local 417 apprenticeship program go to: https://www.local417training.com/applications

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Job Listings

CareerForceMN View thousands of job listings from private employers statewide.

Job Connect Connecting Workforce Professionals, Career Seekers and Employers.

Minnesota Council of Non-Profits Job Board A tool that career seekers can use to view hundreds of nonprofit jobs that match their qualifications and employers can post their latest nonprofit openings.

Hennepin County Search for job openings in Hennepin County.

City of Saint Paul Apply for current employment opportunities open to the public.

jobsinminneapolis.com Use the right resources, tools and services to help get the job you want.

CareerOneStop Manage your career and your pathway to career success.

USAJOBS Search for federal government jobs throughout the country.

CAREERwise Discover tools and resources for a successful job hunt.

State of Minnesota Explore career opportunities and potential for career advancement in Minnesota

Employment and Training Programs

City of Minneapolis Employment and Training

City of Minneapolis Employment and Training administers a variety of employment and training programs under the direction of the Mayor, City Council, and Minneapolis Workforce Development Board. Our programs:

  • Minneapolis Works - Assistance finding a job for low-income, Minneapolis residents ages 18 and older.
  • WIOA Adult - Employment and training services to eligible adults 18 and over who are looking to gain skills and employment in healthcare, IT, manufacturing, construction or administrative services.
  • Minneapolis Youth Works - Assistance with high school completion, work preparation or employment goals for Minneapolis Youth ages 14-21.
  • Dislocated Worker Program - Comprehensive services for those who have lost their job through no fault of their own for adult ages 18 and older.


There are two CareerForce locations in Minneapolis. Each offers knowledgeable staff to guide you, essential tools for job search success, and free services including: 

  • Computer Labs
  • Skills Assessment
  • Information on Career Transition
  • Career Counseling and Planning
  • Access to Free Training and Certifications
  • Resume Writing and Interview Assistance
  • Veterans Programs

CareerForce Minneapolis North
800 West Broadway
Minneapolis, MN 55411

CareerForce Minneapolis South
777 East Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407


About this Newsletter

The Career Seeker Bulletin is a monthly e-newsletter by the City of Minneapolis in partnership with CareerForce and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). Equal Opportunity Employer and Program Provider. If you have any questions, please contact  Linda DeHaven

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact Linda DeHaven at 612.673.5294. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 agents at 612-673-3000. TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626. 

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