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Applications - CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

What you need to know,

  • Your Program, Your Way - STEP-UP give you the flexibility of choice. Our Career Pipelines in three key industries (Health, STEM, and Finance) provides optional year-round career development opportunities through targeted training, career exposure events, and industry-recognized certification programs.
  • Kickstart Your Career -  You have the power to shape your future career this summer. We work with 230 different businesses, from around the Twin Cities, to help you explore what's possible. 
  • Earn Good Money - Did you know you that through STEP-UP, you can earn anywhere between $1350 - $5000 this summer! If money is your motivation, look no further.
  • Unlock Your Potential - Through an internship, you'll quickly discover new skills and talents that you never knew you had.   

Applications are now available (Application deadline is on February 10th at midnight). Don't wait, APPLY TODAY. Got questions? We have answers. Text your school contact, Matthew Vue at 612-400-7863.

About the City of Minneapolis STEP-UP Program

Since 2004, STEP-UP has successfully matched over 24,000+ internships throughout the Twin Cities area. City of Minneapolis STEP-UP program

One of the country's premiere youth employment programs, STEP-UP  places 1500 Minneapolis youth (ages 14-21) each year in paid internships with 230 top Twin Cities companies, nonprofits, and public agencies, providing work readiness training, on-the-job experience, professional mentors, advanced career opportunities and ongoing support.


Next steps...

  • Once you've applied, make sure you check back for updated training dates and time! 
  • STEP-UP created a roadmap/ timeline to help you understand the steps to becoming a 2017 intern this summer!
  • Do you need help writing a resume or are you looking to add addition information? Check out the resume samples from our STEP-UP Handbook. 




PDF STEP-UP Resume Handbook   --  Use this handbook to boost your resume, or build one for the first time!
PDF STEP-UP Roadmap   --  Use this to help you understand the next step in the process for becoming a 2017 STEP-UP Intern.