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Empowering you to reach your dreams in the world of work and beyond.

Enroll today in CTE course 99201P and earn elective high school credit for exploring careers and building a personal career readiness portfolio. Students in this course, work at their own pace and develop skills and knowledge to succeed in the workplace. Successful completion of this student guide meets the pre-requisite requirement for students who wish to enroll in MPS course 99202 Work Experience and participate in paid and unpaid internships during the school day.

My Life Plan activities help MPS students in 6th-12th grade prepare for life beyond high school graduation. For more information about this graduation requirement, contact your school counselor.

Check out Pathful Explore (formerly known as VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW), a unique video-based career planning platform available to all MPS 6-12th grade students and staff.

Each year Achievempls summer STEP-UP internship program trains and places hundreds of MInneapolis high school youth in paid internships and other career opportuniites with over 200 Twin Cities employers.