Colleges and Programs
Minnesota Management and Budget, Career Path and Families – This is a super helpful webpage on the State of Minnesota website. Career paths are divided into families (or clusters) of related work for your in depth analysis. A very thorough definition of the work category within the family is provided.
Minnesota Employment and Economic Development, Occupations in Demand – This is a very interesting webpage that you may just want to take a look at before embarking on that four year degree program; or, before determining a career path you would like to pursue. This list is long and extensive but, more importantly, displays the occupations in most demand in the state of Minnesota. Of even greater help, relative to information to add to your arsenal for career determination, may be the median wage, projected 10 year growth, education required and on-the-job time in training.
Job Seekers and Career
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Apprenticeships – If you are interested in the trades job sector for a career, this website may be a great start for you. In addition to the fact that apprenticeships often lead to rewarding careers and flexible work-life balance, they also offer customized and hands-on experience to add to your potential wage earning arsenal.
Minnesota Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.
Minnesota Creative Job Search – Here is a guide, sponsored by the state of Minnesota, which is friendly and concise yet thorough in its process in walking you through a search for employment.
Minnesota IT Services, Jobs – Not an extensive list of job opportunities here, but you just might get lucky and come upon the one that you have been looking for. MNIT employees play an important role in the technical infrastructure Minnesotans depend on and refer to on a daily basis.
Leadership and Development
Minnesota Technology Association – Through respected programs, educational opportunities and networking events, members of this organization can progress their careers and lead the charge in advancing tech-related public policy issues. Built on the foundational belief that Minnesota’s technology-driven companies achieve the greatest success when there is access to exceptional talent, dedicated public policy advocates and a part of an innovative, inclusive technology community.
Minnesota Business Alliance – As a small business owner, you don’t have to be told about the multitude of challenges you face every day like stifling regulations and excessive taxes and fees. You may also feel your voice isn’t being heard…..’If only the policy makers better understood my daily challenges of being a small business owner.’ The goal of this organization is to provide a unified voice in order to improve the small business owner climate in Minnesota.
Minnesota Library Association – This organization serves the comradery of its members by facilitating educational opportunities, supporting strong ethical standards, providing legislative assistance and fostering year-round opportunity for connecting the library community and various constituencies.
Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
Minnesota Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs - Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.
The American Legion – Minnesota – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.