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STEP UP Summer 2023 Job Applications due Feb. 14

Step Up

Apply for a Step Up job for this summer! Step Up is for Minneapolis youth ages 14-21, and helps them explore great careers, build professional skills and connections, earn real money and academic elective credit. This summer Step Up is offering in-person opportunities, remote internships and an online Career Exploration Program. Apply for Step Up by February 14th! Application support is available in the Career and College Center. Students who participated in Step Up last summer should use their personalized link that was emailed to them. 

Additional Info:

Step Up is offering two pathways for paid summer career development opportunities: paid in-person or remote summer internships & a paid summer online Career Exploration Program for all participants who complete their assigned training and are not matched to an internship.   

Level 1 interns (14 or 15 years old by June 1, 2023) will be paid $12.91/hr. 

Level 2 interns (16-21 years old by June 1, 2023) will be paid at least $15.19/hr. 

All participants – regardless of age – who complete the summer Career Exploration Program and are not matched to an internship can earn up to $600 and eligible participants may earn elective academic high school credits. 

Eligibility requirements 

To be eligible, young people must: 

  • Be 14-21 years old by June 1, 2023 
  • Be eligible to work in the U.S. by June 1, 2023 
  • Not be in college (PSEO is OK) 
  • Live in the city of Minneapolis, and 
  • Meet family income guidelines or other criteria