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9-12 Grade Opportunities

9-12 Grade Opportunities

Jobs, Camps, Experiences, Scholarships and more


Employment and Experience Opportunities



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Minneapolis Convention Center Catering Company: Kelber Catering, Inc

  • Hiring for the following positions: cooks, bakers and cold food prep

  • Union - UNITE-HERE Local 17

  • $12.45 per hour start with a raise to take place 8/1/17

  • Meals and uniforms provided

Info & Application

Click on the “Employment Tab” and view each position


Currently Hiring



North Memorial Medical Center

  • Seeking MPS Students!

  • FOOD SERVICE WORKER - Dietary Aide

  • Hours range from 16-24 hours per week

  • $14.91/hour

  • Hours vary

  • Skills needed: customer service, reliability, ability to take direction, ability to work in a team, cashier experience a plus

Info & Application  here


Currently Hiring


Minneapolis Public Schools Plant Operations: CUSTODIAN

  • Seeking MPS Alumni!

  • Now hiring custodians

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Competitive salaries (start at $14.66/hour)

  • Benefits available

  • Must be 18+ with HS Diploma or GED

Info & Application


Currently Hiring


Senior Community Services

  • Seeking to hire a Lawn Care Worker (Seasons)

    • $16/hour

    • Must be 16+

  • Seeking to hire Home Repairer/ Painter

    • $17/hout

    • Flexible Schedule

  • Seeking to hire a House Cleaner

    • $13/hour

    • 20 hours/week

    • Must be 18+

    • Must pass background check

For more information

*Contact for Lawn, Repairer, or Painter

Bethany Sapp

*Contact for Housecleaner

Valerie Anderson



Currently Hiring


Teen Teamworks

  • Hiring a Youth Worker to be a part of 10 member team to perform outdoor duties

  • Must be 14-24 years old

  • Must be a Minneapolis resident

  • Biweekly work schedule; MW one week, TTH the next week, then alternating

  • Apps available March 13 - May20

  • Notifications May 26

  • Start work June 18

Application and info packet available in the CCC (246)

This job will begin June 19th and end August 18th

For questions contact: 612-370-3916 or 612-370-3917


Apply now!

Application closes May 20th


MNDOT (Minnesota Department of Transportation)

  • Seeking to hire a Metro Maintenance Summer Laborer (Temporary Position)

  • $15/hour

  • Must be 18+

  • Must have Valid Class D Drivers License

  • 40 hours/week - 7 am - 3:30 pm

  • Various locations available

  • Start June 15 - Aug 31

Send your resume to:

Rene Duffee

MnDOT Office of Human Resources

1500 W County Road B-2

Roseville, MN 55113

Phone: (651) 234-7424


Apply now!


Way to Grow

  • Hiring for Preschool Literacy Tutor position

  • Must be 18+ when job begins

  • Must have high school diploma or GED

  • Must be US citizen or permanent resident

  • Part time 20 hours/week

  • Stipend available

  • Education awad available

For more information:

Craig Allen

Phone: 612-267-6283


Info page available in CCC

Apply now!


Culinary Camp

Explore the exciting culinary industry at the NDSCS Culinary Intensive.

  • 4 days

  • Must be 16+

  • Interested in Culinary careers

  • June 11-15 or June 18-22

  • Limited to 15 participants

  • $50 non-refundable registration fee due with application

  • $100 fee due at beginning of camp

Info & Application:

Space is limited!


1st Deadline: May 30 for Session 1:

June 11-15

2nd Deadline: June 6 for Session 2:

June 18-22


Minnesota Children’s Museum

  • MCM is looking for students entering grades 9-12 to be a part of their Play Team - Students in Service Program

Due: May 5


RCMS Regional Center for Mathematics and Science

  • Current 10th grade students

  • Free 6-week program held at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

  • 2.3 GPA

  • Interest in math, science or engineering

  • Ability to be away from home and live on a college campus for a summer

  • Will be a first generation college student OR family meets the income requirement

Info & Application:


Due: April 14


Juliet Evans Nelson Scholarship

  • Current 11th grade student

  • Making a difference by volunteering

  • Planning to attend college in 2018

  • Application must be typed

  • Application template is available in CCC

  • Two letters of recommendation required

  • Essay required

*Applications in CCC

Due: April 21


First Step Summer Institute

St. Kate’s

  • Identify as a woman of color and/or Indigenous woman

  • Be enrolled in the 10th or the 11th grade and have at least a 2.75 grade point average (GPA)

  • Be interested in higher education

  • Demonstrate a willingness to make First Step your first priority

  • Complete the application

In this 4-day residential program, students gain a deeper sense of commitment to pursue higher education, a strong network of diverse, college-bound friends, a sense of support and encouragement from St. Kate's staff, faculty and students, more perspective on college living, and ultimately, increased self-esteem about their capacity to apply to and thrive in college.

Info & Application:

Due: April 14

2017 First Step Session Dates

Session I: June 19–22, 2017

Session II: June 26–29, 2017


Personal Finance Summer Institute

  • Current 9th, 10th and 11th grade students

  • Live in Twin Cities Metro

  • Priority given to students who are 1st generation to attend college, eligible for free/reduced lunch, students of color


  • Learn more about exploring your future career, paying for college, debt, savings, and credit.

  • Explore the University of Minnesota and visit a local company.

  • Hear from guest speakers from a variety of fields.

  • Lunch, breakfast, and bus passes provided each day!

  • Receive a certificate of completion from the University of Minnesota.

Info & Application:

*Applications in CCC

Due: April 1

Session held:

June 26-30


ThreeSixty Journalism Summer Camp

  • Complete your college essay

  • Learn how to use photos and words to tell your story

  • Engage with media professionals

  • Tour newsrooms

Camp takes place at University of St. Thomas

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 5:00 pm

Tuition Scholarships available for free/reduced lunch

Application and Information:

Tuition Information


Due: May 22

Space is limited!


Teen Teamworks Summer Jobs

  • Teen Teamworks helps Minneapolis teens ages 14-18 acquire relevant job skills

  • Hands-on Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board (MPBR) project work and training

  • Youth receive supervised on-the-job training, work readiness sessions, educational services

  • Earn a bi-weekly paycheck

Summer session

June 19-August 18

Application and information


Social Security number required for background check



Ann Bancroft Foundation

Girls Grant

  • Apply for a grant to help you pay for activity/enrichment fees, athletic fees, more.

  • Girls, grades 4-12

80% of applicants are awarded

Up to $500

Application and information

Due: April 1


Essay Contest

Why Character Matters Essay

Any student grade 9-12

Registration available online

600-750 word essay

Essay Prompt


20 winners


1st place: *13” MacBook Air

2nd place: iPad Air 2

3rd place: iPad Mini 4

4th place: Beats Solo 3 Wireless Headphones

5th place: Google Home

Other Winners: $50 Walmart Card

Application and Information

Due: April 15




Immediate Openings:

Part-time Package Handlers

  • Monday-Friday

  • Physical, fast paced

  • Employees are eligible for tuition assistance of up to $5,250 per year



BayPort Roofing

Now Hiring Sales Representatives!!

  • Must be a graduating senior

  • Unlimited income potential

  • No experience necessary

  • Sales training provided

  • Weekly/monthly cash performance bonuses

  • Full-time or part-time



Minneapolis Park & Rec Aquatics

  • Aquatic Attendant positions available

         *no experience necessary

  • Lifeguard positions available

        *must be certified



MN Association of Townships Scholarship

  • Current 11th grade students

  • Complete online application form

  • Submit 450-500 word written essay discussing this year’s topic

Information and application

Essay Prompt

All items must be submitted in one envelope and mailed to:

Minnesota Association of Townships Scholarship Program

P.O. Box 267

St. Michael, MN  55376

Due: May 1


Carleton College

Carleton Summer Science Institute offers six 3-week long pre-college programs where rising juniors and seniors live and learn in a welcoming community of peers. Students can earn up to 6 Carleton College credits. The Institute offers programs in topics such as:

  • Science

  • Computer Science

  • Writing

  • Humanities

  • Quantitative Reasoning

  • Language and Global Issues

Deadlines vary based on program dates.

For more information and to register go to



Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Summer Youth Mural Project is looking for people who are

  • Youth 14-19

  • Connected to Phillips/Whittier neighborhoods

  • Passionate about storytelling

  • Interested in public art

  • Able to work independently & with others

No mural experience necessary

June 20-August 17

Wednesdays and Thursdays 1:30pm - 4:30pm

For information and application:

Or email

Call 612-870-3104

April 17

*applications in the CCC