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Work and Learn Coordinator - JCC, Windom and Worthington Schools

The Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council (PIC) received $50,000 in LYFT Pathways funding to provide work-based learning opportunities to students enrolled in Jackson County Central, Windom Area Schools and Worthington Area Schools in partnership with champion employers (AGCO, Bedford Industries, Toro) and Greater Twin Cities United Way and Southwest Initiative Foundation.

Serving as a liaison between high schools and the business community, the Work and Learn Coordinator will help students gain a deeper understanding of potential careers through interviews, job shadows, work-based skills training, and other business connections. Students will also receive individual career advisement and gain essential workplace skills for successful transition into local careers.

during the 2018-19 school year, 24 students were part of this program.

During the 2019-20 school year, 390 students were part of this program. 

During the 2020-21 school year, 654 students were part of this program. 

During the 2021-22 school year, 1,682 students were part of this program. 

For more information, contact the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council. 

  • Foundation, Knowledge, and Skills