• Engagement Opportunities

  • GET INVOLVED

    Engage your future workforce through a variety of career-based learning experiences. YourFuture TwinWest will allow businesses, students and educators to connect, communicate and collaborate in short-term and longer-term experiences. Get involved by linking your company logo, sharing your company story and posting opportunities that fit your schedule. 

    TwinWest Contact:

    Andrea Ferstan, VP of Talent & Workforce

    (763) 450-2224, andrea@twinwest.com

     

    Student Career-based Learning Experiences

    INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEW

    30 minutes - 1 hour

    Afford a student a 30 minute constructive interview to learn about a chosen career and ask one-on-one questions. 

    JOB SHADOW

    3 - 4 hours

    Allow students to visit a business professional on-site to observe a typical day – approximately three to four hours. Job shadows provide students with a glimpse into the life of a chosen career. 

    MOCK/EXIT INTERVIEWS

    1 day

    Provide a student with a 30 minute constructive interview experience. Typically better suited for senior-level students. 

    INTERNSHIP

    Varies

    Provide students with a hands-on learning, either paid or unpaid, experience in a work environment. Internships are typically supervised by the school and traditionally are setup for several weeks, such as a semester or summer break. 

    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    Varies

    Provide volunteer opportunities for students to learn more about various careers or businesses. 

    HIGH SCHOOL PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT

    Varies

    Paid employment opportunities are available for students looking to earn money while in school or during breaks. Part-time employment opportunities provide students with daily life experience in a specific industry. Work permits are required for students under the age of 18. 

     

    Educator Career-based Learning Experiences

    CLASSROOM GUEST INSTRUCTOR

    1 - 2 hours

    Business professionals bring their knowledge, as the content expert, to the classroom.

    ON-SITE COMPANY TOURS & EVENTS

    1 - 4 hours, Varies

    Provide a meaningful and engaging tour of your facility so students get a hands-on visit with a business. 

    COMPANY TEAM PROJECTS

    Varies

    Provide projects that meet business needs for a team of students to complete. 

    CAREER EXPO PARTICIPATION

    1 day

    Participate in an organized career expo by having a booth and meeting students that are exploring their career options.

    TEACHER IN THE WORKPLACE

    2 weeks

    Teachers immerse into four different area companies within an industry (i.e. healthcare, manufacturing, finance) for two weeks each summer. The instructors learn how to better align coursework with the job and career skills needed in the TwinWest area.

  • Upcoming Events

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  • TwinWest Chamber of Commerce
    10700 Old County Road 15, Suite 170
    Plymouth, MN 55441

    Telephone: (763) 450-2220  | Fax: (763) 450-2221 | Email: info@twinwest.com | Click here for directions