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C3 Fellows Program: Opportunities in Healthcare

C3 Fellows Offers Students Opportunities in Healthcare in Collaboration with Central Corridor Light Rail

C3 Fellows partnershipStudents looking for jobs in the healthcare industry will get a leg up thanks to the Central Corridor College Fellows (C3 Fellows) program. The C3 Fellows program connects students of Saint Paul College and Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) who live within one mile of the Central Corridor green line light rail route with entry-level healthcare employment opportunities also located within one mile of the line. The partnership includes employers like Health Partners, Regions Hospital, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Fairview Health Services, Healtheast Care System and more.

In addition, students who meet the C3 Fellows eligibility requirements are able to receive additional, free assistance from our partners at the Takoda Group. The Takoda Group will provide direct employment services to qualifying students. These employment services include:

  • Free assessment of strengths and challenges
  • Job readiness training, résumé, and interviewing workshops offered on both campuses
  • One-on-one assistance to students with Takoda staff 
  • Customer service and additional trainings deemed important by our employer partners
  • Retention services to check in on placed fellows to ensure they are successfully balancing work, school and life in general

This new program received press coverage in the Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Line publications.

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