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college and career readiness group

RMCEP’s RC3 Specialist, Youth Coordinator, Career Advisor, and Team Leader assisted students and parents at the second annual PIERZ-HEALY High School Student Showcase and Open House, with over 300 people in attendance!  Activities were provided for students, parents, and businesses, ranging from educational tours, presentation regarding how to implement a registered apprenticeship program, to displays of students’ work.

college and career readiness hand raise

Several businesses within the community volunteered their time by answering students’ questions about careers at the Pequot Lakes Middle School’s Grade Six Career Panel.

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RC3 Specialist shares informational graphics regarding career pathways with sophomores at the Bridges Career Exploration Day event.



Pictured left: Bonnie Becker, Sharon Dobis, Judith Swenson, Samantha Froelich, Rural MN CEP; Lindy Greeter Angie Petersen, Keller Williams Realty Professionals; David Stumpf, Nick Becker, Rural MN CEP and Lindy Greeter Kyle Wensmann, Coborn's Marketplace. Not pictured: Brian Gapinski and Geri Pohlkamp.

RC3 Rural MN CEP exists to assist people, employers and communities achieve success in meeting their economic goals. Their experienced staff provides multiple services to job seekers and employers, whether it's a high school youth learning to navigate the job seeking system for the first time or someone dislocated from a long time job needing to refresh skills in order to re-enter employment. Their career counseling and direction to people in determining appropriate career paths and actions need to achieve their goals.



I work full time now

I work full time now, feel great about myself and setting a good example for my kids.  Staff helped me make a plan for my son who is disabled.  They made me feel like they really cared about what they were doing. ~ AN

financially independent

Thank you!  Without the help from CEP I would not be financially independent ~ RK

I love my RN job

I love my RN job & couldn't have gotten here without the help of CEP!  Thank You! ~ CR


Re-Employment presented many unforeseen challenges for me.  Rural Minnesota CEP provided much needed, and greatly appreciated support.  Thank You. ~ MM

This program was awesome

This program was awesome and helped me get started in my nursing career, when I was unable to afford it.  Thank you so much! ~ SH

If it wasn't for RMCEP

I know if it wasn't for Rural Mn CEP I would not be in the positive situation that they helped me get to in my life.  I  am so grateful!  Thank you Rural Mn CEP! ~ TC