Contact

Laurel St Marie Durushia
Career Pathways Employment Counselor

lstmariedurushia@mnkaren.org 
320-434-7292

Eligibility

No high school diploma required 

Need to identify as Southeast Asian AND low-income  

OR reside in these zip codes: 55106, 55107, 55130, 55113, 55119 

Move Up in Manufacturing

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KOM just launched the Move Up in Manufacturing program. This program is for participants who want to pursue any career field. It teaches valuable skills used in every profession with a focus on manufacturing careers. There will be classroom instruction, hand-on activities, and manufacturing employer tours. In the classroom, topics will include setting career goals, developing resumes, interview practice, communication skills, how to ask for promotions and training opportunities, understanding benefits, comparing job offers, reading a paycheck, and more. Additionally, participants will receive financial coaching to help achieve their financial goals. Participants can earn up to $2500 for attending class and completing additional activities outside of class. 

The manufacturing career has many options including the following: medical, food & beverage, printing & packaging, tool & dye, and more. Entry level positions pay $18-24 per hour with opportunities for advancement.  

Class schedule

  • Starting in Winter 2022 
  • 3 weeks 
  • Mondays and Wednesdays 
  • 9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. 
  • Onsite at KOM’s offices  

Eligibility

  • No high school diploma required 
  • Need to identify as Southeast Asian AND low-income  
  • OR reside in these zip codes: 55106, 55107, 55130, 55113, 55119 

Register

Register using our Career Trainings Interest Form

For more information, please contact Laurel St Marie Durushia | phone: 320-434-7292 | email: lstmariedurushia@mnkaren.org 

We are an equal opportunity employer/program provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities in need of an accommodation should contact Lisa Khang at (651) 202-3126 lkhang@mnkaren.org


These programs are offered in partnership with KOM, DEED, and Eastside Employment Xchange

Contact

Laurel St Marie Durushia
Career Pathways Employment Counselor

lstmariedurushia@mnkaren.org 
320-434-7292

Eligibility

No high school diploma required 

Need to identify as Southeast Asian AND low-income  

OR reside in these zip codes: 55106, 55107, 55130, 55113, 55119 

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