DEED in partnership with Hennepin Technical College welcomes you to the Diversity Career Fair!  

9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and Hennepin Technical College welcome you to the Diversity Career Fair.

Hispanic, Hmong, and Somali translators and sign language interpreters will be available throughout the day. 

When: Thursday, August 7, 2014

Time: -- 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for military veterans
          -- 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the general public  

Where: Hennepin Technical College
Brooklyn Park Campus
9000 Brooklyn Boulevard
Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 

Diversity Career Fair opportunities include:

  • Meeting employers under the big tent
  • Attending jobseeker workshops
  • Receiving assistance with online job and college applications
  • Exploring technical and educational programs on campus
  • Using resources available to assist with your career and job search 

Need assistance or have questions? 
Contact Susan Bous at Susan.Bous@state.mn.us or 763-279-4422.

Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Susan Bous at 763-279-4422 by Friday, July 25, 2014.

Attending Companies

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union

Full time and part time positions

A Plus Bindery Inc.

Production Staff

Accessible Space  

Part Time Personal Care Assistants, 
Full & Part Time Registered Nurses,  Full Time Site Supervisors,  Full Time Lead Personal Care Assistants 

Accurate Home Care 

Registered Nurses 
Licensed Practical Nurses, CNAs 

ACR Homes/Healthcare

Program Counselors, Residential Supervisors

ADD ON Staffing Solutions

Full time, permanent and temp. positions available and contract for hire.

Advance Security 

Full Time, Part Time, Temporary and Permanent, Security Officer, Loss Prevention Officer, 

Allina Health

direct patient care (i.e. RNs, physical therapists, lab assistants, etc.) to non-direct patient care (administrative assistants, business analysts, coding specialists, etc.)

Agropur, inc. - Division Natrel US 

Blender Level 1, 
Boxroom Level 1,  Filler Operator Level 1 

American Student Transportation

School bus drivers that average about 35 hours a week.

American Family Insurance

Full time; Operations Service Representatives

Andersen Corporation


Anoka Technical College

Education Opportunities Include the following Academic Programs:

Automotive, Construction and Manufacturing, Health, Horticulture,  Information Technology and Business, Machine Trades, Mechanical Drafting and Design Technology, Welding.

APAC Customer Services Inc.

Customer Service Representatives for 2 programs: Verizon Wireless and Microsoft. Both positions are full-time permanent positions located in Mendota Heights.

Apex International

Quality, Compounding,  Ops tech/line lead,  Warehouse,  Supervision,  Maintenance

Award Staffing

Manufacturing, Hospitality, Bindery, Customer Service, Administrative, Picking and Packing, Machine Operators, Food Processing

B&C Marathon Transportation, Inc

Full \ Part Time jobs available. Permanent employment preferred.


Full and Part-Time Installers. 

Benedictine Health System

CNA, Environmental Services Assistant, RN, LPN, Culinary Services Assistant, Chef, Hair Salon Manager, Receptionist, Occupational and Physical Therapists and OT/PT Assistants, Facility Manager.

Best Buy

Home Theater Installation, Executive Admin, Business Systems Support – Project Management, Merchandising / Product Category Management, E-Commerce Planning, Retail Sales, Retail Management, Consumer Electronic Repair, Inside Sales / Account Management, Procurement / Vendor Management, Search Engine Optimization

Bosch Packaging

Full time and temp positions as:
CNC Machinist, CNC Programmer, Field Service Technician, Controls Designer, Machine Builder

Canadian Pacific

Full-Time Employment, Conductor Trainee,  Various Management Positions

Capella University

A full list of our full/part-time, temp, perm roles can be found at www.capella.edu/careers, select "Search and Apply" on the left side menu.

Carpentry Contractors Co.

Full time Residential Carpenters in Framing, Window Installation/Housewrap, Exterior Decking, and Trim.

Central Lakes College


Coca-Cola Refreshments

full time and part time jobs

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin

Non-Profit Service Provider

Compact Power Equipment, Inc.

Field Service Technician
Area Rental Mechanic


Production, Warehouse, Bindery Operators, Customer Service Representatives, Digital Technicians, Digital Press Operators, Machine Operators, Production Graphic Designers

C. S. McCrossan

laborers, operators, carpenters, pile drivers, cement masons and drivers

Cub Foods

deli, bakery, stocking, clean team and cashiers

Culligan Water

Full Time Service - Delivery, Sales, Technician, Customer Service

Cummins Power Generation

Professional and Non-Professional

Cummins NPower LLC

Field Service Power Generation Technician, 
Diesel Engine Technician,  

Dart Transit

Employee Drivers, Owner Operators, Tractor/Trailer Mechanics.

Davanni's Pizza & Hot Hoagies

Kitchen Staff and Delivery Drivers. Full and Part Time.

Delta Dental of Minnesota

Account Coordinators, Account Managers, Paralegal, Digital Marketing Web Developer, Data Warehouse Developer (IT), Full time

Department of Human Services

Full-time, part-time and On-call

Accountants, Auditors, Administrative Assistants, Alcohol & Drug Counselors (LADC), Attorneys & Judges, Behavior Analysts, Business Analysts, Clinical Psychologists (LP), Direct Support Specialists, Eligibility & Benefits Representatives, Health Information Management, Human Resources, Internships, Licensing & Fraud Investigators, Master Level Clinicians, Nursing – all levels, Occupational Therapy (OTR & COTA)
Psychiatrists, Public Policy Analysts, Recreation Therapist, Researchers, Planners, & Data Analysts
Security Counselors, Social Workers


Full Time Sales Positions

Part Time Community Outreach Coordinators

Doherty Staffing Solutions

Temporary, Temp-to-Hire, Direct Hire

Light Industrial/Manufacturing: Food Production, Machine Operator, Packaging, Welder, Production Leads, Printing
Clerical: Administrative Assistant, Data Entry
Contact Center: Customer Service Representative
Professional: Doherty Career Solutions has numerous positions in Accounting, Finance, IT, Engineering.


Full Time - Asset Analyst, Development Associate, Administrative Assistant, Marketing Analyst, Facilities Coordinator, Accounting Intern, Temporary Staff Associate, Community Manager, Assistant Manager, Leasing Consultant, Maintenance Technician, Groundskeeper, and Caretaker.

Dungarvin Minnesota LLC

Direct Support Staff offering FT/PT, Permanent Positions, Days, Evenings, Overnights, EOW. Over 100 locations in the Twin Cities Metro Area.

Eaton Corporation

Full Time

E.A.Sween/Deli Express

Production Assemblers, 
Maintenance/HVAC,  Mechanics,  Order Picker/Pullers

Emerson Network Power - Connectivity Solutions

Senior Accountant, Senior Maintenance Tech,  CNC Machinist - Day and Evening Shifts

Employment Action Center

We offer:
Individual career counseling
Tuition assistance
Weekly job search workshops
Community Technology Center with internet access
Job leads in your chosen industry

Endeavor Air

Full Time Positions including but not limited to: Flight Attendant, Crew Scheduler, Pilot, Aircraft Maintenance Technician, and Stores Clerk

FedEx Ground

PT Package Handlers, Operation Managers, Operation Admins

FedEx SmartPost



Satellite TV Technicians

Finishing Trades Institute of the Upper Midwest

Full time, permanent positions including but not limited to apprentices, journeymen, painters, drywall finishers, glaziers, and tradeshow workers.

First Student Transportation

Part time positions that can get up to 40 hours a week.

Flint Hills Resources

Various full time positions

Food Services of America

Currently searching for permanent, full-time CDL delivery drivers.

General Security Services Corporation

FT Installation and Service Technicians, FT/PT Security Officer positions

Goodwill - Easter Seals

Human Services, Social Work, Vocational Rehabilitation, Human Resources, Retail (entry-level), and Retail Management

H&R Block

Full-time, part-time and seasonal positions:  Tax Professionals, various Office Positions and Marketing Coordinators


Employment Counselors

Hmong Cultural Center

ESL/Citizenship Teacher, Qeej teacher/Dance Teacher

HOM Furniture

Full and part time - Sales, Customer Service & Warehouse

Honeywell Aerospace


Industrial Molded Rubber Products

full time permanent, flexible part time for college/tech school students
entry level molder, experienced molders, entry level secondary operations(operating a spray booth, small sandblaster, small grinding)
Always interested in talking with people with manufacturing experience


Full Time

IWCO Direct

Full-time positions available.
Machine Operators
Printer Operators
Quality Auditors
Envelope Adjusters

Jennie-O Turkey Store

Faribault Plant
Boiler Operators
Maintenance Techs
Forklift Operators
Machine Operators
Product Workers

Jewish Family & Children's Service of Minneapolis


Job Corps / CHP International

Career Training 


Licensed Nurses , Nursing Assistants/Registered ,  Housekeepers,  Maintenance Engineers

Knutson Construction

Laborers --it all depends on the project

Loram Maintenance of Way

General Laborer 100% travel, Buyer 1, Chief Engineer II, Engineer II Electrical, Field Technician, HR Compliance Specialist, Machine Builder Electrical Fluid Power Mechanical Painter, Marketing Analyst, Quality Engineer Machine Verification, Quality Technician, Safety Specialist, Superintendent Rail Inspection.  (Available positions at time of submission are subject to change at anytime).

Lorenz Bus Service

Drivers - (motor coach,transit or school bus charters/school bus driver,shuttle drivers) Full Time, Part Time, Seasonal.Commercial Drivers License (A or B)
A minimum of 2 years driving experience in a commercial vehicle
Passenger Endorsement
Current DOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate
Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test.
Experience or inexperienced will train.

Lunds and Byerly's 

Cashiers, Deli Clerks, Carryouts, Produce Clerks, Overnight Stock, eGrocery,  Wine & Spirits Sales, Production Workers, Sanitation, Meat Department, 

Custodian/Maintenance, Pastry Chefs, Line Cooks, Deli Chefs, Food Runners, Delivery Drivers, Cake Decorators, Catering Staff

Masterson Staffing Solutions 

Call center Customer service & sales inbound Outbound,B2B sales, Market research, Scanner/Data entry, Mail room, Office manager, Finance Mortgage

Finance international business, Fraud analyst / bilingual, Finance document processor, Finance customer service, Accountant AR/AP, Payroll, Receptionist, Clerical general, Drafter/ Solid works, Engineer, packaging, Lab tech,  QC, QA, Machinist , CNC operator /programmer,Turret Operator,Press Brake,Food production QA, Packaging,machine operator, Warehouse forklift driver, Warehouse order picker, Recruiter

Mediacom Communications Corp


Metropolitan Council

various positions including regular full-time

Metropolitan State University


Metropolitan Transportation Network

MTN is now hiring bus drivers for the 2014 - 2015 school year.  This is a part time, seasonal position.  We will provide paid training to get school bus certified with a class B license and proper endorsements.  

Minnesota Department of Corrections

Heights, Red Wing, Rush City, Shakopee, St. Cloud, Stillwater and Togo.

The DOC also operates Community Services offices located throughout Minnesota. Corrections Agents and Sentencing to Service Crew Leaders supervise many offenders in the community.  

The central office in St. Paul houses administrative functions.

Minnesota Department of Human Services

Administrative Assistants, Alcohol & Drug Counselors (LADC), Attorneys & Judges, Behavior Analysts, Business Analysts, Clinical Psychologists (LP), Direct Support Specialists, Eligibility & Benefits Representatives, Health Information Management, Human Resources, Internships, Licensing & Fraud Investigators, Master Level Clinicians, Nursing – all levels, Occupational Therapy (OTR & COTA) 

Psychiatrists, Public Policy Analysts, Recreation Therapist, Researchers, Planners, & Data Analysts

Security Counselors, Social Workers

Minnesota Teamsters Service Bureau


MN National Guard

Full/Part Time

MN.IT Services - State of MN

Technical Support, Network,  Database Management,  Application Development,  Security,  Project Management

Montu Staffing Solutions

Our jobs range from Part-time to fulltime to hire. Again, Skilled and Unskilled light industrial. CNC Machinists, Tig Welders, Mig Welders, Punch Press Operators. Class A or B Truck Drivers, Forklift Operators.

Neighborhood Corporation of America(NACA)

Full Time Mortgage Consultant

New French Bakery

Full time, permanent, Machine Operators, Maintenance Mechanics, Sanitation workers, Mixers

New Horizon Foods

Full and part time positions available: Dietary Aides, Dining Assistants, Cooks, Chef Managers, Food Service Directors/Managers, CDM's, RD's, DTR's

Nevers Industries, Inc.

Full-time CAD Drafter/Quoter; full-time and temporary woodworking/furniture builders

Nichols Kaster, PLLP.

Resource for those that have been denied employment, denied a promotion, or fired based on the results of a background check.

Normandale Community College

certificate programs, 2 yr associate degrees

North Hennepin Community College

Olympus Surgical Technologies American

Manufacturing Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Senior R&D Technician
Supplier Quality Engineer
Principle Design Engineer

Opportunity Partners

Direct Support Professionals

O'Reilly Auto Parts

Permanent Part Time & Full Time Temporary

Job Titles: OB/IB Material Handler, Returns Material Handler, Full Time evening DOT Route Driver, DC Custodian.

Pepsi Beverages Company

FT Relief Drivers, Maintenance Manager, Warehouse Supervisor.

Polar Semiconductor, Inc.

Equipment Maintenance Technician
Process Engineer
Project Engineer
Fab Operator

Progressive Rail Incorporated

Locomotive Engineer, Locomotive Conductor, Forklift Operator, Transloading Specialists.


temp, temp-to-hire, and direct hire positions

Pro Staff

We offer part-time, full-time, temp, temp-to-hire and direct hire opportunities. 

ADMINISTRATIVE:  Human Resources,  Administrative/Clerical,  Customer Service,  Data Entry,  Reception/Phones

LIGHT INDUSTRIAL:  Assembly & Production,  Distribution, Fulfillment & Warehouse,  Quality Control,  Skilled Technicians

Additionally, we have Assembly and Medical Assembly openings. 

Reliable Medical Supply, Inc

Service Technician, Customer Service, and Respiratory Technician

RESOURCE Employment Action Center


Roofers Local 96

Roofers-New hire, apprentices and experienced personnel.

RR Donnelley

full time entry level, production and skilled labor

ResCare Minnesota

full/part time

RESOURCE Employment Action Center


Ridgewater College

Provides education in liberal arts to assist students in transferring to a four year institution or provides education and training to prepare students for job opportunity in various technical fields.

Sanford-Brown College

Front Desk receptionist & Adjunct Faculty


Full Time Labor/Operations Positions

SatCom Marketing LLC

Full time/ Sales Professionals.Perm. Sales Agents

Schwans Home Service

Route Sales Representative

Securitas Security Services USA

Full Time & Part Time Security Officers

Select Comfort

Primarily hiring for Customer Service Representatives and Inbound /Outbound Phone Sales Professionals.

SERVPRO of Eagan/Apple Valley

Water Damage Production Technician, Water Damage Crew Chief,  Fire Damage Cleaning Technician,  Business Development Representative


Full and part time Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Licensed Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses
Full and part time Dietary staff


Full time openings in Production, Assembly and Warehouse. We also hire CNC Machinists and other high skilled/engineering positions as needed.

South of the River Education Center


Spectrum Plastics Group/A Division of Pexco

Mold Tech, CNC Operator,  Press Operator

Stacknology, Inc.

All varieties of jobs
Full Time
Part Time

Stanley Steemer

Carpet Cleaning Technician

Starbucks Coffee Company

full time and part time opportunities available. Job titles are barista, shift supervisor, assistant store manager, store manager and district manager.

Starkey Hearing Technologies


State of MN - MN.IT Services

Technical Support
Database Management
Application Development
Project Management

Summit Academy OIC

n/a. Summit is a job training program.

Sun Foods Inc

cashier, meat stuff, seafood stuff, deli, bakery.

TalentForce / Temporary Professionals, Inc.

Staffing Firm seeking Administrative, Clerical, IT, Customer Service, Accounting and Food Production workers.  Positions include full-time, part-time, direct hire and temporary.



TCF Bank

FT and PT positions available

TCR Engineered Components

Machinists: CNC, Manual; screw machines, lathes, mills, etc. Maintenance/Repair/Automation.  All fulltime

TelCom Construction

Full Time Permanent Tower Hands, Underground Laborers, Equipment Operators, Aerial Lineman, Locators


Full time Machinists, Full Time Welders, Full Time Rotomold Technicians.

The Home Depot

Sales Associates, Cashiers, Tool Technicians, Freight Flow Team Associates. Both full time / part time and all are permanent positions.

The Language Banc



Accounting / Financial, Administrative (Executive & General),  Assembly (Technical & General),  Customer Service,  Call Center,  Data Entry,  Engineering,  Executive / Managerial,  Human Resources,  IT Consulting,  Legal,  Manufacturing,  Mortgage,  Receptionist,  Sales / Marketing, 


Most jobs are temp to hire and full time.

Twin Cities RISE!/Reentry Connect

Professional Development and Personal Empowerment Training

Union Pacific

Full Time

Uponor, Inc

Recoil Operator, PEX Operator, Maintenance Automation Technician, Design Technician, Process Engineer, Staff Accountant


PT Package Handlers

US Security Associates Inc. D/B/A Advance Security 

Full Time, Part Time, Temporary and Permanent, Security Officer, Loss Prevention Officer, 

UTC Aerospace Systems

Full Time/Permanent

Vascular Solutions Inc.

Full-time openings

Vermilion College

Retraining, Education

Volt Workforce Solutions

At Volt, we hire for a variety of positions from medical assembly, manufacturing to technical and professional positions.  These positions can be temporary, temporary to hire and direct hire.

Volunteers of America National Services

Nursing Assistant (registered), LPN, RN, Dietary Aide, Housekeeping Assistant, Maintenance Assistant, COTA, PT, OT, SLP, Licensed Social Worker

Welsh Companies

Full-Time positions in commercial real estate, construction, facility services, architecture, and brokeage. Current open positions include: Carpenter, Division Manager – Healthcare (Construction), General Maintenance Technician, Building Engineer, Senior Building Engineer, Associate Real Estate Manager, Plumber, and HVAC Technician.

Wilson Tool

Full-time Machinists, 2nd and 3rd shift

Yrc Freight, Inc

Class A CDL Drivers
Appreciateship Program for NON CDL holders

Full Time/Permanent

Technician, Parts & Warehouse,  Sales,  IT

Workshops and Lab Tours

Take a break from networking and check out the several workshops and lab tours offered throughout the day.

Computer Lab: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Manufacturing Lab: 9:30 am – 3:00 am

Resume Critique: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Workshop: Health and Safety Presentations 10:00 am and 12:30 pm

Lab Tours: Manufacturing, Fluid Power and Welding – 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm