Bridges Career Exploration Day at Central Lakes College in Brainerd

The Bridges Career Exploration Day at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on March 11 drew more than 2,300 high school students from across central Minnesota to sample more than 150 career options through interaction with professionals in health care, business, public service, and higher education.


University of Minnesota Medical School Rural Physicians Associate Program(RPAP) students Dan Freeman (Detroit Lakes) and Erin Norby (Brainerd) engaged with high school students at the event.

Career clusters highlighted during the event were business, management, and administration; arts, communications and information systems; agriculture, foods, and natural resources; human services; engineering, manufacturing, technology; health services; and liberal arts.

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Event attendees Education Commissioner Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Minnesota State Representative John Ward (District 12A) meet with RPAP students Dan Freeman(Detroit Lakes), Brainerd Erin Norby(Brainerd) and Katelyn Rogers(Aitkin).

Central MN AHEC was part of the planning committee for the health services career cluster. University of Minnesota health professions students and Central MN AHEC staff also participated in guiding the health services careers cluster activities. More than 183 non-profits, businesses, higher education institutions, and other organizations contributed to the success of the event.

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