EMERGE Minnesota

Preparing participants by providing tools to develop hard and soft skills, reach career goals, and obtain proper certifications and licenses. Access Career Training
Connecting participants to employers, one-on-one coaching to address individual needs and goals, and preparing people for today’s job market. Access Employment Services
Working to provide families with basic needs while assisting parents in becoming financially stable through work. View MFIP
Aiding youth in developing transferable skills, custom career goals, and preparing youth for the workforce with paid internships. Access Youth Services


A full continuum of personalized service

EMERGE is an organization with deep roots in North Minneapolis and Cedar-Riverside, and specialized experience in providing innovative support for people overcoming barriers to employment such as overcoming a criminal background, new Americans facing language barriers, single parents struggling with poverty cycles, and participants who seek to earn higher wages. We craft every service and program to meet individual needs because we prioritize your needs, collaboration, and personal connections.

2022 Impact

Each year, EMERGE connects thousands of people to employment and economic opportunities.

2044 People attended our community events
1697 Participants served with at least one service
400 Participants placed in a job, including interns and trainees
$ 18.25 Average starting wage of a participant

Success Story


Blog EMERGE Career Fair Looking for a job? This event is a great opportunity to connect with professionals, employers, and companies! Open to…

Our staff is eager to help participants achieve their full potential. Read the latest blog posts to learn more.

Blog Visit Furnish Office & Home during Art-a-Whirl! Every year in May, the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) hosts an amazing, free event called Art-A-Whirl, the largest…
Blog In-Person Services & Expanded Building Hours EMERGE is very excited to announce that we will be resuming in-person services beginning Monday April 4th at our EMERGE…