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Youth Program


A NINETEEN YEAR OLD'S JOURNEY TO SUCCESS! 

By Leticia Sarazua (Leticia worked with Career Counselor Clare Balow.)


Leticia in graduation gown.My name is Leticia Sarazua. I am nineteen years old and I am currently a registered nurse employed through Essentia Health. In addition to that, I have a three-year-old son. In 2016, I graduated high school and I graduated from Fond Du Lac Tribal and Community College with my associate of arts degree with high honors.  Read on...

MAKING A DREAM A REALITY

By Aaron Barney (Aaron worked with Career Counselor, Clare Balow.)


Picture of Aaron BarneyI believe I was in the 11th grade, which would have been in the year 2000, when I enrolled in the Youth Work Experience program through the Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training. While in the program, I worked out at the Cloquet Forestry Station. I maintained the grounds and worked with some pretty intense machinery, at least for a 17 year old! I learned how to run a large tractor, including learning hydraulics and how to run accessories off of it like a claw for moving logs around. I also was able to do some road maintenance as well.  Read on....  

 

Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training, a Minnesota WorkForce Center partner.