Career + College Readiness for Every Student

We inspire & equip students for careers, college and life.

What We Do

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Each year Achieve helps 20,000 students explore career pathways and postsecondary opportunities.

We're a leader in career and college readiness exploration, advising, resources and planning.


Founded in 2002, Achieve Twin Cities is celebrating 20 years of inspiring and equipping students for careers, college and life.


With our community's generous support, we've provided expert career and college readiness services for over 80,000 students.


We partner with Minneapolis and Saint Paul public school districts, the City of Minneapolis and over 200 employers and nonprofit partners.

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Our career and college readiness team is embedded in over 25 Minneapolis and Saint Paul public high schools.

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We deliver best-in-class programs to inspire and equip Minneapolis and Saint Paul young people for careers, college and life.


As the nonprofit foundation for Minneapolis Public Schools, we manage school funds, educator mini-grants and college scholarships.

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Achieve career volunteers and internship employers introduce students to great opportunities.

Thanks to our generous community partners!

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Best Buy
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State Farm logo
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