Our 8 week career training programs provide you with the skills needed to be successful on any job. This training focuses on your individual development, Personal Empowerment, Career Training, and the 21st Century Skills that today’s employers are in search of. Graduates of this program typically double or triple their annual income. Your career coach will work with you to develop a career plan, while providing you with the resources needed to achieve your goals.



Our 8 week training programs are designed to strengthen the skills that you already possess and train you in skills required for industries that are hiring now! During your training you will be matched with a career coach that will help you overcome and navigate any barriers that you may be facing. Personal career coaches work with you not to find just a job, but meaningful employment that starts your career.

Participants have been placed in companies such as, Northside Achievement Zone, Pearson’s Candy Company, Hyatt Regency, Metropolitan Council, Summit Brewing, St Paul Hotel, Sunrise Community Banks, TechDump, Momentum Enterprises, Artspace, Copeland Trucking, Wholesale Produce Co, and Goodwill Easterseals.

A new session begins each month. Classes are held Monday-Thursday in the morning or afternoon.


Internships give participants the opportunity to add stability and credibility to their resumes while demonstrating a strong work ethic to prospective employers. In cooperation with various organizations, TCR places eligible participants in real work environments for up to 20 weeks.

Starting in their second session in the program, participants are selected for internships based on their attendance and performance in other courses, their need for work experience, and their completion of the application and interview. In addition to completing duties assigned at their various work sites, all enrolled participants also meet as a class for one hour each week.

Must be currently enrolled at TCR and have Career Coach approval


We offer shorter training programs that are hybrid towards specific careers and industry sectors. These programs have been created in partnership with employers to customize your learning for the workplace! 80% of graduates have begun new careers!

These sessions include:

  • Empowerment Training

  • 21st Century Skills

  • 1:1 coaching for a minimum of 2 years

  • Specific sector training Direct employer engagement on sector careers

  • Facilities & Maintenance

    Additional training achievements can include; OSHA 10 OR OSHA 30, general safety practices, intro to skilled trades, and a boilers license.

  • Customer Service and Call Centers
    Includes hybrid call center technology and software, specific customer engagement skills, and dedicated curriculum that is only used in call center work.

  • Advanced Manufacturing
    Additional training achievements can include; OSHA 10 OR OSHA 30, general safety practices, machining, workplace math, blueprints/schematics, and more.


We’ll make it easy to get the training you need to transform your life. Twin Cities R!SE admits new participants continuously throughout the year. Our 8 week My Road to Success! program sessions begin each month with both morning and afternoon options available to meet the scheduling needs of each individual.

You can also download and print an application that can be mailed, faxed, or carried into our offices. After we receive your completed application, a member of our staff will contact you to set up a meeting.


  • Be able to work legally in the U.S.
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be willing to work full-time (32+hrs)
  • Have a personal earned income of no more than $29,160 in the previous year
  • Demonstrate English fluency and basic literacy
  • Have no criminal sexual conduct crime or arson charges


All Twin Cities R!SE graduates are invited to join our new alumni group.

Benefits of joining:

  • networking events,

  • further career development,

  • mentoring opportunities,

  • and special workshops.

To join and update your contact information, complete this Alumni Form or contact [email protected].


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