Face-To-Face connects teenage students with professionals of color to expand their career horizons through internships, summer jobs, career counseling, training programs and more. Hennepin County staff are solving interesting and important problems for our community, helping build a more equitable future. You can, too.


Register for upcoming Face-To-Face event using Microsoft Forms:

Frequently asked questions

Who is the audience for Face-To-Face?

Face To Face is open to students in grades 6-12 who live in Hennepin County who:

  • Want to know more about local government.
  • Are curious about future careers.
  • Want to know how Hennepin County can support pursuing a degree or certification.
  • Are looking for internships and job opportunities. Please note: internships and job opportunities often have a minimum age requirement.

What do you do in Face-To-Face?

Every Face-To-Face event features a diverse professional panel reflecting both racial diversity and a wide range of careers. Over the course of a year, Face-To-Face events also:

  • Host community partners to share timely job/internship opportunities.
  • Offer skill development opportunities that support career exploration and readiness.

I’m a guardian/parent, can I attend?

Caregivers of students attending Face-To-Face may attend with their student(s).

I’m an educator, why might I consider sharing Face-To-Face with students?

Face-To-Face is a career exploration and career skill development program. This may align with goals your organization has related to the Minnesota Department of Education’s College and Career Readiness, World’s Best Workforce, Achievement and Integration programs, along with courses grounded in college and career readiness.

How do I attend?

Face-To-Face events are currently online. Use the registration link above to reserve a spot and mark your calendar. You’ll receive an invitation to the Microsoft Teams meeting via email.

Contact information

Gabriel Moreno, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Consultant