Career Pathways Program

Help your high school students explore their interests and careers.

Get expertise and support as you design and implement a career pathways program for your high school students. A Sourcewell career consultant works closely with your district's leadership and staff to build career awareness, preparedness, and key partnerships for students to engage in meaningful learning experiences to prepare them for life after graduation.

Career consultant meeting

Program components

You will work with your assigned career consultant to develop each program component unique to your community and student population:


  • Student management system (SchoolLinks)

  • Personal Learning Plans (PLPs)

  • Life ready learning

  • Impact data and metrics

  • Career pathways

  • Career experiences

  • Branding and communications

  • K-12 readiness plan

  • Higher education partnerships

  • Business connections

We're proud to partner with local high schools!


  • Bertha-Hewitt 

  • Brainerd 

  • Cass Lake-Bena 

  • Crosby-Ironton 

  • Freshwater Education 

  • Little Falls

  • Menahga 

  • Pequot Lakes 


  • Pillager 

  • Pine River-Backus

  • Sebeka

  • Staples-Motley 

  • Swanville

  • Upsala

  • Verndale 

  • Wadena-Deer Creek 

Resources for participating schools

Join the Career Pathways Cohort

The Career Pathways Cohort supports school districts in building a plan for their students to have a unique and exciting career path. In the cohort, districts participating in the Career Pathways Program will engage in professional learning, collaboration, and program planning. 

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Career Pathways Program in action

Questions? Ready to get involved?

For local business and community leaders — We’d love to connect you with teachers and school leaders who are looking for opportunities for their students to put into practice what they're learning in school.

For school leaders in Sourcewell’s service area — Interested in bringing the Career Consultant Program to your district? Contact us via email