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MFD Pathways 2

The EMS Pathways Academy Student Internship Program is helping the Minneapolis Fire Department and Hennepin EMS workforce to better reflect the community they serve. The first class of graduates included 91% people of color and was over 50% female. Obtaining your Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification opens the door to many career paths. This is a rapidly expanding field and as more jobs for EMTs are created, it is necessary to fill these positions with qualified candidates that reflect the multilingual and culturally diverse communities we serve. Graduates of this program have been successfully hired as Minneapolis Firefighters, dispatchers with Hennepin EMS and some are continuing their training to become Paramedics.  

MFD Pathways 3

 What: 11-week EMT training and certification course.

 Who: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, be authorized to work in the United States, and will be required to pass a physical exam.

 When: M-W-F from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. beginning in mid-April.

 Cost: There is no cost to apply. Participants are paid $15 hourly.



  Attend an information session: 






Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019        Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019

6:00-7:00 p.m.                            9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Workforce Center                       PPL Career Center

800 West Broadway                   1021 East Franklin Ave

Mpls, MN 55411                         Mpls, MN 55404


Apply for the EMS Pathways Academy at

Applications will be accepted from February 25 – March 8, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.





Last updated Feb 20, 2019



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