Firefighter programs for students

Learn about our experiential learning programs for students interested in becoming firefighters and emergency medical technicians (EMTs).

Discover what it's like to work as a firefighter and EMT

We are excited to welcome a new generation of firefighters from out community. If you take part in our Pathways and Explorers programs, you will be able to see if this is a career that interests you.

EMS Pathways

This EMS Pathways Academy paid student internship provides participants training to learn what it is like to be an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and to take the EMT certification test. 

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Fire Explorers

This program introduces 14- to 20-year-olds to the fire service.

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350 Fifth St. S., Room 133
Minneapolis, MN 55415