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Explore Career Opportunities in Minnesota with Mind Shift

Mind Shift actively promotes and prepares candidates possessing the necessary aptitudes and skills to collaborate with our existing business partners.

Mind Shift also provides training and guidance to our business partners, enabling them to effectively engage with individuals on the autism spectrum. This includes our specialized program, “Autism in the Workplace” and person-specific training.

We invite you to embark on this transformative journey where your unique skill can truly shine, and your contribution has the power to create a meaningful impact. Join us at Mind Shift and become a catalyst for positive change.

Immediate job openings in light industrial manufacturing roles with Mind Shift:

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Potential Candidates
  •  Mentor position
  •  Light Industrial Manufacturing Operator position
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Potential Community Partners
  • Arden Hills, MN
  • Maple Grove, MN
  • Bloomington, MN
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • More to come
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Potential Business Partners

We have candidates who have skills in

  • Business analytical and technical skills
  • Technical/project management experience
  • Project management experience
  • Entry-level data entry
  • Entry level technology
  • More to come
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Are you experienced in working with adults on the autism spectrum or know someone who is?

Community agencies/partners can schedule a meeting with a Mind Shift team member to explore collaboration with Mind Shift in our mission to help businesses utilize the skills of people who are on the autism spectrum.

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Is your business in need of a skilled, talented, exceptionally focused, reliable and dedicated workforce?

Connect with one of our Mind Shift team members and find out how you can tap into this exceptional talent pool through Mind Shift.

Mind Shift is actively seeking business partners who need determined and dedicated people who have: 

  • Entry-level tech experience/aspiration
  • Entry-level manufacturing experience/aspiration

Join us in fostering a more inclusive and dynamic workforce. Connect with us today to explore the possibilities!

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Candidate Success Story: Meet Betsy Traux, Thriving with Mind Shift

Betsy’s journey to Mind Shift began with a referral from her job counselor at Fraser, one of our esteemed community partners, known for their wide range of services, including an “Autism Spectrum of Excellence.”

Betsy is a valued member of Mind Shift, currently working at Boston Scientific in Maple Grove, MN. In her role, Betsy plays a vital role in manually cutting coil wire, which will ultimately be used in medical procedures to close wounds inside the human body. As you can see in the picture, she takes great pride in her work, achieving precision with every cut. When asked about her experience, she enthusiastically said, “I did really cut a coil, and it was a perfect cut!” Her favorite aspect about the position is the support she receives from the trainer, who is not only helpful but also understanding. Betsy says her main challenge is remembering all the steps when completing a batch of 300, but she is determined to master it.

We are delighted to have Betsy as an integral member of Mind Shift family, and we look forward to witnessing her continued growth and achievements with in our organization. Betsy’s unwavering dedication and valuable contribution is making a positive impact on our mission to create inclusive and fulfilling employment opportunities for individuals like her.

If you’re inspired by Betsy’s story and wish to embark on your own path towards fulfilling your dreams with Mind Shift family, we encourage you to connect with us today. Together, we can create a brighter, more inclusive future.

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“Our Employment Success Training Programs are designed to help candidates gain a deep understanding of their unique strengths, abilities, and challenges encompassing aspects such as their thought processes, problem-solving skills, communication, and learning preferences.”

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Minnesota Mind Shift Specialist Greg

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Meet Greg, an individual with a profound passion for technology and a wealth of knowledge. He is located in Minneapolis. Greg is not just technology savvy, he is a true expert in the field. His dedication and expertise make him a valuable asset to the tech industry.

Feel free to reach out to our Area Market Manager, JoLynn Larson or Employment Service Manager, Reid Madden for further insights into  Mind Shift’s approach to providing our business partners with the right talent that perfectly aligns with their requirements.

Qualifications & Skills

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science & Minor in Political Science- St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN.

GPA-3.25/4

Study Abroad: Australia, Spring Semester 2020

Awards & Scholarship:  Accenture, Minnesota. President’s St. John’s & The Securian Foundation

Skills
  1. Global Exposure: Greg embraced the opportunity to study abroad, expanding his horizons and gaining international perspectives in the world of technology.
  2. Diverse Skill Set:  He is not just proficient, he is an expert in programming languages, including Python, Java, C, SQL, Groovy, Javascript & C++. his command over numerous programs, such as Linux, Microsoft Word, Excel, Office, SQL, Jira, Oracle, Github, and API is remarkable. This is what truly set him apart
  3. Commitment:  His commitment to lifelong learning and willingness to acquire new knowledge make him an outstanding addition to any work team.
  4. Dedication:  He is not just a tech whiz; he is a team player. With a fantastic support network and an unwavering dedication to his work, he brings a positive attitude to any project.

An Ideal Fit

  • Greg’s reliability and sense of responsibility are evident in his work. He approaches his tasks with dedication and love to increase his knowledge.
  • With on-the-job experience and expertise in a wide range of skills, he is a well-rounded professional who can contribute to various projects and teams

Areas of Professional Interest

  • He enjoys the role that revolves around Web Design, Software Development, Programming, and Cyber Security

Goals (Next 3-5 years)

  • He envisions a long-term career in the field of Computer Science or related fields, aiming to further enhance his skills and grow within a company. His enthusiasm for Web Design and Cyber Security is the driving force behind his career path.