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Employee Career Center

Here. For your success.

We offer many career and personal development resources and services online and at our physical location on the street level of the Government Center (see map below).


The Employee Career Center provides services connecting you to career resources, higher education resources, and community resources for your personal and professional growth.

Looking for guidance on how to advance in your career? Interested in developing your leadership skills? Want to go back to school for a certificate, undergraduate degree, or advanced degree, but don't know where to start? Want help finding resources available in your community?

Visit the Employee Career Center for workshops and 1-on-1 appointments in all these areas and more.

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We envision a future where all­­­ employees have access to resources that will inspire them to reach their full potential and experience career fulfillment.

To connect Hennepin County employees to resources that inspire them to learn, grow, and explore career opportunities.

The Employee Career Center offers services in 3 core areas:

Career resources

We assist employees in career exploration, preparation, and development by providing:

  • Career assessments
  • Career coaching
  • Career mapping
  • Career transition planning
  • Mentorship resources
  • Resume building assistance
  • Interviewing skills building assistance

Higher education resources

We provide employees with information about formal, post-secondary study, including:

  • College success resources
  • Undergraduate and graduate-level admissions processes
  • Transfer credits and processes
  • Financial aid resources and application
  • Degree mapping
  • Certifications and national credentials
  • Stackable credentials
  • Hennepin County tuition reimbursement

Community resources

We provide employees with information about community support and assistance, including:

  • Housing assistance
  • Food resources
  • Transportation
  • Emotional and physical health
  • Childcare
  • Legal assistance
  • Financial assistance
  • Medical assistance
  • Personal finance and money management

The ECC is located on the street level of the Government Center, 300 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487.

Employee Career Center Map

Large map (PDF)

Directions from skyway level:

  1. Locate the combination stairs/escalators on the skyway/Public Service Level
  2. Descend the stairs/escalators on the south side of the building (heading toward the South Plaza).
  3. At the bottom of the stairs/escalators, make a U-turn to the right. You will see the EDC to your left and a door in front of you.
  4. Badge into the first door (all Hennepin County employees have access).
  5. The entrance to the ECC will be on the right. If you go too far, you will run into HealthWork's locked door.
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