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Dillon Jackson, a junior at Park Rapids Area High School, washes a car at Park Rapids Auto Centre. He has a job at the auto center through a work experience program at the high school. After high school, Jackson said he would like to continue working on cars and own his own auto shop.

Classes give students 'real world' early career training

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Park Rapids students are discovering possible careers through work experience classes.

Brenda Johnson and Angie Kuehn prepare students at Park Rapids Area High School for the real world through these classes.


"We get them ready to be an adult," Kuehn said.

Some of the skills taught through the business seminar class include working on resumes, interviewing and employability skills.

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