Now enrolling for career education

Now enrolling for career education

The Takoda Institute's next quarter starts soon. Enroll now to complete career education in technology, healthcare administration, or construction and logistics. Most Takoda students attend the college at no-cost and our career counselors will help you find employment in your field as you approach graduation.

Journey Stories

Takoda is the career pathways division of the American Indian OIC, located in South Minneapolis meaning, “all are welcome” in the Dakota language, Takoda’s services are open to all while maintaining strong roots in Indigenous culture.  Our Education and Career Services assist people who are unemployed or seeking advancement within their job by providing Accredited training that lead to skills certifications & job placement. Enroll in one of our many courses or a workshop that will give you the knowledge or certificate necessary to advance or obtain employment.
Takoda Worked for Joshua!
Takoda Works helped Joshua find a job and gain momentum for his future. In...
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Journey Story: Linda
The story below was written by a client of Takoda Work's SOAR program, which...
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Success Stories

Warehouse Student Gets a Job Earning $19 an Hour!
Kevin's hard work paid off when completed Takoda's warehouse training program and landed a job. Kevin, who was featured in last month’s success story video...
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Alumni Spotlight – Larry K.
From the Takoda Institute, to CEO and radio host, our alum Larry K is proof of a Takoda education in action. Larry K, a proud...
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From Student to Instructor: Amy’s Story
Amy’s commitment as a student helped her land an instructor role at Takoda, where she’s inspiring students just like her. Amy’s time at Takoda began...
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Cody Finds Success, Passion, and a Job
Cody enrolled in Takoda Works' BUILD program and gained the skills to a meaningful career. The BUILD program is an intensive work program to help Native youth...
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