Eligibility for Get Ready! Training


Are you between the ages of 14-21?

To attend Get Ready! training, you must be 14-21 years old by June 1, 2019.


Do you live in north suburban Hennepin County or attend school in the Brooklyns?

To be eligible for Get Ready!, you must live in one of the following cities:

  • Brooklyn Center

  • Brooklyn Park

  • Champlin

  • Crystal

  • Dayton

  • Maple Grove

  • New Hope

  • Osseo

  • Robbinsdale

  • Rogers

  • St. Anthony Village

Or, you must attend a school located in either Brooklyn Center or Brooklyn Park. The following schools are located in the Brooklyns: 

  • Brooklyn Center High School

  • Brooklyn Center Early College Academy

  • Champlin Park High School

  • Osseo Area Learning Center

  • Park Center High School

  • Prairie Seeds Academy

  • Sage Academy


Do you face a barrier to employment?

To be eligible for Get Ready!, you must face a barrier to employment. At least one of the barriers to employment listed below must apply to you, in order for you to be eligible. 

  • I am eligible for free or reduced lunch at school.

  • I have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or have a physical, mental, learning, emotional, or behavioral disability.

  • I am pregnant, an expecting father, or a parent.

  • I am/will be the first person in my immediate family to receive a high school diploma.

  • I am/will be the first person in my immediate family to attend college.

  • I and/or my parents immigrate to the U.S.

  • I am currently taking English Language Learner (ELL) classes.

  • I have experienced homelessness or stayed in temporary housing in the last 6 months.

  • I have received or am currently receiving foster care services.

  • I have been involved with the juvenile justice system.

  • I dropped out of high school before receiving a diploma or GED, or am attending an alternative learning center.


To be eligible for Get Ready!, you may not currently be enrolled at a two-year or four-year college or university, unless you are enrolled through one of the following programs:

  • PSEO (Post-Secondary Enrollment Options)

  • D3 (Destination: Diploma to Degree) at Minneapolis College

Are you currently enrolled in college?


Eligibility for Summer Internships


In order to be considered eligible for a summer internship coordinated through BrookLynk, you must complete Get Ready! training in the spring of 2019.

Did you complete Get Ready! training?


To be considered eligible for a summer internship, you must be 16-21 years old by June 1, 2019.

Are you between the ages of 16-21?


To be considered eligible for a summer internship, you must either live in Brooklyn Center or Brooklyn Park. Or, you must attend a school located in either Brooklyn Center or Brooklyn Park. The following schools are located in the Brooklyns: 

  • Brooklyn Center High School

  • Brooklyn Center Early College Academy

  • Champlin Park High School

  • Osseo Area Learning Center

  • Park Center High School

  • Prairie Seeds Academy

  • Sage Academy

Do you currently live or attend school in Brooklyn Center or Brooklyn Park?