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Student Life & Career Development

Student Life and Career Development offers opportunities for engagement beyond the classroom. Studies show that students that are involved in engaging student activities are more successful.

Mission and Vision

  • Mission: Empower students to build essential skills for their lives and careers.
  • Vision: Ignite an inclusive community of learners to advance engagement, leadership, well-being, and career success through out-of-the-classroom experiences.

Upcoming Student Life & Career Development Events

Click the links below for further details.


Student Life and Career Development Services

Career Development

Student Life and Career Development provides assistance to students in all areas of the job search process

There are many opportunities for employers to connect with Hennepin Tech students, faculty and programs. Career Development hosts several events including job fairs, workshops and informational sessions throughout the year. Working with Career Development is a great way for you to promote employment opportunities and share skills needed with the emerging workforce. Complete our Employer Engagement Form and we will contact you to connect you to our campus.

Student Life & Career Center

The Student Life and Career Center is located in room F120 on each campus.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Stephen.Harper@HennepinTech.edu

Health & Well-Being

We're here to support your health and well-being while you're in school. We offer a variety of programs and resources on campus related to fitness, health insurance, mental health, and more.

Leadership Development

Leadership skills are one of the top qualities employers are looking for. Advance your leadership skills for your education, career, and life. 

Student Experience Team

The Student Experience Team is a group of select students who are dedicated to positively representing Hennepin Technical College (HTC) as peer mentors, representatives at outreach efforts, assistants in the planning and execution of student life activities and events.

Student Life and Career Development offers many student activities that are all set up so that you can come when you can and leave when you need to! The Student Life and Career Development staff organizes these activities along with the Student Experience Team.

The Student Experience Team is a group of select students who are dedicated to positively representing HTC as peer mentors and assistants in the planning and execution of campus activities and events.

Look for “What’s Poppin’” each week to get a snack and find out what’s happening on campus.

Student Clubs and Organizations

Student Clubs & Organizations provide an opportunity for students to gain leadership development and experience in their field while enriching the experience for all students. 

Faculty & Staff Resources

Student Life & Career Development staff offer resources for faculty and staff such as classroom presentations and student employment.

Employer Resources

There are many opportunities for employers to connect with Hennepin Tech students, faculty and programs. Career Development hosts several events including job fairs, workshops and informational sessions throughout the year. Working with Career Development is a great way for you to promote employment opportunities and share skills needed with the emerging workforce. Complete our Employer Engagement Form and we will contact you to connect you to our campus.

Contacts

The Student Life and Career Development staff are available virtually by appointment to answer career questions, help connect you with resources, answer questions about clubs, student senate, and much more!


Stephen Harper

Stephen Harper
Director of Student Life & Career Development
Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

Contact for: Events, Partnerships, Commencement, Assessment
Email: Stephen.Harper@HennepinTech.edu

Book an Appointment with Stephen Harper


Kyle Huggar

Kyle Huggar
Career Development Coordinator
Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

Contact for: Job Search, Internships, Resumes, Student Employment, Handshake

Book an Appointment with Kyle Huggar


Brooke Shefchek

Brooke Shefchek
Opportunity Corps Career Navigator

Contact for: Resumes, Cover Letters, Interview Preparation, Handshake, Classroom Presentations
Email: Brooke.Shefchek.2@HennepinTech.edu

Book an Appointment with Brooke Shefchek