Printing Industry Essentials

Photo of a man operating a printing press

Watch this video to see all the different printing possiblities.


Career Paths

  • Press Helper
  • Press Operator
  • Production Planning
  • Bindery/Finishing

To Apply

Attend an Information Session:

  • 11 a.m. on Tuesdays at Avivo
  • Next class starts October 2019

What to Expect

  • Four weeks of classroom and warehouse training
  • Instructions in warehouse systems, technology, safety, business communications and graphic arts
  • Industry speakers, tours and employer contacts
  • Job shadowing
  • Assistance with résumés, applications, interviewing, job search, retention and advancement
  • Training hours: Mon. – Fri., (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • To qualify for this free program, you must be a resident of Minneapolis
  • Training available at NO COST to eligible students, women are encouraged to apply

This program is provided by a new Minnesota collaborative which includes Printing Industry Midwest, Avivo, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN), and employer partners. The collaborative, made possible through funding from the City of Minneapolis, will address the workforce shortage in the printing industry, by allowing printing industry employers to recruit new employees with up-to-date, required skills needed.