Career Videos

Download the Career Video Resource Guide to go along with these videos. Some videos are also available via DVD (quantities are limited). Contact your Bridges Career Academies Coordinator — Betsy or Judy — for more information.

Businesses — to be included in a future career video, contact:

Mary Gottsch, (218) 822-7117
Executive Director

Newest Career Video!

This is the first of a new series of Career Videos focused on career ladders in a specific field, or career pathway. Watch to learn more about not only entry level jobs, but how an initial career can grow.

This first video focuses on banking and is presented in partnership with Deerwood Bank.

Transportation/Heavy Equipment

Learn about promising careers and educational opportunities available in Heavy Equipment, including profiles of Anderson Brothers Construction president Terry McFarland and of a CLC grad now working in the field.

Information Technology

Skilled computer professionals are in greater demand than ever. This video includes profiles of an Aitkin H.S. and CLC grad who has a career locally as an IT professional and of Syvantis CEO Janelle Riley.


Manufacturing today is a high-tech industry requiring a skilled and talented workforce. This video includes profiles of a Staples H.S. grad who has a career as a CNC machinist and of Tom Haglin, president of Lindar Corporation.


Engineers make things possible using science, math and creativity. This video includes profiles of a Brainerd H.S. grad now working in the area as a civil engineer.

Health Care

Healthcare is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the U.S. This video includes profiles of a Pillager H.S. grad who has gone on to build a regional physical therapy practice and a CLC nursing grad who has a career as a flight nurse.