skip to content

Diverse Workforce

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

Our Philosophy

The State of Minnesota is committed to treating every employee with fairness and respect, and we expect our employees to do the same for those we serve.

Our outreach and recruitment efforts include a wide range of partnerships with organizations in the community that work with diverse individuals. Here are a few examples:

  • Community organizations that provide job skills and training, including DEED's WorkForce Centers
  • Military and veterans organizations
  • Advocate organizations for minorities and people with disabilities
  • Human rights organizations
  • State agency partners

Equal Employment Opportunity

We want to make sure that you have an equal opportunity to join our diverse team.

During our application process, the State of Minnesota will ask you about your gender, race, disability, or veteran status in an effort to monitor our progress towards equal opportunity for everyone. You don't have to answer these questions. But know that if you do, you will be considered for employment based on your job qualifications without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, familial status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, age, or veteran status.

We will use your responses to ensure that the application and hiring process is fair and equitable.

back to top