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This website was developed to help ex-offenders and the transitioning incarcerated with career planning and job search. One goal of STEP AHEAD is to motivate those with criminal convictions to discover their career and educational options, set goals, and advance in their career paths.

Information and resources in STEP AHEAD introduce or reinforce career development concepts used in state correctional facilities, the WorkForce Centers, and community organizations by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, and other agencies.