Student Employees

Employment for Metro Students  

Imagine being a student of MNPS while also being employed in your career pathway. Through our MNPS Work-Based Learning program, students can earn up to 3 credits while also earning an average of $15.00 an hour. 

Work-Based Learning is a proactive approach to bridging the gap between high school and high-demand, high-skill careers in Tennessee. Students can build on classroom-based instruction to develop employability skills that prepare them for success in postsecondary education and the workforce. Students in Electrical class

Who is Eligible?

12th grade students who attend an MNPS high school. 

Student Experience

“What I’m learning in school is what I’m applying here,” said Braylon Gann, a senior in Overton’s Mechanical, Engineering, and Plumbing program – part of the Academy of Engineering – who is working 16 hours a week at Enterprise Solutions, an electrical subcontractor with a long list of recent and upcoming projects in Nashville and around the country. “I’m trying to be a wet sponge and soak up everything.”

Apply for Student Employee Jobs

The Application Portal for 2023-2024 School Year
is Open from March 1 to April 14.

Apply for student employee jobs by clicking on your school and providing the requested information. 

A Note for Students at Schools with Academies of Nashville

For students at Academies of Nashville schools, the positions may not be directly aligned to your pathway. However, the expectations of the jobs are met through the skills and experience gained through your pathway. 


Student Employee Program Details