Student Employees

Employment for Metro Students  

Imagine being a student of MNPS while also an employee of MNPS. Through our MNPS Student employee initiative, students can earn up to 2 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 that 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.”

Read more about the Work-Based Learning program as experienced by students and their employers. 

Apply for Student Employee Jobs

Deadline is Friday, May 13

  1. Review the available jobs, which range from audio and visual production to electrical technician and information technology assistant.
  2. Apply for student employee jobs by clicking on your school below and providing the requested information. 

For students at Academies of Nashville schools, the positions available may not be directly aligned to your pathway. However, the expectations of the job(s) are met through your skills & experience gained through your pathway. 


Student Employee Program Details