Youth Career Exploration

Start exploring your career options and be in know about high growth jobs and high demand occupations. Learn about job shadowing, School-to-Work, and youth apprenticeships programs, which may provide skills, training and education needed for high growth jobs.

  • Center on Education & Work - From the University of Wisconsin, Madison - seeks to enhance the quality of career-related learning for all individuals in schools, colleges, and the workplace.

  • Dream It Do It - Learn about interesting and financially rewarding careers-like an electrical engineer for a private jet manufacturer, product developer for a candy manufacturing plant, or a designer at an MP3 manufacturing company.

  • KnowHow2GoWisconsin - Got aspirations to pursue more education but low on cash or don't know where to start, check out KnowHow2GoWisconsin to turn your college dreams into action-oriented goals!

  • Job Shadowing - From the WI Department of Public Instruction geared for middle schoolers. A Job Shadowing Guide is available.

  • Occupational Outlook Quarterly - OOQ provides practical information on jobs and careers. Articles are written in straightforward, non-technical language and cover a wide variety of career and work-related topics such as new and emerging occupations, training opportunities, salary trends, and results of new studies from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Project Lead The Way - Helps give middle and high school students the rigorous ground-level education they need to develop strong backgrounds in science and engineering.

  • Students and Career Advisors - Designed to provide information on high-growth, high-demand occupations along with the skills and education needed to attain those jobs.

  • Youth Apprenticeships - A Foundational Part of a Statewide School-to-Work Initiative from the WI Department of Workforce Development.

  • BLS Career Information - Exploring career information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

  • Kingdomality - Exploring your medieval vocational personality.

  • Go Army - US Army's America's Army Game and other free interactive games simulating military careers with the United States Army.

  • America*s Navy - America’s Navy offers careers and jobs that fit all backgrounds and interests.

  • U.S. Air Force - If your child is currently a junior or senior in high school or has recently graduated, there are many opportunities waiting in the Air Force.

  • Marines - The official website of the United States Marine Corps - There may be career opportunities waiting with the Marines.

Last updated 5/3/2013 E-Government Portal
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