Wisconsin Youth Opportunities

Youth opportunity programs can help individuals experience different types of employment as well as achieve career goals. There are a variety of activities available to Wisconsin Youth to reach this end. These links are meant to be a starting point.

  • Student Intern Program (SIP) - US Department of Agriculture Student Internships offered year round for students who are at least 16 years of age or older and who are also enrolled in a school, college or other qualifying educational program.

  • 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!

  • Green Careers Guide - Not sure what a solar panel installer is? This website describes what green job titles actually do. Also lists information on starting a green business and obtaining green job training.

  • My Next Move - Do you already know the type of job in which you are interested? If not, will you know it when you see it? Or are you not really sure at all? Let us help you! My Next Move is specifically designed to help you determine the right career for you, and to help you find a job that you will enjoy. Another tool from O*Net.

  • mySkills myFuture - Do you already have skills that you would like to put to use in a new job or career? Tell us about your current job and we'll give you suggestions for other ways to use your skills. Another tool from CareerOneStop.

  • Students Test Drive a Career - Youth Apprenticeship Information from the Western WI Technical College.

  • Summer Camps - A Listing of WI Summer Camps from MySummerCamps.com.

  • Youth Employment - Tools and resources to get a job through the Job Center of Wisconsin.

  • Youth Options Programs - Open to public high school juniors and seniors who meet certain requirements to take postsecondary courses at a UW institution, a Wisconsin technical college, one of the state's participating private nonprofit institutions of higher education, or tribally-controlled colleges.

Last updated 5/2/2013

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