career exploration

By Erin Eagan
May 21-27 is EMS Week . It’s a time to celebrate those who dedicate their lives to serving the EMS professions. From dispatchers to EMTs, paramedics, police and fire department, they’re on the frontlines of day-to-day lifesaving services. We rarely expect to need the care of an EMS professional,...
By Erin Eagan
Summer is the time for children to recharge after a long school year. But for some, that time can also be used to get a jumpstart on their futures. Many colleges around the state offer summer camps, workshops and other events to help middle and high school students explore potential careers. In...
By Erin Eagan
Choosing a career path is no easy task. But, as always, we're here to help. For a career with a stable outlook, look no further than Criminal Justice. Careers in criminal justice offer long-term job security in a challenging and fulfilling field and can be found at the federal, state, county and...
By Erin Eagan
Many people dream of a career in health care, but being a doctor or nurse may not be a realistic choice. Fortunately, there are plenty of other professions in the health care industry that don’t require a decade of schooling and a lifetime of student debt. What about a career as an allied health...
By Erin Eagan
October is Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin, when the spotlight shines brightly on an industry that accounts for $58 billion of the state’s annual economic output. Unfortunately, a recurring theme with Manufacturing Month over the years has been the industry’s struggle to find skilled workers in...
By Erin Eagan
Apprenticeships are a proven pathway to employment, providing Americans with the skills and knowledge they need to land good-paying jobs. In the past few years, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded $175 million in grants to 46 applicants across the country to develop or expand apprenticeships in...
By Susan Pohorski
ComputerEngineeringTech.jpg Computer Engineering Technology is one of many IT programs offered at Wisconsin's technical colleges. If you and your child are looking for careers with a bright future, consider the many occupations in Information Technology, or IT. As parents, our job is to prepare our...
By Susan Pohorski
Your friends, family members and business contacts can be a great starting point for your child’s career exploration. When you introduce your child to a new person be sure to say something about the work that person does. Another way to make your child aware of different careers is to take them for...
By Susan Pohorski
Stocksy_txp550e6f43g5R000_Small_352236.jpg Often teens don’t know what they want to do as adults because they were not exposed to different careers when they were young. Career exploration can begin with a preschool picture book. Bob the Builder is not the only career role model for young children...

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