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Preparing for a Work-baseD Experience

Understand the Exploration Process

General steps/guide to ensure a student exploration experience is professional and easy for the student, educator, and business contact. 

Send An Email Request to the Employer

Use this sample text to create a professional email to request a exploration opportunity with a local business.

Complete a Consent Form & Contact your School advisor

Working with a school advisor/counselor and a parent, this example consent form will help in creating a safe career exploration experience for students under age 18.

Prepare Exploration Questions

Asking questions during exploration opportunity helps foster conversation between the student explorer and industry professional.

Reflect on your experience

Update and use this document to track class schedule, training needed,  grades, financials and more, especially after a career experience, to support the academic planning journey.

Preparing for Training & Education

Understand Financial Need for Your Inspired Career Training

Learn about your financial needs and options for paying for a credential, whether that is with a 4-year college, technical school, apprenticeship, or on-site training.

FInd Your College FIt

Choosing your path after high school is difficult - use these ideas to direct your decision to attend the right college, technical school or join the workforce.

Research Scholarship Options

Looking for funds to help pay for your degree/credential? Check out area scholarship opportunities and find a specific school district scholarship page.

Create a Scholarship Resume

Looking to apply for a scholarship? Use this resume template to include your academic experience, volunteer involvement, sport's commitment, and all your other activities.

Prepare for Scholarship Essays

While applying for scholarships, many applications will request a scholarship essay or cover letter. Utilize these tips and tricks to showcase your skills and experience.

Budget Tools for your Inspired Life

Use this Budget Planning tool to determine how much money is needed to afford the things in your inspired life style. Determine your salary goals, which can point you to a career in your interested career cluster that best meets that income level.

List of Career Interest Clubs to Join

Preparing for YOur Career

Entry-Level or Internship Resume Example

A free, editable document is geared for young employees looking for a first time job or internship to highlight experiences, volunteer opportunities, certificates and skill sets.

Resume Creation Workshop

This worksheet helps capture past experiences, education, and community involvement to support the creation of a new resume. This is a great way to track involvement through high school and college.

Sample Cover Letter

Using this sample cover letter can help ensure to highlight interests in a specific position, past experiences with examples related to the open position and opportunity for applicant to note life skills learned along the way.

Dress for Success

Proper dressing is one of the most important aspects for interviews and preparing for a career. Different jobs have varying dress code requirements based on the job requirements. Use this as a guide.

Interview Preparation

Prepare for an interview by reviewing possible questions that may be asked. Practice answering the prep questions out loud so you can hear your answers or request a mock interview with a local professional. Also, prepare a list of questions you could ask the interviewer(s) to learn more about the company/position.

MId-Level Resume Sample
Understand Employer Benefit Packages

Use this Budget Planning tool if  you're not sure how much money you need to afford the things you want in life. This budget planning resource will help you determine your salary goals, which can point you to a career in your interested career cluster that best meets that income level.

Community Employment Resources

Forward Services

This nonprofit organization in greater Green Bay provides employment, training and support services to transform the lives of those they service and spark the talent that exists in everyone.

Job Center of Wisconsin

This online tool offers support for adult job searchers by offering career exploration resources and job listings across all industries.

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

A resource for individuals with mental or physical barriers to employment.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of careers.

Volunteer Center of Brown County

The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of careers.

WisConnct Internship Search Tool

Find internship opportunities in your area, relevant to your field of study. Learn tools to assist in applying for an internship and helpful life skills. 

Basic Need Services

Find community resources and referrals on a variety of health and human service issues available with one easy call to one of 2-1-1’s trusted and caring call specialists. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Search for a Job

NationJob is the #1 community-based internet recruitment program, connecting job seekers, employers, communities and industries to fill critical skill positions.


NEW Manufacturing Alliance

A group of manufacturers, working with educators, workforce development, chambers of commerce and state organizations to promote manufacturing in our Northeast WI region. Find videos about local careers in manufacturing and career based learning experiences.


N.E.W. IT Alliance

A collaborative effort between educators, workforce development experts and industry leaders to address the IT talent challenges facing the Northeast Wisconsin region. Explore careers in Information Technology.


N.E.W Construction Alliance

An association of employers in the construction trades collaborating to work with educators, workforce development, economic development, and government to promote careers in the building and construction trades in NE Wisconsin.

Greater Green Bay Healthcare Alliance 

A collaboration of healthcare, education, and community organizations committed to a growing a diverse healthcare workforce by offering group shadow events and more.



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