Finding work that’s right for us and makes us happy is important because the reality is that most of us will spend the best part of our day on the job. What careers are out there? What career is a good fit? What kind of education will I need? How do I prepare for finding and keeping a job? If these are questions you’re asking, 4-H’s career preparation opportunities, through events such as Exploration Days, can help you find the right path. 4-H also offers help preparing for the job market, through skills such as resume writing, interviewing, networking and more.
Go to the 4-H career preparation page to learn more.
March 25, 2015 | Jodi Schulz | Are you a superhero? Probably not, but what makes a hero so super? Confidence! Learn about superhero power poses and how you can gain confidence in just two minutes!
March 24, 2015 | Kathy Jamieson | Even if you missed your state’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadline, you can still qualify for Federal Aid.
March 24, 2015 | Frank Cox | 4-H can prepare youth to participate in professional development activities in their future career as they participate in 4-H trainings, seminars, workshops, conferences, camps and other events.
March 24, 2015 | Debra Barrett | Career liaisons from Career Jump Start provide new programming opportunity for Michigan State University Extension that will benefit Michigan youth.
March 18, 2015 | Teresa Clark-Jones | Feedback is important to be successful in relationships and in the workplace.
March 15, 2015 | Suzanne Pish | Part of healthy youth development includes being hired into first-time job positions.
March 13, 2015 | Frank Cox | Youth can participate in 4-H and create documentaries, films and videos highlighting their 4-H involvement or 4-H in general. This project or talent can lead to a major in college and a future career.
March 6, 2015 | Thomas Long | 4-H offers opportunities for youth to get out of their typical environment and explore professions and careers they might not have considered or were not “conveniently” exposed to.
March 3, 2015 | Thomas Long | Skilled trades may be an answer when it comes to opportunities and obstacles for millennials.
February 27, 2015 | Sara Keinath | Use these tips to make sure your resume is the best representation of you and your skills.
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Date: Apr 2, 2015
Location: Country Dairy of New Era or Hart Community Center of Hart
Date: Apr 8, 2015
Location: Bay County Building, 515 Center Avenue Suite G-102, Bay City, MI 48708
Date: Apr 11, 2015
Location: Otsego County Building 800 Livingston Blvd Gaylord, Michigan 49735
- Be the “E” Entrepreneurship national 4-H curriculum
- Be the “E” Entrepreneurship National 4-H Curriculum
- Before the Job Search (Portfolios, Resumes & References)
- Business Plan Template
- Career Education & Training Opportunities
- Career Exploration Tools
- College Financial Aid Resources
- Going Solo
- Going Solo Curriculum
- Networking and the Job Search
- Pre-College Programs & Resources
- State and national 4-H websites
- The Interview
- The Job Hunt (Job Fairs, Networking, Job Applications)
- Youth Entrepreneurship Bookmarks
- Youth entrepreneurship sites
- Zoonotic Disease