This MSU pre-college program focuses on civic engagement and public policy. Teens experience state government in action as they interact with legislators and staff.
FREE hands-on financial education simulation for high school youth and college students.
The 2014 Festival will feature topics spanning the science spectrum, from astonomy to human behavior to robotics to zoology. Presentations are designed to excite your mind.
This includes the state-level equine contests for communications, horse bowl, horse judging and hippology!
This MSU pre-college program gives young people a chance to experience college life, learn new ideas and skills, and meet people from across Michigan.
Position yourself to get paid! Get the job you want and build your future. Identify skills and learn how to prepare for your career.
Career exploration is the “process in which an individual chooses an educational path or training or a job which fits their interests, skills and abilities.” (www.businessdictionary.com/definition/ career-exploration.html, retrieved 07-25-12)
Workforce preparation refers to the skill-building and educational programming and training done with individuals to prepare them for work.
The following resources are available to assist in planning for a career and job success.
You may have heard this statement: “It’s not always the best person who gets the job, but the person best at getting the job.” Many experts agree, so it’s worth investing time to understand everything you can about:
For more information on how to get involved as a youth or volunteer, contact your county MSU Extension office or:
Michigan 4-H Youth Development
- 4-H Career Education Activities, Handouts & Presentations
- Before the Job Search (Portfolios, Resumes & References)
- Career Bookmarks
- Career Exploration Tools
- College Financial Aid Resources
- Communications Toolkit: Fun, Skill-Building Activities to Do With Kids (4H1560)
- Good Manners
- Identifying Your Skill Set
- Maintaining the Job
- Networking and the Job Search
- Resumes and Portfolios
- The Interview
- The Job Hunt (Job Fairs, Networking, Job Applications)
- The Seven Steps to a Great Thank-You Note