Location: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Annual MSU pre-college program that attracts approximately 2500 youth participants and chaperones representing all 83 Michigan counties.
Location: MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI
Michigan 4-H Discovery Camp is a five-day exploration camp held at Michigan State University for youth ages 13-19. Campers will explore ideas, research and opportunities in the field of energy as it relates to natural resources and agriculture.
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
- Communications Toolkit: Fun, Skill-Building Activities to Do With Kids (4H1560)
- 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)