Career explorations

Do you have a dream career, but you're unsure how to make it a reality? Trying to decide what field or profession is a good fit with your abilities?

4-H lets you try a wide variety of new things, explore interests, and gain skills and confidence. As you grow with 4-H, you can narrow in on areas of greatest interest, and pursue opportunities that lead you down a pathway to your chosen career!

  • Discover what education and training you will need beyond high school, and how to afford it.
  • Learn which salaries and benefits of various careers best fit your goals.
  • Do research, job shadowing, and volunteer work to gain knowledge and experience for your career!
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    Do you have a dream career, but you're unsure how to make it a reality? Trying to decide what field or profession is a good fit with your abilities?

    4-H lets you try a wide variety of new things, explore interests, and gain skills and confidence. As you grow with 4-H, you can narrow in on areas of greatest interest, and pursue opportunities that lead you down a pathway to your chosen career!

    • Discover what education and training you will need beyond high school, and how to afford it.
    • Learn which salaries and benefits of various careers best fit your goals.
    • Do research, job shadowing, and volunteer work to gain knowledge and experience for your career!
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        Resources for all levels

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        CE100 Career Explorations

        Target audience: Senior (age 14-18)

        • Identify how your skills and interests tie in to career choices
        • Find and land an internship
        • Identify college degrees and training you will need for your career
        • Build a portfolio of career skills and abilities
        • Explore entrepreneurship as a career option
        • Learn how to search and apply for jobs, create a resume, and nail that interview

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      Opportunities

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        4-H Youth Futures

        Nationally recognized "college within reach" program engaging students in orientation, mentoring, and summer youth conference

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        Summers@Mizzou

        Career exploration summer camps open to all youth ages 12-18 on the University of Missouri campus. Experience your future!

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        4-H SPIN Clubs

        Organizations and communities can partner with 4-H to offer young people short-term (special interest) experiences in career exploration and readiness

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        Career Days

        4-H is partnering to offer non-traditional career day events for public school students grades 7-8 on college campuses.

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      Resources for all levels

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      CE100 Career Explorations

      Target audience: Senior (age 14-18)

      • Identify how your skills and interests tie in to career choices
      • Find and land an internship
      • Identify college degrees and training you will need for your career
      • Build a portfolio of career skills and abilities
      • Explore entrepreneurship as a career option
      • Learn how to search and apply for jobs, create a resume, and nail that interview

      Currciulum

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    Opportunities

    • Show/Hide

      4-H Youth Futures

      Nationally recognized "college within reach" program engaging students in orientation, mentoring, and summer youth conference

      Learn more

    • Show/Hide

      Summers@Mizzou

      Career exploration summer camps open to all youth ages 12-18 on the University of Missouri campus. Experience your future!

      Learn more

    • Show/Hide

      4-H SPIN Clubs

      Organizations and communities can partner with 4-H to offer young people short-term (special interest) experiences in career exploration and readiness

      Learn more

    • Show/Hide

      Career Days

      4-H is partnering to offer non-traditional career day events for public school students grades 7-8 on college campuses.

      Learn more