Start Exploring Now with these Resources...

A multitude of career options and pathways can lead you to a successful future. It is important to begin early with exploring careers and the life skills needed, how they match your interests, life goals, and the education that will help you attain the vision you have for Your Future! Once you have a career interest, explore if it is the right fit for you by...

  • Researching the Career through your schools career software
  • Visiting a company to tour or job shadow someone already working in the field
  • Consider the following items to determine if the career is a fit for your future...
    • Are job opportunities for the career increasing or decreasing and in what cities the career is available
    • Is the work environment a match for your personality (individual or team environment, hands on projects vs office space, other)
    • Identify the type of education required after high school
    • Is the career a fit for your future lifestyle desires (salary, work hours & flexibility, family desires, hobbies, other)
    • Does the career match your strengths and interests? (teamwork, communication, problem solving, other)

Your interests and strengths may change. If the career is not a fit, that's ok, revisit Step 1 - Know, to see if a new interest rises to the top.

Click on your school district below to connect to your schools career planning software which provides access to explore descriptions, and other details about the careers that interest you.

If your School District is not listed, contact your school counselor to gain access to your career planning software.

  • Seeing a career in action by visiting a company or speaking with someone who works in the career today is a great step toward confirming if you are ready to begin planning your pathway to attain the career or if you want to reevaluate your interests.  The following links are local resources to help you connect with employers in the Greater Green Bay Area
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook - The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of careers.
  • Budget Planning - If you're not sure how much money you need to afford the things you want in life, visit this budget planning resource to help you determine your salary goals.
  • Job Center of Wisconsin - Find current job openings and other resources for applying to and getting your first job.
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - A resource for individuals with mental or physical barriers to employment.