Creating a Career Ready Wisconsin

Providing Wisconsin with the resources and support for the next generation of talent

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Connecting students & educators to industry partners

Through regional collaboration, we connect students and educators to career professionals who will inspire and expose them to new opportunities across all industry sectors.

Students

Put your future into focus by connecting with local partners and explore career areas of interest.

Educators

Create stronger connections with industry partners to enhance classroom learning and the academic and career planning process.

Employers

Seamlessly connect across the entire network to promote your industry and cultivate the next generation of talent.

Events

View the calendar of events or make an individual request to explore your career area of interest.

Our network is growing and expanding

300+

Employers

800

Career mentors

100+

School districts

66k+

Grades 6-12 students served

Industry Partners Impacting Future Talent

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Join us for our upcoming Virtual Career Chats and explore exciting career paths! πŸš€ Don't miss out on these amazing opportunities to gain insights and connect with professionals in the field.

πŸ“… April 3, 1:30 PM – Managing Attorney with Mclario, Helm, Bertling & Spiegel, S.C.
Register here: https://www.addevent.com/event/vp20902743

πŸ“… April 9, 2:00 PM – Surgical First Assistant with Aurora
Register here: https://www.addevent.com/event/nJ20902707

Secure your spot now and take the first step towards your dream career!

Attention Businesses!
Ever wondered what the future generation is curious about in terms of career paths? We've got the answers! We surveyed students and here are the top careers they're eager to learn more about.

Now, we're on the lookout for passionate career mentors like YOU to join our virtual career conversations. Share your journey, insights, and wisdom in just 30 minutes, all from the comfort of your own space.

It's quick, it's easy, and it's incredibly rewarding. Click the link to sign up today! https://inspirewi.formstack.com/forms/sessionregistration

A huge shoutout to our amazing sponsors for supporting the upcoming Career Fair at Fond du Lac High School! Together, we're providing invaluable opportunities for our students to explore their future career paths. Thank you for investing in the next generation!
Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc.
Quality Truck Care Center
Service Motor Company
Holiday Automotive
Kondex Corporation
Mercury Marine
Cost Cutters at Fond du Lac Shoppes
Vesta
Michels Corporation

Hey Students! Join us for a transformative experience at the Career Leadership Breakfast with Inspire WI!

πŸš€ Gain essential professional skills to fuel your future success!
🍳 Enjoy breakfast while networking with professionals and students.
πŸ’Ό Learn and grow to be empowered and confident in your career journey.

πŸ“ Agenda:
7:45-8:00: Registration
8:00-8:30: Breakfast & Welcome from Local 400 and Inspire
8:30-9:00: Round Table Discussions
9:00-9:15: Wrap up & Next Steps

Seating is limited, so secure your spot now! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to boost your career prospects and forge meaningful connections. ➑️Register today https://inspirewi.org/events/

Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400

Mock Interviews were held at Winnebago Lutheran Academy (WLA)
for prospective Youth Apprenticeship students for the 2024-2025 school year. Mock interviews play a crucial role in preparing students for real-world scenarios, helping them hone their interview skills, build confidence, and refine their professional demeanor. They provide a safe space for students to learn and grow, ensuring they are well-equipped to excel in future job opportunities.

A big THANK YOU to Julie, the dedicated Youth Apprenticeship Coordinator, and all the incredible business volunteers who made this event possible- Fond du Lac Dock Spiders, National Exchange Bank & Trust, Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Badger Liquor, Metalcraft of Mayville, Inc., IBEW Local 494 – Milwaukee, Wabash – "One Wabash", Stuart's Landscaping & Garden Center, Quality Truck Care Center. Your support and guidance are invaluable in shaping the future workforce. Let's continue to empower our students for success!

Inspire WI and Atlas Science Center formerly the Paper Discovery Center joined forces to host an unforgettable Healthcare Event! πŸ₯ We had 4 interactive healthcare stations:
1️⃣ Suturing with a physician
2️⃣ Tracking disease with an epidemiologist
3️⃣ Diagnostic testing with lab techs
4️⃣ Medical devices and anatomy with a medical imager

A huge THANK YOU to Surgical Associates of Neenah, Bellin College of Nursing, ThedaCare, and Appleton Health Department for making this possible! This event allowed high school students to interact with healthcare professionals, ask questions, and gain invaluable insights into the industry.
The day concluded with a networking lunch where students connected with career mentors, receiving valuable advice for their future endeavors. It was truly an enriching experience for all involved! Here's to inspiring the next generation of healthcare leaders!

Inspire WI conducted Mock Interviews for seniors at Two Rivers Public School District, providing invaluable experience and preparation for their futures. πŸŽ“
Shoutout to the incredible volunteers from Manitowoc Tool & Manufacturing LLC, Ariens, Lakeside Foods, Two Rivers Utilities, United One Credit Union, Riverside Foods, Inc., and CESA 6 – College & Career Readiness Center for their dedication to empowering students! Your time and effort make a real difference in shaping the next generation's success.

#InspireWisconsin #EmpoweringStudents #MockInterviews #CreatingACareerReadyWisconsin

Inspire WI took students on an exclusive Showcase Tour at Pierce Manufacturing They dove into the heart of industrial innovation and discovered if a Youth Apprenticeship at Pierce was their perfect fit! They witnessed behind-the-scenes action, explored cutting-edge technologies, and gained invaluable insights into the world of Youth Apprenticeship.

#InspireWisconsin #PierceManufacturing #YouthApprenticeship #CareerExploration

Over 25 students from Kiel Area School District had the opportunity to explore the highly technical roles with Amerequip, Rhine Machining & Fabricating, Sargento Cheese, and Masters Gallery Foods, Inc. Through their technical education and manufacturing 4.0 courses, these students are gaining the skills needed for success in in-demand jobs like youth apprenticeships and student roles. Huge shoutout to these companies for sponsoring a delicious pizza lunch for the students after the meeting. The future is looking bright for these young professionals! 🌟

#TechnicalEducation #Manufacturing4.0 #YouthApprenticeship #StudentSuccess #ThankYouCompanies #BrightFuture