Real World Career Experiences

Exploring is an innovative, worksite-based program.  Exploring is based on a unique and dynamic relationship between youth and the organizations in their communities.  Local community organizations initiate a specific Explorer post by matching their people and program resources to the interests of young people in the community.  The results are a program of activities that helps youth pursue their special interests, grow and develop.  The 12 career fields are aligned to the 16 U.S. Department of Education career clusters. 


“To provide positive and meaningful real-world career experiences and leadership development opportunities for all teenagers and young adults in their chosen field of interest.”


  • Strong Personal Values and Character Development
  • Build self-worth and self-confidence
  • Leadership development
  • Social development
  • Unique career experiences, networking & internships
  • Personal development
  • Volunteer community service
  • Group collaboration and teamwork


Schools, Businesses & Organization Benefits:

  • Easy to start a post
  • Proven & flexible model
  • Potential future employees
  • General Liability Insurance

Exploring Career Fields

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Career Exploring Program:

Career Exploring is a worksite-based program for young men and women ages 14 (and have completed the 8th grade) through 20 years old. The purpose of the Exploring program is to provide real world career experiences and develop other critical skills necessary for success in a college and a career including:

  • Leadership development
  • Character Development
  • Social & Professional Networking
  • Community Service


Most Career Exploring programs align with the high school calendar and begin in the fall, while some also offer summer activities, conferences, internships and other events. Most meet once or twice a month throughout the school year.


Online Career Interest Survey


Three Habors Council    330 South 84th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53214-1468   414.774.1776

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