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CONNECTING CLASSROOMS TO CAREERS AND LEARNING TO LIFE

FutureForward offers an easy way to activate resources to integrate into formal and informal learning environments, career readiness programs, and everyday conversations with trusted role models to explore, expose, and engage youth in hands-on career learning.  

EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

Apprenticeships
Career Fairs/Reverse Career Fairs
Guest Speaker/Guest Instructor
Employability/Soft Skills

Informational Interviews
Internships
Job Shadows

Material Donations  
Mentorships
Mock Interviews
Paid/Unpaid Work Experience
Project Based Learning 
Resume & Cover Letter Support
Service Learning/Student Volunteerism
Tours

LED & SUPPORTED BY INDUSTRY PARTNERS IN

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Architecture and Construction
Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
Business, Management, and Administration
Education and Training
Energy Systems
Finance
Government and Public Administration
Health Science
Hospitality and Tourism
Human Services
Information Technology
Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security
Manufacturing
Marketing
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

BENEFITS

FORMAL & INFORMAL LEARNING PROVIDERS

Create relationships and build partnerships that demonstrate real-world application of the content taught in the classroom. Help youth build their networks, practices employability skills, and intentionally practice life skills that will lead to success in life after high school graduation. Assist youth in identifying and self-actualizing their skills, talents, and purpose in their own community.

INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS/EMPLOYERS

Invest in a long-term strategy to develop future talent pipelines, update recruiting strategies for the next generation of workers, reduce hiring and training costs, engage more employees, and support your local community.

ROLE MODELS/PARENTS/GAURDIANS

Explore careers and work environments driven by changing technology and labor market needs. Employ resources and connections to have intentional conversations with your youth to explore their skills, talents, and passions. Utilize career exploration videos and local employers providing career and training experiences to test and validate alignment. Engage your youth in experiences to help them map out the next steps in middle school, high school, and life after graduation while building their professional network.

YOUTH

Explore your interests, skills, and values. Explore potential careers and job outlooks. Dig deeper into career videos and hands-on learning experiences to validate your interests, skills, and values.  Set career goals and lay out your next steps to achieve them. Let the connections you make and experiences you gain guide the student organizations you join, courses you take, the training programs you enter after high school graduation, and employers to work for. 

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