What Is Exploring?

Exploring is the young adult program of Learning for Life.  Exploring offers career exploration programs for young men and women ages 14-21.  Exploring participants join a "post" based on their career interests and gain hands on experience and career insight from professionals in their chosen field.  Activities vary by post but can include: job training, field trips, job shadowing, mentoring, group scenarios, case studies, "mock" practice job situations, real experiences, and more. 

  • Exploring units, called posts, are run by a minimum of four adult volunteers from within the community businesses, agencies, and organizations, usually specializing in one of the career fields offered by Exploring.
  • Exploring is a dynamic, flexible program designed to help community organizations serve youth.
  • Exploring is a hands-on, educational, decision-making process.
  • Exploring has career programs in the following twelve clusters:  

Click the Link for the Cluster of your Interest

Art & Humanities

Aviation

Business

Communications

Engineering     

 

 

Fire & Emergency Services

 

 

Health

 

 

Law Enforcement

 

Law & Government

 

Science

 

Skilled Trades

 

Social Scervices

 

Click here to view the Exploring First Nighter video


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