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Youth Career Expo

Students from a variety of high schools will arrive in a rotation style and spend approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes exploring businesses and organizational opportunities.

Invitation Extended to:

Dunn County and surrounding County High School Students

**High school Seniors that qualify will be eligible to apply for a $1,000 scholarship!**

Wisconsin needs more young people to prevent worsening the labor shortage, but there's no easy solution

The Youth Career Expo connects investor businesses to local high school students throughout this career navigation experience.

Businesses who participate in this program will directly market to students what their workforce needs are and promote career pathways. Students who participate in the event will be eager to learn about employment positions available for high school students, internships, post-secondary education needs, scholarships and much more. Businesses should plan on engaging with 400+ youth from the Menomonie and surrounding area.

Employer Participation Benefits

  • Promote your business or organization to young talent who are ready to enter the workforce
  • Connect to students who are prepared for job internship opportunities
  • Increase your brand awareness
  • Education students on your industry via unique and useful materials
  • Engage and empower the future workforce!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Spotlight your business or organization as a Youth Career Expo Sponsor! If you don't see what you are looking for, please contact the Program Manager at [email protected] to explore components of a customized package.

Invitation to School Districts

High school counselors and student advisors: bring your students to the Menomonie High School to explore careers and educational opportunities. All students in grades 9-12 are welcome to participate. Schools are allotted 90 minutes to explore.

Help Your Students Discover Their Future

Inquire about career pathways | Learn about career readiness | Explore business & organization scholarships | Meet area employers and education partners | Determine career education requirements | Engage in hands-on skill demonstrations | Participate in mock interviews


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On Site at Menomonie High School


Tour the University of Wisconsin-Stout followed by a complimentary lunch

This visit will require an additional two hours. Schools must attend the Youth Career Expo in order to tour UW-Stout.

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