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Career Exploration Workshops

Telescope iconLooking to switch career paths? Trying to figure out what career would best suit you? Join us for our Career Exploration series, a three-day workshop provided at no cost to students and community members.

In this workshop, you’ll identify your strengths, explore career paths, make a plan for your next steps, and more. Career seekers of all experience levels are encouraged to join.

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Upcoming dates and locations

  • December 1 (Friday only), 9am-1pm, Willow Creek
  • January 17 – 19 (Wednesday – Friday), 10am-12pm, online via Zoom
  • February 22 (Thursday only), 9am-1pm, 42nd Avenue
  • March 13 – 15 (Wednesday – Friday), 10am-12pm, Willow Creek

What you’ll learn

Day 1: Explore You
  • Explore your values when it comes to a career.
  • Identify how your strengths, aptitudes, and interests could lead to a new opportunity.
  • Learn about (and take) self-assessments.
Day 2: Explore Careers
  • Get tools for exploring careers.
  • Learn about the apprenticeship model.
  • Research career paths.
Day 3: Explore Next Steps
  • Explore education and training options.
  • Learn about resources for success.
  • Make a plan for your next steps.


This program is made possible thanks to the Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award.