Career Planning for Youth | Waukesha County Technical College

Career Planning for Youth

Career planning can be exciting, but also a little overwhelming. Fortunately, WCTC’s Career Connections offers a wealth of resources to help middle and high school students, their parents and guidance counselors navigate this process.

Career Planning and Exploration

  • Career Connections provides career-planning appointments for parents and youth. Please call to make an appointment.
  • WCTC’s Work Style Quiz (which takes 60 seconds or less) and the Career Clusters Quiz are easy ways to narrow down your options.
  • My Next Move: This interactive tool covers tasks, skills, salary information and more for 900-plus careers.
  • Mapping Your Future: This interactive tool covers tasks, skills, salary information and more for 900-plus careers.

Education and Training Options for After High School

  • WCTC: Find a WCTC program that fits your interests.
  • Other Wisconsin technical colleges: The Wisconsin Technical College System has 49 campuses. The colleges offer more than 300 programs awarding two-year associate degrees, one- and two-year technical diplomas, and short-term technical diplomas.
  • University of Wisconsin SystemThe UW System is one of the world’s premier public university systems. It educates more than 181,000 students on 26 campuses.

Other Training Options