Your one-stop listing of useful programs for students, educators, job seekers and employers of tomorrow’s workforce in southeastern Wisconsin.
Stuff for students
All Wisconsin students can access career-related assessments, career and college profiles, and information about financial aid and employment.
Free computer science courses.
CYBER EDUCATION WISCONSIN
Info on cybersecurity degrees, career paths, certifications and courses.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION – ACADEMIC & CAREER PLANNING
Equips students with tools to make informed choices about postsecondary education and training.
Providing academic enrichment and lifestyle development programs to underserved girls in southeast Wisconsin.
GIRL DEVELOP IT
Organization devoted to getting women the materials needed to pursue careers in software development.
Technology-based workforce development, leadership training program and social enterprise.
Career-readiness organization that engages young people in leadership opportunities.
MILWAUKEE NARI FOUNDATION
Scholarships for students in the home improvement and remodeling industry.
WCTC DUAL ENROLLMENT ACADEMY
Trains high school seniors in high-demand fields while earning college credits through WCTC.
A partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS
Provides college and career readiness programs, resources and support for young adults.
Stuff for career planning
Information for career exploration, training and jobs.
Government-provided data and information on occupations and industries, pay and benefits.
JOB CENTER OF WISCONSIN
Current job openings as reported by employers throughout Wisconsin.
LIFT UP MKE
Training women in technology to re-enter tech careers.
Articles on job search, salary negotiation and career advice.
MY SKILLS MY FUTURE
Compare careers, find training and search for jobs.
Job and skills search tools.
Advice, tips and articles for students to assist them in getting hired.
WISCONNECT INTERNSHIP COORDINATION
Connects employers and students interested in internships.
WISCONSIN AHEC HEALTH CAREERS
Information on health careers in Wisconsin.
Statewide online employment system for Wisconsin Technical College students and graduates.
Job search and employment information from the State of Wisconsin.
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD IN MILWAUKEE COUNTY
Resources for job-seekers as well as employers.
Stuff for employers
ADVANCING AI WISCONSIN
Initiative to increase awareness of digital disruption technologies and their impact on Wisconsin businesses.
DYNAMIC WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS
Workforce training, consulting, management and administrative services.
GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL ON WORKFORCE INVESTMENT
Aiding Wisconsin employers in finding the workers they need and providing training resources.
THE GREATER MILWAUKEE COMMITTEE
Promotes a Regional Workforce Alliance between corporations, talent networks, and schools in Milwaukee.
Program targeting young adults in underserved communities who are interested in the technology field.
Aligning programs and curriculum to the needs of industrial and manufacturing operations.
MILWAUKEE BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADES COUNCIL
Partnering local unions, community organizations, construction associations and industry leaders.
MKE TECH HUB
Growing technology and innovation in the Milwaukee region.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS
Member organization serving America’s housing industry since the early 1940s.
Helps employers address the ongoing need for a highly skilled workforce.
SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Promotes HR as a profession and provides education, certification and networking to members.
WEDC’S SEED ACCELERATOR PROGRAM
Supplies grants to eligible communities and organizations to support startups in Wisconsin.
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
Building and strengthening Wisconsin’s workforce through job training and employment assistance.
WISCONSIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP.
Leading economic development efforts for the state by providing resources to companies and communities.
WISCONSIN FAST FORWARD GRANTS
Grants to support employer-led worker training projects.
WISCONSIN MANUFACTURERS & COMMERCE
Wisconsin’s business voice since 1911, representing more than 3,800 member companies.
WISCONSIN MANUFACTURING EXTENSION PARTNERSHIP
Specialized nonprofit organization providing targeted consulting services to small and medium manufacturers within its service territory in Wisconsin.
WORKFORCE TRAINING GRANTS
Grant funding for businesses to increase job skills of the business’s employees.
The following groups promote the interests of the business community in their regions:
KENOSHA AREA BUSINESS ALLIANCE
METROPOLITAN BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
METROPOLITAN MILWAUKEE ASSOCIATION OF COMMERCE
MILWAUKEE 7 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP
OZAUKEE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
RACINE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP.
SHEBOYGAN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP.
WASHINGTON COUNTY WORKFORCE ALLIANCE
WAUKESHA COUNTY BUSINESS ALLIANCE