La Crosse Promise Hosts Job Fairs

 

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La Crosse, WI April 20, 2018 — La Crosse Promise Future Centers are hosting two job fairs for high school students on April 24 at Central High School and on May 1 at Logan High School.  Employers from the area will have the opportunity to meet with potential employees.

Tuesday April 24, Central High School, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Tuesday, May 1, Logan High School, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

About La Crosse Promise Future Centers

We are working to maximize the number of students with plans to attend college or vocational school upon graduation. This not only bolsters a student’s economic participation in their future, it also strengthens our city. Since 2012, our highly-trained advisors have guided thousands of La Crosse students through the post-high school planning process.

Our purposes include:

Career Exploration

  • Careerexploration
  • Share data regarding earning potential, training needed
  • Arrange careerspeakers and job shadows
  • Workforce preparation

Post-Secondary Options  

  • Classroom presentations and individual meetings on college exploration
  • Provide parents with guidance for post-secondary timeline and options
  • Coordinate campus tours.
  • Promote college awareness events

 

Financial Aid Education

  • Offer FAFSAworkshops, events, and assistance
  • Help with finding scholarships and completing applications
  • Present parent programs which explain the cost of college
  • Host programs on student personal finance and budgeting
  • Host job fairs for students

Post-Secondary Enrollment Guidance 

  • Communicate with admissions staffs to determine best practices
  • Collaborate with Logan/Central AVID staff to maximize school enrollment
  • Assist students with application process, including required documents and follow-up
  • Facilitate setting up and utilizing school accounts and summer orientation registration
  • Mentor at-risk students (at risk for not making it to college) over the summer months