CAREER PLANNING

Creating a Resume
The Wisconsin Job Center and the Department of Labor provide excellent resources for resume building, from designing and formatting to creating content. 
 
Writing a Cover Letter
CareerOneStop, an employment resource by the US Department of Labor, provides a useful, concise guide to creating a cover letter.
 
 
Job Searching in Milwaukee
This site is an excellent source for finding jobs in Milwaukee, providing links to city, state, and national job databases, job sites of Milwaukee’s largest employers, and job resources by industry.
 
Internship Search
Below are links to sites with a strong emphasis on internships
Internships for Youth in Milwaukee 
Earn & Learn recruits and places young people with previous work experience into entry- level summer jobs for area businesses. The Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP) provides eight-week summer internship opportunities in a city department. Applications for next season will begin in January 2014. 

 
Preparing for an Interview
               

 

Mission
LVP seeks to expand and improve youth workforce development efforts in Milwaukee by sharing resources, facilitating and supporting collaborations between the public and private sectors, and advocating for youth workforce development partners in the community.

Vision
LVP’s vision is that the public and private sectors in Milwaukee will effectively and efficiently work together to provide the best college and career readiness programs to the city’s youth.


Contact Information
William J. Malone
Youth Development Coordinator
Phone: 414.286-5894
Email: William.Malone@milwaukee.gov
Dept. of City Development
809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202