How can we connect with the next generation to help fill the Milwaukee region’s talent pipeline? Bring together local businesses and students to spark an interest in a potential career.
In February and March, MMAC hosted high school students from six Milwaukee Public Schools for small group career conversations with dynamic and diverse professionals from local businesses in technology, healthcare and business areas, future career aspirations and academic career industry of interest through their participation in a relevant course.
Be the Spark Career Conversations is part of a series of events designed to offer high-impact career experiences providing real-world context for classroom learning and to create strong, enduring alliances between education and industry partners. The goal is to inspire students to explore the broad spectrum of rewarding high-demand
The Be the Spark program focuses on careers in the industries of Technology, Business/Finance and Healthcare.
By 2025, the Milwaukee Region is projected to have more than 450,000 jobs within these industry clusters, offering an average annual wage of $60,000.