21st Century Careers

21st Century Careers

After-school and summer programming that provides low-income and potential first-generation college students with opportunities to explore career and college pathways. Youth receive academic support, explore college and career options, visit college campuses, and learn job skills through summer career awareness internships. More than 90 percent of students who participate indicate that they are now see college as more likely in their future.

21st Century Careers currently takes place at James C. Wright Middle School in Madison, and Patrick Marsh and Prairie View Middle School in Sun Prairie.

ADVANCE Your Career!

Job boards and classified ads only include about 20% of all available jobs. The Urban League can help you uncover the other 80%! We offer an array of FREE job training, placement, and coaching services as well as access to a network of the region’s premier employers.

Our Locations

Center for Workforce & Economic Development
2222 S. Park St. | Madison, WI 53713

Southwest Madison Employment Center
1233 McKenna Blvd. | Madison, WI 53719



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We rely on over 500 volunteers, 10,000 hours of volunteerism, donations from individuals, and sponsorship of our events and programs to ensure our services are free. Join us in fulfilling our mission!

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