Being part of 4-H prepares you for your future career. You are developing decision-making, communication, and leadership skills – which are in demand in today’s workplace.
4-H Canada’s Careers on the Grow is a career development program where you can explore career paths, apply your skills, and gain hands-on work experience.
What’s available to you
Mentorship and networking connections can help you gain insights into career fields, build your professional knowledge, and get career ready! Gain valuable career advice from an experienced professional to help you and learn about different industries and work toward your career goals.
Applications to participate in the eMentorship program is now closed.
Take advantage of hands-on learning opportunities within companies, on farms, with social enterprises, and in rural and urban communities across Canada with our internships program. These internships help you build upon your transferrable and career readiness skills while gaining meaningful work experience that expands your professional network.
The application period for internships is open from Nov. 23, 2022 to Jan. 23, 2023.
Career Exploration Modules
Build key career readiness skills and practice them through a personalized and hands-on, experiential challenge! Two new career exploration modules are completely individualized – meaning you will complete activities that consider and focus on your career journey.
Download the Career Exploration Modules today!
Career Resources for Volunteer Leaders
It’s exciting to see 4-H’ers find their passion and start on the path to pursuing their dream career. Volunteer club leaders are a vital resource for youth to turn to during this exciting, but often challenging, time in their lives.
Supporting 4-H’ers on this journey is easier than you might think! We’ve developed some resources with simple ways to incorporate career readiness skills into your existing club programming.
Career Development Webinars
Our series of webinars will equip you with the tools you need to stand out in the job application process and prepare you to enter the workforce!
Learn how to build and best utilize your LinkedIn profile, get tips for writing a stand-out resume, learn how to master your job interviews, and so much more.
Check out our suite of pre-recorded webinars and stay tuned for upcoming webinar sessions that you can attend for free!
Meet industry leaders to chat about career paths and life lessons. This unique approach to networking allows you to discover and explore career paths and engage in invaluable discussions that help to grow your leadership abilities, confidence, and future aspirations.
Mentorship Circles take place during the annual Members Forum conference. Contact your provincial 4-H office to attend!
Get career recommendations that match your skills to the jobs of tomorrow. The RBC Upskill Tool will help you discover new and exciting career possibilities best suited for you!
Support Careers on the Grow
Are you an employer or alumni looking to help 4-H Canada support today’s youth in growing their career path?
Careers on the Grow is supported by: