High School

Career Exploration and Workforce Preparation Activities

Did you cover everything? Tips on writing a winning cover letter.

August 14, 2013

A winning cover letter catches the reader’s attention and makes him, or her, want to review your resume and schedule an interview.

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The latest on resumes

December 30, 2019

It is time to tweak or update your resume content?


Resumes: Five key tips to make yours stand out

August 23, 2019

Employers scan resumes in two minutes or less. How do you write a resumes that will stand out in the stack? These five resumes writing tips might be your answer.

Apprenticeships are on the rise: Consider this opportunity to earn and learn

May 25, 2018

Learn the advantages of apprenticeships and how to access them.

Financial Literacy Activities

4-H Smart Money Contests

Join Michigan 4-H as we hold fun contests and workshops leading up to National Financial Literacy Month in April. Expand your knowledge and compete with other youth across Michigan to earn prizes in money management challenges.

Healthy Living Activities

Consider adding of these appreciation activities to your team. Photo by Laurie Rivetto and Makena Schultz, MSU Extension.

Hold an appreciation afternoon

March 12, 2020

Focusing on appreciation has a personal and professional benefit.

Healthy Youth Activities for 4-H Leaders and Clubs cover page

Healthy Youth Activities for 4-H Leaders and Clubs

March 20, 2017

Health is the fourth "H" in 4-H and an important part of every 4-H members' life!

International Studies Activities

World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute

The World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute is a one-day event that gives high school students the opportunity to present research and recommendations on how to solve key global challenges.

Science Activities

Be a Zoonotic Disease Detective Activity Book (4H1671)

March 20, 2017

Check out the handy tips and learning activities in the Be A "Zoonotic" Disease Detective publication, so that you can learn to be a disease detective too!


4-H Science Blast Activities

December 1, 2015

The ready-to-use lesson plans are designed to help leaders teach youth participants important science concepts and include complete instructions for two experiments.

4-H Animal Science Anywhere

February 23, 2015

The Animal Science Anywhere lesson series is designed to help leaders engage 4-H youth in learning more about animal and veterinary science projects.

Using Social Media Responsibly 

4-H Responsible Social Media Activities

December 18, 2017

According to “Teens, Social Media and Technology Overview 2015” by the Pew Research Center, nearly three-quarters of teenagers ages 13–17 have access to a smartphone.