Workforce Development

Are you seeking information to help you build your workforce, or do you have a desire to become a part of the dynamic Wisconsin manufacturing industry?  Below find a listing of helpful links and resources.

Alternative Education:

Milwaukee Job Corps –  a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training.

Apprenticeship:

Wisconsin Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards

Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program – designed for high school students who want hands-on learning in an occupational area at a worksite, along with classroom instruction.

Youth Apprenticeship - GPS Education Partners – Navigating Student Success, to meet the needs of non-traditional high school learners.

Chambers of Commerce:

Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce


Granville Brown Deer Area Chamber of Commerce Milwaukee


Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC)


Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce


Washington County Chamber of Commerce


Waukesha County Business Alliance

Manufacturing Organizations:

Dream it!  Do it! –  is a national initiative sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers. Its focus is to increase awareness of the high-paying, high-quality career opportunities available in manufacturing.

Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP)– enhances success of Wisconsin’s small to mid-sized manufacturers by providing real-world knowledge in continuous improvement, business strategies and best practices.

Wisconsin Government Workforce Resources:

Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

W-O-W Workforce Development

Office of Veterans Employment Services

Wisconsin High School Programs:

BotsIQ Wisconsin– A robotics education program.

SkillsUSA– a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

Wisconsin Technical Colleges:

Wisconsin TechConnect is a statewide online employment information system for recruiting Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) students and graduates for all types of employment. Wisconsin TechConnect is a collaborative effort of Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges.

Gateway Technical College

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC)

Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC)

Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC)


Wisconsin Technical College System


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