Youth visit with employers at the 2017 4-H career fair in Washakie County.

UW Extension, Wyoming 4-H to Host Virtual Career Night March 22

Youth visit with employers at the 2017 4-H career fair in Washakie County.
Mykle Baugh of Diesel Pickup Specialists in Worland visits with youth at the 2017 4-H career fair in Worland.

Young people in Wyoming and beyond can learn about a variety of career opportunities during a virtual career night hosted by University of Wyoming Extension and Wyoming 4-H Tuesday, March 22.

“Exploring Your Future and Growing a Career: Virtual Career Night” will begin at 6 p.m. with a welcome and introduction, followed by a brief presentation by Tris Munsick, a country music artist from Sheridan.

Following Munsick’s talk, participants will learn about career opportunities in six career tracks: agriculture and natural resources, business, health and education, expressive arts, trades, and wild and crazy. Each track will feature industry professionals who will provide insights into their careers. The presentations will be recorded and available for later viewing at

The event is free, but registration is required. To register, go to A Zoom link will be provided following registration.

“This event is a unique way to connect with people in different professions and learn about a variety of careers that are available,” says Amber Armajo, UW Extension 4-H/youth educator in Washakie County. “Not only can participants learn about career options, but they also can ask questions of professionals and college recruiters.”

Representatives from UW, the state’s community colleges and WyoTech will be available to talk about opportunities available at their schools and answer questions.

For more information, go to; or call Armajo at (307) 347-3431 or email

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