We employ the Whole Child Approach as a Mentoring Program

Career Exploration

We help children succeed in life beyond sports by providing support in choosing careers beyond sports. Our members spend time shadowing various professionals to become more familiar with other career options.

A&B college students participate as interns through working with Colorado State University and Colorado Mesa University.  In partnership with the Denver Public Schools Family and Community Engagement Program (FACE) and the City and County of Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) Summer Youth Employment Program high school and college students home on summer break are paid interns. Some of the careers they are interning for are Interior Design/Real Estate, Sports Management, Sports Media Business Management and Entrepreneurial career development. 

Career Exploring is a work site based program for young men and women ages 14 (and have completed the 8th grade) through 20 years old. The purpose of the Exploring program is to provide real world career experiences and develop other critical skills necessary for success in a college and a career including:

  • Leadership development
  • Character Development
  • Social & Professional Networking
  • Community Service

Exploring is based on a unique and dynamic relationship between youth and the organizations in their communities. Businesses and community organizations initiate a specific Career Explorer post by matching their people and program resources to the interests of youth in the community. The result is a program of activities that helps youth pursue their special interests, grow, and develop.

We work with thousands of local, regional, and national businesses and organizations to deliver the Career Exploring program. Career Exploring posts have been successfully established representing over 100 different career fields.