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FUEL Milwaukee: Young Professionals Network: Making MKE Home To Your Valuable Talent

FUEL Milwaukee helps young talent connect to the Milwaukee Region as a place to live well, work smart, play hard, and have an impact. By helping young professionals engage in the region, they are much more likely to stay. FUEL develops programming and events around 5 key areas:

• VIP access to regional assets

• Leadership and professional development

• Volunteer opportunities

• Networking and socializing

• Civic engagement and community building

FUEL hosts 3 to 4 events each month, offering a wide range of opportunities for people to link in to their passions, connect with like-minded peers and take a leadership role in Milwaukee's growth.

Annual Professional Development Bootcamp January 27-31, 2020

FUEL helps young professionals connect to each other and their community – making it more likely for them to stay. FUEL’s annual Professional Bootcamp Series, held each winter, provides thought leadership on a wide variety of topics – from team-building to developing emotional intelligence. New this fall, FUEL will be offering a financial literacy series. Based on feedback from its members, many young professionals are seeking guidance when it comes to issues like saving for retirement, planning a home purchase, or entering the stock market.

FUEL helps YPs fall in love with MKE through networking and social events throughout the city.
“Our goal is to provide professional development programming that fills in some of the gaps around launching and accelerating your career. By helping the next generation excel in the workforce and develop their personal networks we are helping our employers and the region,”
- Corry Joe Biddle, FUEL’s executive director.

The talent you’re trying to attract is not just assessing you as an employer. They’re assessing your community. FUEL helps professionals live Milwaukee to the fullest, while providing you a network of likeminded employers to help solidify your company as a destination employer. Benefits include:

• Free, unlimited individual memberships for your employees (must be 21 to join)

• Complimentary unlimited job postings to FUEL's career board, exclusive access to review resumes and access to the Recruiter Resource workgroup

• Inclusion in FUEL's "contemporary workplace” best practice sessions

• Two seats on the Employer Council, FUEL's employer action body

• Two seats on the Creative Council, FUEL's young professional action body

• Involvement in FUEL's strategy and service development sessions

• Invites for your interns to attend FUEL's summer events

• Recognition on FUEL's website with your company logo and link to your website