Exploring is for young men and women 10 (or enrolled in 6th grade)  to 20. Exploring provides opportunities for Mecklenburg's youth to engage with career professionals, gain unique hands-on experience, and experience a variety of career fields and choices. 

Click here to join the Exploring Open House Mailing List! 

Current Opportunites for High School Students

Sponsor Career Field First Nighter More Information/ Online Registration 
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department  Law Enforcement   

Join us on the first and third Thursday at 6 PM at the CMPD PAL Campus (1330 Spring St) 

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Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department  Drones & Aviation  Join us on the 2nd Thursday of Each Month!  Click Here! 
Matthews Police Department  Law Enforcement  Tuesday,  September 26th @ 6:30  Click Here! 
LITTLE Engineering  Engineering  Tuesday, September 12th @ 6 PM  Click Here! 
LITTLE Interior Design  Interior Design  Wednesday, January 24th  Click Here! 
Perkins + Will  Architecture Wednesday, October 11th at 5 PM  Click Here!
Charlotte Medic  Medic. EMT  This post is full for 2023.  This post is full for 2023
District Attorney  Law  Tuesday, October 10th, 6 PM  Click Here!
Charlotte Fire  Fire Fighter  Join us the First and Third Saturday at the Charlotte Training Facility at 9 am!  Click Here!
CocaCola  IT  Coming in 2024!  Coming in 2024! 
Greater Charlotte Apartment Association  Real Estate  Coming in 2024!  Coming in 2024! 


Middle School Exploring Clubs

Sponsor  Career Field  First Nighter First Nigher Link 
ABC Carolinas Construction & Building     
CMPD Robotics  Monday, September 11th @ CMPD PAL  Click Here! 
CMPD  Law Enforcement  September 7th at CMPD PAL  Please click here! 





File Name Description
Exploring Youth Application Exploring Youth App Download