What does your child want to be when they grow up?

Maybe they know exactly what they want to do, but chances are they aren’t sure where to start. With the explosion of new technology, many new career opportunities have emerged in the past few years that you or your loved one may not even be aware of. 

That’s why we’ve created the YF:MIYO website. We know as a parent or guardian, helping your child choose a successful future is important to you. We want to provide valuable resources, tools and information to help guide them to the right opportunities and enable them to explore and discover meaningful career opportunities that excite them.

Explore Opportunities in Northeast Indiana

Your child may have the desire to go far from home to spread their wings, but there are many benefits of staying close. Northeast Indiana has become extremely competitive in the 21st-century marketplace, offering many new career opportunities available in a variety of industries, such as aerospace, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, defense, agriculture, automotive innovation and more.

From four-year programs to industry-recognized certifications, we have great places for your student to continue their education, and as parents or guardians you can save thousands on in-state tuition, housing and travel costs. Our mission is to provide a helpful road map to these opportunities and to assist you and your budding adult to make an informed choice of what’s available right in your own backyard

Understand the Changing Work Landscape

It’s a new world out there when it comes to professional opportunities available in today’s work landscape. With remote and work-from-home options, social media and exciting technology innovations, your child has career options that didn’t even exist 10 years ago. Let us help guide you to what’s trending, what’s the highest paying and what’s in demand so that you can be a part of the conversation in helping your child explore all the possibilities and make an informed choice.

Get Involved

Take some time to explore our resources and learn how you can help prepare your child for success by encouraging them to broaden their horizons and build a life they love—right here in northeast Indiana.


The path to a career is often filled with twists and turns. Thomas Edison, considered one of the greatest inventors of all time, began a career as a railroad telegraph operator in Fort Wayne when he was 17.

“In a world where you can be anything, be kind.”

Jennifer Dukes Lee