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Explorers pose in front of Lake Mendota near the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Bordered by Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, Wisconsin is an outdoor enthusiast’s playground providing plenty of scenic spots for hiking, kayaking, camping, and more. Ready to grab a drink at the tiki bar, put your toes in the sand, and enjoy a day at Bradford Beach? Or would you rather throw on your jersey and head to Fiserv Forum to watch the Milwaukee Bucks play? Maybe you and your friends want to hike in Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest or get some new Air Jordans and a Coach bag at the Shops at Oshkosh. Opportunities for a good time are limitless for Explorers working in the Badger State.

Milwaukee, Madison, and Green Bay are the largest cities by population but still offer relatively low costs of living compared to other cities nationwide. Plus, Explorers will enjoy vibrant nightlife, restaurants, shopping, museums, and of course, great nursing and medtech positions. Explorers who prefer a big city, as well as those who want to live in a smaller community, are finding “The Badger State” is a great place to call home.



Manufacturing, agriculture, and healthcare are the largest industries in Wisconsin. Healthcare employs 92,930 in the state and is one of the most reliable industries in Wisconsin. Healthcare is the dominant employer in 56 percent of all districts, and 86 percent of residents have health insurance.


Medical Facilities
Explorers pose in front of Fiserv Forum before a Milwaukee Bucks- Los Angeles Lakers game.

UW Health University Hospital (Madison) is the U.S. News & World Report top-ranked facility in the state, with five specialties and 18 procedures/conditions ranked high performing. Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) is ranked second in the state, followed by Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center (Milwaukee), Aurora Medical Center-Grafton (Grafton), and Mayo Clinic Eau Claire (Eau Claire).


Quality of Life



Wisconsin provides great educational opportunities for Explorers and their kids. The state has several public school districts with an A rating from, and a large number of colleges and universities spread across the state. University of Wisconsin-Madison is the official state university, Marquette University is a highly-ranked Catholic university in Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is the top-ranked school for nursing degrees.



Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is the largest airport in Wisconsin, with 30 plus non-stop destinations, including Orlando, Cancun, and Las Vegas. Dane County Regional Airport in Madison flies to New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Orlando, Las Vegas, and more. Public transportation is available in the majority of the state, connecting counties. Amtrack also provides rail service.


Top Attractions
Explorer at Capitol Square in Madison.

Badger sporting events, lectures, films, and exhibitions, visitors are welcome to attend events and sign up for classes. UW ranks 8th in the nation for volume of research.

Leicht Memorial Park Take a stroll, enjoy an outdoor concert, and be sure to head to Leicht Memorial Park in downtown Green Bay along the Fox River for the annual Festival Foods Fire over the Fox July 4th celebration.

Lambeau Field “The Frozen Tundra” is the home field of the NFL Green Bay Packers, winners of 13 championships, and arguably one of the best places to watch a sporting event.

Tour 165 years of brewing history at the Miller Brewing Company and taste samples of some of Miller’s finest brews.

Milwaukee Art Museum Home to more than 30,000 works of art, the building is a masterpiece in itself, designed by three legendary architects. See what attracts 400,000 visitors yearly at this iconic museum that got its start in 1888.

Snowshoeing Blue Mound State Park is just one of many great locations to go snowshoeing during the winter.

Shopping Get deals on Coach, Columbia, and more brands at The Shops at Oshkosh. Explorers will find specialty shops in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward,

Beaches Believe it or not, Wisconsin is loaded with beaches. North Beach on Lake Michigan in Racine was designated a “Blue Wave Beach” awarded to clean and responsibly managed beaches and is open for swimming, fishing, and picnics.

Kayaking Apostle Islands, Mirror Lake, Kickapoo River, Lake Michigan, visit some of Wisconsin’s most scenic spots by water.

Milwaukee Bucks Check out the NBA’s 2021 World Champions and MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo from October through April at Fiserv Forum.


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