Announcements

IL WORKNET COVID CONTACT TRACING POSITIONSIllinois WorkNet has a new grant to hire individuals who have lost their jobs due to COVID. They are hiring individuals with basic clerical skills and positive phone etiquette to work with the DuPage County Health Department. (9-month grant where individuals work 25 hours a week at $18.00 an hour, with the opportunity to be hired on by the Health Department upon the grant ending). 

Here is a link to the job posting: IL WORKNET COVID CONTACT TRACING POSITIONS

The contact person at IL WorkNet explained that John Hopkins University has a Free 6-Hour training course for Contact Tracing. It is highly recommended that any individual interested in this booming vocational opportunity for clerical work to work remotely to take this course. 

Here is the link to that free online course: John Hopkins Contact Tracing Course

 

ICATT APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM                                                                                                                      CAREER PATHWAYS

A PROVEN APPROACH TO TACKLING THE SKILLS GAP.                                                                                                                    Through the ICATT Apprenticeship Program, apprentices earn while they learn at high tech manufacturers and companies with complex technologies or logistics.

Companies are hiring now and into June!  One more opportunity to connect with seniors who can start their career right after graduation with an ICATT Apprenticeship. Check out the virtual info sessions, My Manufacturing Career web page, the new IET program, and the College Open House recordings below. Have a great summer! We look forward to seeing you again in the fall!

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TERRIFIC 10 COLLEGE EXPLORATION SERIESTen of the top public research universities around the country have partnered to help you and your family navigate a national college search process in a virtual world. This is an opportunity to engage with admission experts to learn how to effectively search for and compare colleges, pay for your education, and find the academic and student experience that is right for you.

The Terrific Ten College Exploration Series. Sessions are hosted by:

Arizona State University
Clemson University
Penn State
The University of Texas at Austin
University of California San Diego                                                                                                                                      University of Georgia
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Nebraska
University of Oregon
University of Colorado Boulder

They have teamed up to host joint virtual information sessions for prospective students and their families and high school counselors to discuss:

  • Navigating the college search and admission process.

  • Paying for college with scholarships and financial aid.

  • Exploring academic interests and career opportunities

June 1 - 10, 2021

Register here

REGISTER FOR A PRIVATE COLLEGE WEEKPrivate College Week, July 12 - 17, 2021, is your invitation to virtual events and small, in-person programs at each of our campuses. With 21 undergraduate colleges and universities to choose from, the opportunities are plentiful. Take a tour of campus, connect with admission and financial aid advisors, get to know professors and major programs, learn about the residence halls, find out about dining options, and chat with current students. With special events all week, Private College Week (July 12 - 17, 2021) is a great time to explore campuses through virtual or in-person visits.

Register here

   COAST TO COAST College Tour

Admissions officers from Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley, and Vanderbilt University invite you to learn about their institutions, hear advice about the college search and application process, and get your questions answered.

June 6-10 and June 13-17
Various times available.

Meant as a brief introduction to the signature aspects of each institution, we'll also spend some time sharing application advice, financial aid insights, and answering questions submitted by students in advanc
 

To view a full list of program dates and register,
visit the Coast to Coast Tour website.

 

An RSVP is required, webinar link sent upon registration.