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    CAREER & VOCATIONAL TRAINING


    Visit the AmeriCorps website to learn more about 9 and 12 month volunteer opportunities both state and national.

    Still deciding on options for yourself after graduation? How about an internshipUnited PlanetProject AbroadGlobal Volunteer Network, and United We Serve offer local, national, and international volunteer opportunities. 

    Career One Stop offers information about high growing and emerging industries, salary, benefits, and training information.

    O*NETOccupational Outlook HandbookBureau of Labor StatisticsMy Next Move, and My Future provide information regarding career exploration and job analysis.

    Careers Out There helps you answer the "what careers are there" and "what career is right for me" questions by featuring interviews with real professionals who talk about what they do at work, who makes the right fir for their paths, how to break in and how to succeed. 

    Click on the following links for resources on anything from interview tips to employment trends: Candidate BehaviorCareer Builder AdviceCareer Cookie, and Hiring Site

     

    Use this site to get personalized, local job alerts in your area, as well as to obtain tips from job search experts.

    There are  local C.O.D. certificate technical programs that will prepare you to start a career or gain a competitive edge.

     

    APPRENTICESHIP

    An apprentice is a paid worker who is enrolled in a special training program administered by an employer together with a labor organization or trade association. Click this link to view apprenticeship opportunities near the Chicagoland area. 

    Use this site to research the 320 Chicago-area unions affiliated with the Chicago Federation of Labor.

     

    HOW TO BECOME AN APPRENTICE

Last Modified on January 30, 2018