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Visit the new Good Jobs Chicagoland website!

We are excited to announce Good Jobs Chicagoland, an initiative launched with a powerful vision: Empowering Chicago’s workforce through strategic partnerships and sector-specific training. Funded by an $18.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, this community-driven effort focuses on sustainable economic growth and building resilient talent pipelines. Join us in shaping a prosperous future for Chicago and suburban Cook County.

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7-Week Paid Internship Program Serving Out-of-Work or Out-of-School Suburban Cook County Young Adults

Opportunity Summer is a paid internship program for youth (young adults who are not in school and not connected to employment) in suburban Cook County. The seven-week program, which runs during the summer months (June through August), aims to connect young adults to career pathways in high-demand, high-growth industries.

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The American Job Centers are Here for You

Ready to hit ‘Start’ on your career journey? Reach out to your American Job Center today and let’s power up together! Your next level awaits, and we can help you get there.

Building an exceptional team is a quest that takes time, effort, and skills. Our American Job Centers can level up your hiring game by sharing expertise, resources, and connections with you!

Level Up Now!
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3 people in front of a step and repeat. Smiling black man with glasses is holding a sign that says, "I made and offer!" To his right, is a young black man with a sign that says, "I got the offer!" To his left, is a young black woman holding a sign that says the same.

Hiring Events in Suburban Cook County

Career Connector consists of a series of in-person programs and events throughout suburban Cook County that connects residents to quality career-path opportunities, and employers to a skilled and diverse talent pool. This program is brought to you by Cook County and The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership.

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Dark graphic with blue and red text. "Wlecome to Good Jobs Chicagoland. Led By the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership. An employer-led initiative driving economic resilience and growth in Chicago and suburban Cook County.

Visit the new Good Jobs Chicagoland website!

We are excited to announce Good Jobs Chicagoland, an initiative launched with a powerful vision: Empowering Chicago’s workforce through strategic partnerships and sector-specific training. Funded by an $18.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce, this community-driven effort focuses on sustainable economic growth and building resilient talent pipelines. Join us in shaping a prosperous future for Chicago and suburban Cook County.

Discover More
Two smiling young men sitting in front of an Opportunity Works sign.

7-Week Paid Internship Program Serving Out-of-Work or Out-of-School Suburban Cook County Young Adults

Opportunity Summer is a paid internship program for youth (young adults who are not in school and not connected to employment) in suburban Cook County. The seven-week program, which runs during the summer months (June through August), aims to connect young adults to career pathways in high-demand, high-growth industries.

Apply Today
A purple retro style graphic that says, "American Job Center. Success Level Unlocked." Below the words is a computer screen that says "Watch Now."

The American Job Centers are Here for You

Ready to hit ‘Start’ on your career journey? Reach out to your American Job Center today and let’s power up together! Your next level awaits, and we can help you get there.

Building an exceptional team is a quest that takes time, effort, and skills. Our American Job Centers can level up your hiring game by sharing expertise, resources, and connections with you!

Level Up Now!
Graphic with headshot of George Wright. Text: The Partnership With George Wright. Listen live Saturdays at WVON.

Tune into WVON AM 1690

Tune into WVON AM 1690 on Saturday morning at 8 am: The Partnership with George Wright.

Listen to Last Week’s Show
3 people in front of a step and repeat. Smiling black man with glasses is holding a sign that says, "I made and offer!" To his right, is a young black man with a sign that says, "I got the offer!" To his left, is a young black woman holding a sign that says the same.

Hiring Events in Suburban Cook County

Career Connector consists of a series of in-person programs and events throughout suburban Cook County that connects residents to quality career-path opportunities, and employers to a skilled and diverse talent pool. This program is brought to you by Cook County and The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership.

Learn More

Upcoming Events

View monthly American Job Center Newsletters in the news section for more resources and upcoming events.
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Success by the Numbers: Partnership Network of WIOA-Funded Agencies

1,200+
Adults employed with average starting wage of $24 per hour
800+
Laid off workers employed with average starting wage of $26 per hour
4,134
Adults served
972
Businesses served