For Immediate Release

City of Chicago and State Agencies Join Nonprofit and Private Sector Employers for Citywide Career Fair on April 25 at Malcolm X College

April 24, 2024 News

Hundreds of job seekers expected to engage with employers from a variety of sectors

CHICAGO – The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), the City of Chicago and office of the City Clerk, City Colleges of Chicago, the State of Illinois, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership), Skills for Chicagoland Futures and other nonprofit and private sector employers will comprise some of the 50 + employers expected to attend the Citywide Career Fair on Thursday, April 25, at Malcolm X College Gymnasium, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd., in Chicago.

These ready-to-hire employers will offer a variety of positions, from entry to senior level, with competitive wages and benefits. For a complete list of participating companies and organizations, please visit Citywide Career Fair.


Pre-registration is not required and those who wish to attend are encouraged to dress professionally and arrive with copies of their resumes in hand on:


Thursday, April 25
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Malcolm X College
1900 W Jackson Blvd., Chicago


“Connecting Chicagoans to jobs makes all the difference in their lives as much as it helps the City run better,” City Clerk Anna Valencia said. “I’m so grateful for the work done across departments to make this Citywide Job Fair a success and I hope we can continue these collaborations.”

“Having a dedicated, diverse and strong workforce is always a top priority for our agency and we share this same goal with our many partners hosting this Career Fair,” said CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. “Attendees will have the convenience of meeting with prospective employers in person from a variety of employment sectors.”

“As the non-profit entity that leads one of the largest public workforce development systems in the country here in Chicago and Cook County, we are proud to participate in this event,” said Partnership CEO George Wright.  “We are leveraging our network of more than 90 community-based organizations, and supporting with our own staff, to ensure regional career seekers are aware of the opportunities this Career Fair will provide.”

Career seekers who require assistance in resume preparation, interview preparation and more should reach out to The Partnership’s American Job Center network at or 800-720-2515 for no cost assistance in career training and placement information. Career seekers and career providers (employers) can also visit The Partnership’s website at

About The Partnership

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is a non-profit umbrella organization operating the public workforce system for the City of Chicago and Cook County.

The Partnership combines federal and philanthropic resources to provide comprehensive workforce development services to employers and job seekers. As the largest public workforce development system in the nation, The Partnership has helped place more than 70,000 individuals in employment; collaborated with more than 2,000 employers; and administered more than $400 million in federal and philanthropic funds. The Partnership’s network consists of 90+ community-based organizations, American Job Centers, satellite sites and sector-driven centers, serving more than 140,000 people annually.  Learn more at