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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.

The Partnership provides job training, career coaching and resume assistance, in the following high-growth and high-demand industries:

  • Business and Professional Services
  • Healthcare
  • Retail, Culinary, and Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Construction

Get Connected to an American Job Center

Visit and fill out the form to get connected to the services described above.

Click here for a full list and contact information for our American Job Centers or call (800) 720-2515.

For more information about The Partnership, call (312) 603-0200, follow us on social media @ChiCookWorks, or subscribe to In the Works, The Partnership’s monthly newsletter.


Internships & Career Opportunities

Get Hired Illinois

AARP Foundation Back to Work 50+

Construction Initiatives

Reimagine Retail

Opportunity Works*

One Summer Chicago*

* = Participants must not be older than 24 years old.

Resources For COVID-19

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