Independent Career Exploration Opportunities/Information
Healthcare Mentorship Program-Pre-Health Mentor Network (PHMN) is a coalition between multiple Illinois universities-- currently UIC, U of I, and Loyola-- to offer mentorship to high school students interested in healthcare careers. Their goal is to pair students with volunteer mentors from universities who can give them advice on how to pursue a pre-health educational goal in higher education; this includes discussing their career goals, help with college applications, and general advice. This would be completely free of charge to students. Program Overview Presentation. Match with a Mentor form.
ICATT Skilled Manufacturing Apprenticeship Program Virtual Information Session- October 26, 2021 6-7pm. Click here for more information.
BCGT Monthly Wisdom Vitual Event- October 21, 2021 7-8pm. October Flyer & Registration Information
University of Michigan Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics- 2021 Katherine Johnson Women in Aerospace Conference- October 23-24, 2021 10am-3pm. Join them for learning, networking, and developing from some of the Aerospace industry’s top leaders while also discussing how they can improve diversity in the field. Event flyer. Register here! Virtual or in person.
Harper College PASO: Project Achievement, Surpassing Obstacles. Upcoming Bilingual Event- Career Success for English and Spanish Speakers- November 20, 2021 10-11am Find more information on PASO here.
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED)- February 2022 University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Click here for more information.
Harper Apprenticeship Info Session-February 1, 2022 Work, get paid and have your employer pay for your degree! Register Here!
Need Help Picking a Major? Complete this interest profiler to learn more: Start Here
Which Career is right for you? Discover your career possibilities with the Lantern Career Interest Quiz. Start exploring careers here
Bankrate Study: The most valuable college majors in 2021, ranked. Check out the most valuable college majors!
Which Career Pathway will you take? Choose one, two, three, or more and... Start Exploring
State of Illinois Coursera: Explore Online Education
Carer Finder- ROADTRIP NATION: Explore Careers Here
What is your next move? Take the O'Net Interest Profiler to determine what kind of career you might want to explore: Get Started
Career Resources: MyPlan.com
Career Planning Resource: Start Exploring
Interested in a Agriculture Career? Explore careers here: Get Started
Interested in Nursing? 10 Ways High School Students Can Prepare for a Nursing Career: Explore Here
Junior Achievement: Self Guided Program Resources for High School Students. Start exploring now
Interested in Manufacturing? SME Education Foundation is offering free memberships to students. Sign Up Now
Interested in Manufacturing? GCAMP and Acme Industries created "Quote to Producation" video series. The Quote to Production sessions has ignited the curiosity of the students and opened their eyes to the various career paths in the manufacturing industry. From manufacturing management to machining, the sessions also bring to life real-world application. Check out the video series here!
Explore a Skilled Trade! Consturction, Automotive, Information Technology and Manufacturing. Click here for instant access to watch virtual workplace experiences, career profiles and industry overview videos.
Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters- NEW General Construction Pre-Apprentice. Applications accepted April of each year. Click here for more information.
Grammy Camp, Summer Music Industry Program for High Schoolers: Applications are due in March. Click here for more information.
St Louis College of Pharmacy, Healthcare Summer Immersion Program: Applications are due July 1. Click here for more information
Northwestern Medicine Discovery Program: Open to High School Sophomores and Juniors. Next application cycle is in August 2022. Click here for more informationVeterinary Mentoring Program: The Anti-Cruelty Society- Veterninary Mentoring Program will begin accepting applications in January - Click here for more informationManufacturing Apprenticeship: ICATT Apprenticeship Program - Click here for more informationElectrician Apprenticeship: Lake County Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. Click here for more informationElectrician Apprenticeship: Local Union No 9 IBEW and Middle States Electrical Contractors Association Apprentice and Journeyman Training Fund are accepting applications May 17-May 28. Click here for more information.Acres Group-Landscap: Apprenticeship Management Training Program - Click here for more informationPlumbers 130 Apprenticeship: Applications are accepted in January and February - Click here for more informationIron Workers Union Local 393: Applications will be taken in March - Click here for more informationZurich Insurance Business Apprenticeship: Applications are accepted early in the year! Telephone screening will commence in March with follow-up interviews scheduled late March, April and May. Classes start in late summer - Click here for more information CLICK HERE FOR OPPORTUNTIES AT THEIR SCHAUMBURG HEADQUARTERS CLICK HERE FOR A NEWS RELEASE ABOUT THE EXPANSION OF THEIR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR 2021Other Skilled Trade Apprenticeships including Laborers, Carpenters, Pipe Fitters, Electricians, Tile Setters, Sheet Metal Workers, Painting, Decorating & Drywall, Iron Workers, Temasters, Heat & Amp, and Operating Engineers: Find general information here or here.Here to Stay: Black, Latina, and Afro-Latina Women in Construction Trades Apprenticeships and Employment. Here is a recording for their most recent webinar here and the webinar presentation is available here.OTTO Engineering Technical Apprenticeship Program: Graduating Seniors are qualified. Click here for more information. Click here to apply with OTTOBuild Your Future with a Career in Construction-A Guide to Apprenticeship Programs in Northeast Illinois- View/Download the Apprenticeship Guide HereBarrington High School Summer Internship Program
Career & Technical Education
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