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Transformation: Making The Electric Grid Smart

The six-year ComEd Smart Grid journey transformed the electric grid, boosted the local economy with new jobs, helped small businesses grow and resulted in record-breaking reliability, fewer outages, faster restorations, thousands of jobs and more control for customers.

One Summer Chicago Youth Jobs Apply Online Until May 21st

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle are proud to announce One Summer Chicago -- a collaborative effort between the City, County, civic and business communities to provide summer programming for youths.


An opening for an additional Program Officer with the Chicago Commitment team at the MacArthur Foundation. 

Applications for theĀ Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps (CCLC) program

SCA is now accepting applications for the Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps (CCLC) program, a partnership between SCA, the Cook County Forest Preserves and Friends of the Forest Preserves.

Facing Forward to End Homelessness is Hiring

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Aldi looking to fill over 100 positions in Chicago-area

CHICAGO — Aldi is hosting hiring events at 63 stores in the Chicago-area Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

Take Your Job Search to the Next Level

Are you currently unemployed or underemployed? Do you find yourself overwhelmed by job searching? Are you struggling to find a way to get your resume noticed? Let Skills for Chicagoland’s Future get you back to work.

Construct Lights Way to Solar Careers

Watch this informative ComEd video about Construct’s new solar curriculum. As a part of ComEd’s commitment to creating a cleaner energy future, this year’s Construct participants studied new curriculum and received hands-on training specific to the expanding field of solar.

More solar jobs require more solar training, and the law provides for new job training by many community organizations in the months ahead. This year’s Construct participants got a head start.

“Once the [solar] market explodes, we will have to be ready to go,” says Chris Williams, an instructor in the Construct program and owner of Millennium Solar Electric, which is based in Park Forest, Ill. “This is where the market is actually going, so it’s important for them to understand and be a part of it.”

Applications Now Open for Chicago High School Teens Seeking Paid Apprenticeship and Internship Programs with After School MattersĀ®

After School Matters® is now accepting teen applications for its Spring 2017 program session. Teens can search and apply for spring programs online at The online application is also available entirely in Spanish. 

Post Press Release: Chicago Advocates Call for the Passage of the Future Energy Jobs Bill

Speakers gathered this morning at UIC’s Illinois Medical District to share their passion on preserving benefits for low-income customers and energy efficiency programs available to all customers.

Forest Preserves of Cook County Launches Pilot Program for Youth Employment.
Forest Preserves of Cook County Launches Pilot Program for Youth Employment. Teens will learn conservation work and make improvements to local habitats. This year, the Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps program will engage 66 youth, ages 15 to 19, in a six-week hands-on summer work experience. To learn how your organization can partner with the Forest Preserves on summer youth employment opportunities, contact Alice Brandon, resource management programming manager for the Forest Preserves, by email at
Internship Fair & Career Opportunities April 29th!

Calling all students in college or preparing to enter college in the fall, 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. and Chicago Park District invites you to an Internship Fair & Career Opportunities, April 29th, 2016, from 10am to 2pm, at the Foster Park Field House.

Hiring Event: Amazon Now Hiring!

Amazon Fulfillment is hiring now! Come and learn more about Amazon, at their information session, Friday, March 4, 2016, 10am - 12pm., St. Sabina Church - McMahon Hall, 1210 W. 78th Place.

That's A Burger, Open Positions At South Side Restaurant!

Open positions in * Southside Restaurant *Looking for dyanamic indivuduals who don't mind working in a fast paced environment. Hiring for cashiers, cooks, food preps and janitors. If you or someone you know is interested in applying, contact the St. Sabina Employment Resource Center, 7825 South Racine.

AMAZON Is Hiring!

Amazon is hiring for seasonal positions right now for their recently opened Joliet, IL fulfillment center.

Tollway Positions Available, Apply by August 24th!

The Tollway has introduced a NEW update to our application process, which you can read more about below. Please send this information to everyone you know, post it on your websites and Facebook pages, and “tweet” about it! There are lots of people who are searching for jobs who would love to know about these opportunities.

The completed Illinois Tollway Employment Application is due Monday, August 24, 2015 and can be completed on our on-line application system, which can be found at the under ‘Employment Opportunities’, or mailed or hand-delivered to Human Resources, 2700 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515.


100K Opportunities Initiative CHICAGO | Jobs Youth 16-24

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative is an effort that is committed to helping young adults who are not in school find jobs and get connected to employment services and resources. In the Chicagoland area, at least 1,000 young adults will be hired over the next 18 months. #StartSomewhere First Opportunity Fair & Forum Coming to Chicago on Aug. 13, Hosted by Common!

Congresswoman Robin Kelly Hosts Youth Job Fair

Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a Youth Job and Resource Expo for young men and women between the ages of 15 and 24 on Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, 250 E. 111th Street, Chicago.

HACE Career Day, May 5th

May 5, 2015, 9am to 2pm, Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603 Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement (HACE) Career Day. INVITATION ONLY EVENT - To get invited resume must be submitted to:

2015 State of Black America Book for FREE until March 31!

Download the 2015 State of Black America for FREE until March 31! Download today at #SaveOurCities @NatUrbanLeague— Chicago Urban League (@ChiUrbanLeague) March 19, 2015


The Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) Scholarship Foundation in conjunction with the Institute for Workforce Education at St. Augustine College announced at a Press Conference on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 the beginning of a 6-month free Contractor Training Program. The Program aims to instruct 200 small business contractors throughout the Chicagoland area and provide career advancement to minority individuals working in the construction and contracting industries.

Job Fair at Chicago O'Hare International Airport for Terminal 5 Concessions

Attention job seekers,  Chicago Department of Aviation will host a Concession Job Fair at  O'Hare International Airport on January 13 and 14 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Greater West Town Celebrates National Education Week by Raising Academic Skills and Getting Adult Learners Back to Work

Expert in job training and placement, Greater West Town Training Partnership, celebrates National Education Week by connecting adult learners with career opportunities.