On April 28, Vermilion Advantage and DACC will host the first annual Career Expo at the David S. Palmer Arena in Danville. The event will feature a host of employers from all career clusters.
The Illinois Valley Building Trades Career Fair hosted 350 students to learn about apprenticeship and career opportunities.
In cooperation with the Northwest Educational Council for Student Success (NECSS), around 450 students from over a dozen area schools attended a “Future Educators Conference” at Harper College in Palatine Wednesday, Jan. 25.
5,000 students in the Greater Peoria area are attending the CareerSpark You’re Hired, a multi-industry career hiring fair event which launched virtually February 2, 2023 and will continue through June 19, 2023. This on-demand expo for high school students provides numerous exhibits showcasing our region’s diverse companies in healthcare, manufacturing, business, agriculture and more.
This year, 56 students are participating, with 20 employers hosting students, doubling the participation from last year for both students and employers.
The Aurora Regional Chamber is implementing the Career Accelerator Grant program, which has supported over 50 community college students with funds for books, course materials, gas cards, and other resources.