Through its 2022 Summer iKit paid internship program, the Mayor’s Employer Advisory Council in Evanston placed 30 high school graduates in paid, 10-week internships across a broad spectrum of career pathways with local employers.
MEAC, in partnership with Evanston Township High School (ETHS) is currently recruiting students and employers for the iKit Spring Job Shadow Program and the iKit Summer Internship Program. Thirty students have applied for both programs and have expressed interest in the healthcare and manufacturing pathways. Ten employers are participating and the ETHS Foundation is fully […]
The iKit Summer Internship Program hosted 16 graduating seniors from Evanston Township High School.
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth joined a gathering of community leaders and educators at Evanston Township High School.
In May, the Mayor’s Employer Advisory Council (MEAC) and North Chicago Community High School presented to the Illinois Work-Based Learning Innovation Network (I-WIN) community on their processes to shift typically in-person WBL events to fully virtual opportunities. Download the presentation.
The Evanston iKit Summer Internship Program featuring twelve-week paid internships has kicked off with sixteen interns going into local employer locations starting in mid-June. Three more are in the process of being assigned, for a total of nineteen interns that qualified for the internships. This year saw growth in both opportunities and applications. Employers offered […]
This school year, MEAC co-sponsored with Evanston Township High School (ETHS) seven virtual career pathway panel events each attended by 30-50 students and others.
This summer, Evanston Township High School (ETHS), the City of Evanston Youth and Young Adult Division, Evanston Community Foundation, and the Mayor’s Employer Advisory Council (MEAC) launched the iKit Summer Internship Program. Fifteen Class of 2020 graduates interned with nine Evanston Employers in a broad range of career pathways. Ten of the interns persisted with […]
The Mayor’s Employer Advisory Council (MEAC) and its partners in Evanston have been providing virtual career readiness training resources and training to support seniors from Evanston Township High School who are about to graduate.