Career Readiness

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These resources will help you build career skills, explore career paths, and perfect your resume so you can land that dream career or summer job.

Apprenticeship Finder

This resource from the U.S. Department of Labor will help you discover available apprenticeships to earn paid, relevant workplace experience while acquiring the skills and credentials for your career.

Illinois Career Information System

A part of the Illinois Department of Employment Security, this site provides tools for crafting resumes, searching for jobs, exploring occupation options, and finding training & education programs.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

This resource from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on information for hundreds of careers, including the work environment, necessary qualifications, pay, job outlook, specific local data, similar occupations, and sources for additional information.

Path to Career Readiness

This library-designed program is a self-paced set of online and in-library activities designed to help job seekers develop effective resumes/cover letters, interview skills and workplace competencies.

Testing & Education Resource Center

In addition to prepping for college & career-related tests, you can also use their handy resume building tool or get tips on interviews, cover letters, and networking skills in their Virtual Career Library.

Tutor.com

Connect live with a career coach, drop-off a resume for feedback, and discover even more online job resources.