Career Scholarships

Are you interested in a career in Healthcare, Manufacturing, Professional/Financial/Information Technology, or Transportation/Distribution/Logistics? 

Healthcare - Click HERE for an industry brochure

Manufacturing - Click HERE for an industry brochure

Professional/Financial/Information Technology - Click HERE for an industry brochure

Transportation/Distribution/Logistics (TDL) - Click HERE for an industry brochure

For a list of demand occupations that fall under these four industry sectors click HERE.  

Career Scholarships are available to Will County residents who meet Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) eligibility guidelines, generally, low income based on family size or laid off from a job.  Scholarships help cover the costs of tuition, fees, books, uniforms/tools necessary to train for occupations that are in demand in Will County.  Job search assistance and follow-up services are available upon completion of training.

If you are interested in applying for a Career Scholarship for one of the demand occupations, your first step is to attend an orientation session.  Four different sessions are available based on the industry/occupation you are interested in pursuing.  Choose the session that fits your desired career choice.  At the session, you will find out more about the industry and learn about the process of applying for a Career Scholarship. 

Click HERE to schedule your orientation session or call 815.727.4444, press Ext 3.

 

On The Job Training

On The Job Training (OJT) is available to Will County job seekers who are interested in expanding their skill set while earning income.  OJT is available in a range of industries including Manufacturing, Healthcare, Information Technology and Transportation, Warehousing and Logistics.  Learn while you get paid. For more information or to see if you qualify contact:

Stacey Kregel, Program Manager

Employment & Employer Services

815.774.6354

stacey.kregel@eesforjobs.com

 

Click HERE to download On The Job Training flyer.