Elgin Community College's Office of Strategic Partnerships and Experiential Learning will host a virtual Apprentice Fair on Thursday, April 8, from 12 – 2 p.m., followed by a career fair on Friday, April 9. Both fairs are free and open to the public.
Employers with open apprenticeship opportunities will be meeting with interested candidates in a wide range of manufacturing and technology fields. Current and potential ECC students are encouraged to attend to learn more about apprenticeships available through ECC. Registration is online at bit.ly/ECCApprenticeFair; Employers must register by April 1, while candidates can register up to the start of the event.
The fair is also an opportunity for businesses to learn more about beginning a Department of Labor apprenticeship partnership with ECC. Funding providers will be on hand to share resources.
Additionally, on Friday, April 9, ECC has partnered with the Illinois Department of Employment Security for a virtual Statewide Career Fair sponsored by Illinois Community College Career Services Professionals. This event is an opportunity for employers to meet with skilled candidates of all ages from 18 Illinois community colleges. Job-seeking community members are also invited to attend. Register for this event at elgin.edu/jobfair.
For more information, contact ECC's Strategic Partnerships and Experiential Learning office at 847-214-7454 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. And check out elgin.edu/hirespartans. While visiting the site, users can also register for an account to search for open job opportunities, apprenticesips, interships, upload their resumes, apply for open positions, create a portfolio, and more.
Contact: Rita Elliott
Senior Director of Communications
Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive public community college, one of 48 statewide. ECC serves approximately 15,000 students each year. Programs of study include 25 major fields for university transfer, more than 130 career-oriented, occupational degrees and certificates, corporate and continuing education, and a full complement of pre-collegiate courses. The three-year graduation rate exceeds the national average and the average of peer colleges.