Illinois workNet Center
Providing Career Training and Job Search Support
The North Suburban Cook County American Job Center in Arlington Heights offers job-seekers and employers access to a broad range of employment, training, education, economic development and labor market services at one convenient location.
- Online job search and application assistance
- Free career-related workshops
- Free educational goal planning and career guidance
- Resume and cover letter writing assistance
- Interview technique guidance
- Career resource library (including books, VHS, DVDs)
- Free Internet access, use of computers, fax machines
- Copy machines available for a low fee
A variety of career-related workshops are held throughout the year at the Arlington Heights location or the Harper Professional Center.
Harper College is an approved provider of WIOA certified programs. The Workforce Investment Act (WIOA) is the nation's principal workforce development act.
Individuals who are unemployed, or who otherwise meet federal low income guidelines, work in a declining industry or occupation, are part of a mass layoff, or qualify as a displaced homemaker, may qualify for WIOA grant funding to pay for State approved programs.
From Harper's main campus in Palatine:
Take Algonquin Road East, past Meacham, past Route 53, and just past Golf. Turn right
at Meijer Road which is the next light. Follow Meijer Road as it goes to the left
of Weber Packaging Systems. Continue to the end of the road to the entrance marked
723. Once inside, enter first door to your left.
From Arlington Heights Road and Algonquin Road Intersection:
Go west on Algonquin Road and stay in the left lane. Turn left at light onto Meijer Road (street light). Follow Meijer Road as it goes to the left of Weber Packaging Systems. Continue to the end of the road to the entrance marked 723. Once inside, enter first door to your left.
PLEASE NOTE: THE CENTER IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL SERVICES ARE BEING PROVIDED REMOTELY DUE TO COVID-19.
This Harper College office is located at the North Suburban Cook County American Job Center: (Services currently offered remotely during Covid-19)
723 W. Algonquin Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Harper College Office Hours
Monday through Friday:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
North Suburban Cook County American Job Center Hours:
Monday through Friday:
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.