Harper College in partnership with workNet

Providing Career Training and Job Search Support

Illinois workNet Center 

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.

View upcoming workshops.

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.

  1. To learn if you are eligible for WIOA grants, attend a mandatory WIOA Orientation. Advance registration is required. 
  2. Review list of approved Harper College programs.
  3. Harper College Catalog. View curriculum for the program you are interested in.
  4. Harper tuition and fees.

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.