Illinois workNet Center

Providing Career Training and Job Search Support

Illinois workNet Center 

Harper College is a partner in the North Cook American Job Center.
The Center offers job-seekers and employers access to a broad range of employment, training, education, economic development and labor market services. Services are available in-person (when available) and online

  • Virtual Resource Room
    • Online job search and application assistance 
    • Virtual Workshops
    • Job seeking boards
    • Career self assessments
  • In-Person Services (when available)
    • 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 online and in-person (when available).

  • LinkedIn Training Webinar presented by Harper College FREE
    • Everyone wants their profile to standout on LinkedIn. During this online training you will learn what’s needed in a LinkedIn profile so people can find you easily. We will cover the components that give you the most bang for your buck!
  • More Events: virtual job fairs, basic computer training, and more.

Harper College is an approved provider of WIOA-certified grant-funded programs for unemployed or underemployed people who need additional training, career-focused certificates leading to college or industry-recognized credentials needed to re-enter the workforce. 

Individuals who are unemployed, 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.

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)

Diane Carter-Zubko
847.925.6594
dcarterz@harpercollege.edu 

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.
https://www.northcookjobcenter.com/