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2024 SYEP

2024 Summer Youth Employment Program Application Period Open

The application period for the 2024 Summer Youth Employment Program is now open. This popular program, funded by the Lake County Board, will provide meaningful work experiences in various worksites for approximately 175 young people this summer. Applications will be accepted through April 20, 2024.

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Site Selection Magazine 2024 Workforce Rankings

Illinois Tops Workforce Development Rankings

For the second consecutive year, Illinois has been named the number one leader for workforce development in the Midwest region. The top ranking highlights the State of Illinois' commitment to expanding access to innovative workforce programs and making critical investments through legislation and programming to reduce barriers to good-paying jobs in order to create a thriving business ecosystem for jobseekers, employees and employers.

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New Name, Same Great Service

New Image, Same Great Service

The Job Center and Lake County Workforce Development will be unveiling a fresh image and a new, comprehensive communications and outreach program for 2024.

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Statewide Apprenticeship Expo 2023

First Statewide Apprenticeship Expo Held in Elgin

As part of National Apprenticeship Week, the first Illinois Statewide Apprenticeship Expo was held at Elgin Community College on November 16, 2023. The event convened industry experts from various statewide traditional, non-traditional, and pre-apprenticeship programs.

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Chicago Titan 100

Board Member Kevin Considine Named Titan 100

Kevin Considine, Lake County Workforce Development Board Member and President and CEO of Lake County Partners (LCP), has been named a TITAN 100 this year, making him one of only 100 CEOs and C-level executives in the Chicago region to receive the honor.

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