Upcoming College/Career Visits

Monmouth College

Thursday, October 3rd

St. Ambrose University

Thursday, October 17th

Eureka College

Wednesday, October 30th

All meetings are in the Distance Learning room @ 2:15 p.m.

Career Events

RiverWorks Discovery & the Greater Quad Cities Maritime Community Presents:  Who Works The Rivers

Junior and Senior students can participate in this mini-career fair event. Students will meet with representatives from the maritime industry and related fields.  Tours of Lock and Dam 15 and lunch will be provided.  Students can also test their skills at line-throwing and mini-deckhand training sessions.  The event is on Thursday, September 12th from 8 am to 3 pm.  Sign up in the main office by Friday, September 6th.

Junior Achievement Manufacturing Careers Expo

High School Students interested in the advanced manufacturing industries are invited to attend a career exploration program on Friday, October 4th.  The event will be held at the John T. Blong Technology Center in Davenport, IA.  Students will leave @ 7 am and return by 2 pm.  Student will need to bring money for lunch.  Opportunities to learn about Computer Aided Drafting, Renewable Energy, Logistics, Welding and CNC machining will be covered.  Sign up in the main office.  

College Application Day

A representative from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be at Galva High School on Monday, October 7th from 2 - 3 p.m. to help any students with their college applications.  Advice on how to write an essay and tips for references will be discussed.  

Financial Aid Meeting

Monday, October 7th from 4 - 6 p.m. in the library.

You will get your pin and complete your fafsa if you bring your 2018 tax forms

Career Opportunities

Great Dane in Kewanee is looking to hire assemblers for 1st or 2nd shift.  You must be 18 years-old and pass a drug screen, physical assessment and background check.  Employees are hired by Kelly Services and after meeting the benchmarks of attendance and productivity, you will be hired by the company.  The company provides health, dental and vision benefits, 401K and Gain Share.  If interested contact Kelly Services by calling 309.679.0681.

Operating Engineers Local #649 is looking for people interested in becoming a heavy equipment operator apprentice.  You are paid while you train.  To qualify you must be 18 years-old, have a birth certificate and high school diploma or GED certificate, an Illinois Driver’s License and two letters of recommendation.  Applications are being accepted at the Black Hawk College Community Education Center (404 E Third Street, Kewanee, IL) Monday - Wednesday, August 16 - 18 from 7 am - 4:30 p.m.