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Looking for Employment Opportunities? Keep checking the Career Exploration webpage, our new online job board will be up and running soon! https://maine207.org/career-exploration-2/
|Date of Experience||Experience Type||Pathway|
Two week notice required
You can request shadow date of your choice
|Career Exploration||ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING, & DESIGN||UIC -School of Engineering||Chicago, IL||FEMALE STUDENTS: SHADOW A FEMALE ENGINEERING STUDENT at UIC|
SWE at UIC and the Women in Engineering Programs invites high school female students, interested in math, science, computer science, and/ or engineering, to visit our campus and shadow a SWE Ambassador (current UIC female engineering student). This experience gives students a chance to learn more about UIC and what it’s like to be an engineering student here!
|n/a||Student responsibility||n/a||Shadow Day Request Form|
Complete Form by 2/8/19
|Career Exploration||BUSINESS & COMMUNICATIONS||Allstate Corporate Headquarters||Northbrook, IL||SOUTH and EAST only: Explore a variety of business careers, go on a company tour, learn interviewing, resume and social media tips, networking lunch provided by Allstate, Q & A with business professionals.||$10 transportation fee||Bus from Maine South|
Lunch provided by Allstate
Complete Form to Register Here
Complete Form by 2/12/19
|Career Exploration||ARTS, COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA||Breaking into Sports Careers Panel sponsored by Chicago Steel||Geneva, IL - Fox Valley Ice Arena||Friday, February 15 |
Career Panel 5:30 pm
Puck Drop 7:05 pm
Event for aspiring sports professionals and offers a pre-game panel discussion from industry professionals about their careers and how they broke into the sports industry.
>> Answers: How do I get a job with a sports team? Hear from people who have already done it.
>> Panelists from the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Dogs, and Chicago Wolves.
|$22 ($12 for event panel - includes FREE game -- and $10 for bus to event and back to school)|
$12 for event only (you will provide your own transportation)
>> $12 ticket Special Offer for: FUTURE SPORTS PROFESSIONALS
>> To register and purchase event tickets, visit steelgroups.com
Enter password: BIS19
>>To register for transportation to event and back to school, complete Sports Industry Panel Transportation form.
>> Parents are invited! Parents must also register and pay to be admitted. They can use the special code to get discount pricing.
>> If your parents would also like to be transported by bus to event and back to school, they must also complete Sports Industry Panel Transportation form.
>> Free game at 7:05 following panel
|Complete Transportation Request Form by 1/25/19|
Open House Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
3:30 - 7:00 pm
RSVP Date: Februrary 15
|Career Exploration||ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING, & DESIGN||Learn about Paid Apprenticeship Program |
GF Machining Solutions
560 Bond Street
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
|This apprenticeship program provides paid on-the-job training and pays your tuition !|
Visit GF Machining Solutions to learn about our Apprenticeship Program:
- Meet Field Service and Application Engineers
- Learn why we are an employer of choice
- Learn more about manufacturing and exciting careers that exist in the industry
Parents invited, too!
Email Julia Kane ASAP to reserve yur spot:
See Ms. Cook with questions LCook@maine207.org
Light food and refreshments will be served
|Hiring Event||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||Mariano's -Des Plaines|
10 E Golf Rd, Des Plaines
|Come to a hiring event at Mariano's Des Plaines store to interview on-site for one of their retail part-time jobs. Dress in business casual attire and attend one of the two dates: 2/16 and 2/26||Free!||Student responsibility||None||Check out this flyer!|
|Volunteer||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||Readers & Leaders |
Park Ridge Public Library
|20 S. Prospect Avenue|
Park Ridge, IL 60068
First Floor Meeting Room
|Monday, February 25 | 5:45 -7:30 pm |
Brief training and pizza on the first night.
March 4, 11, and 18 | 6:00-7:30 pm
You must be able to attend all FOUR sessions.
Unique volunteer opportunity for grades 8-12 wishing to gain experience working with children. One on one program that partners high school students with preschool children for hands-on activities that encourage early literacy.
|N/A||Pizza on the first night||Register at any service desk at the Park Ridge Public Library or by phone at 847-825-3286||Register at any service desk at the Park Ridge Public Library or by phone at 847-825-3286|
|3/15/19||Career Exploration||ARTS, COMMUNICATIONS & MEDIA||Sports Industry Career and Resource Fair sponsored by Chicago Wolves||Rosemont - AllState Arena||Interested in a career in the sports industry?!|
Sign-Up to come to the Careers in Sports Day! Have a chance to talk to people who work with the Cubs, Sox, Bears, Wolves, Bandits, WGN in a variety of sparts-related careers!
|$10||Get there yourself|
Program - Fall 2019
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019
|Career Exploration||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||FBI CHICAGO||2111 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago|
Must be able to get there by 4:30 on Thursdays
|Every other Thursday from September 2019 through April 2020 from |
4:30-6:30 PM at the FBI CHICAGO Office.
Led by Special Agents and Professional Staff who are mentors
Explorers are introduced to a different stage of the investigation process, including areas such as interviews, surveillance, hostage negotiation, and takedowns.
Sessions include special speakers, training, and dynamic hands-on exercises.
The final session is a graduation ceremony held at the FBI range in North Chicago. Students and their guests have an opportunity to participate in a firearms safety and familiarization session.
Explorer sessions are typically held
Application Deadline March 15, 2019
|10/23/18 then ongoing|
Then 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month during school year
|Volunteer||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||Future Leaders Peer Mentoring|
Lincoln Middle School
200 S. Lincoln Avenue
Park Ridge, IL
|Mentor Lincoln Middle School students on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month during the school year from 4-5:30 pm|
Contact: 847-297-2510 x 272 Anne Camarano
|NA||Student responsibility||N/A||Peer Mentor Flyer|
(Starts Oct 25 then every Thursday
|Career Exploration||ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING, & DESIGN||UOP Honeywell Engineering Explorer Program||50 E. Algonquin Road|
Des Plaines, IL
OPEN HOUSE October 25
Meetings every Thursday starting Nov 1
|$25/year||Student responsibility||UOP Flyer||Explorer Application|
|10/3/18 then every other Wednesay||Career Exploration||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||Chicago Bar Association Law & Debate Club||321 S. Plymouth Ct, 3rd floor|
Every other Wednesday. See flyer for detailed schedule
Interested in a career in law? Learn from lawyers as you work on opening statements, closing statements, negotiations, direct examination and more! Please dress business casual for the first meeting.
|FREE||Student responsibility||FREE Pizza at first and last meeting||Schedule & Application||Can join anytime during the year|
|Ongoing Every Thursday||Career Exploration||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||Niles Fire Department Explorer Program||8360 W. Dempster|
This program will give an insight into the firefighting, rescue, and emergency medical aspects of the fire service. This will be accomplished by giving young adults training in the following areas:
Fire operations / suppression
Emergency medical services
|$36 yearly fee||Student responsibility||N/A||Niles Fire Dept Flyer||Explorer Application|
Ongoing Every other Tuesday
|Career Exploration||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||Morton Grove Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post #109||6101 Capulina Avenue|
Morton Grove, IL
|Every other Tuesday 6:30 - 8:30 pm|
Interested in a career in law enforcement?
You will learn from industry professionals and community leaders and get hands-on, real-world experience in Law Enforcment.
|Membership & |
Uniforms are Free
|Student responsibility||N/A||Explorer Application|
|Ongoing||Career Exploration||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES||Des Plaines Police Department Explorer Program|
Des Plaines, IL
Oct 1 & Oct 22, Nov 19 & 26th
|$12 for membership through December||Student responsibility||N/A||Des Plaines Police Dept Flyer||Explorer Application|
|Ongoing||Volunteer||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES|
Great Lakes Caring Home
Health and Hospice
1400 E Touhy Ave St. 160
Des Plaines 60018
| Great Lakes Caring is one of the leading Hospice Healthcare providers in the Mid-west. We have many patients all over the metropolitan area in need of volunteer services or to provide companionship or respite for their caregivers. We have many opportunties to offer including hands on trianing to shadow with our field staff. The hours are flexible day or night weekdays or weekends. ||n/a||Student responsibility||n/a||Contact Linda Stulac - Volunteer Coordinator|
p: 855.727.9111 | c: 224.250.7980
|Beginning 11/8/18 then ongoing||Volunteer||HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES|
Roosevelt School Tutoring
1001 S. Fairview
Park Ridge, IL
|Tutoring - Thursdays in Room 101 from 3:30 to 4:30|
on these dates:
November 8, November 29
December 6, December 13
January 17, January 31
February 7, February 21, February 28
April 4, April 11, April 18
April 25 – last day
|n/a||Student responsibility||N/A||Arrive at Roosevelt School by 3:30 and enter through the visitor’s entrance, which is the door across from the teachers’ parking lot, on the Prospect side of the building. Make sure that you sign in on the form in the school office each week. We will supervise Homework Club and pair up the Roosevelt students with high school tutors. We will also provide any instructional assistance that is needed. Students will be finished at 4:30 each week.||Please fill out the this form if you are interesting in tutoring students from Roosevelt Elementary School.|