Connect with employers, mentors and volunteers in your community while exploring your career interests and the many opportunities in your area.

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Employers & Volunteers

Help develop Northwest Illinois' talent pipeline by helping our students reach their career potential! Participate in MORE (Making Opportunities Real for Everyone) and help build our community’s future!

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Parents & Guardians

Parent, Grandparents & Guardians – It is never too early to help your student in developing a career pathway.  Begin today!

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Help students and career-seekers achieve their future career goals by bridging the gap between school and the work world by making connections with local employers.

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MORE: Making Opportunities Real for Everyone in the Rock and Mississippi River Valley Regions

  •  Helping students and schools partner with businesses with the goal of aligning workforce needs with our local talent pipeline
  • Existing jobs in our area go unfilled because area students are not aware of the openings
  • Area businesses need to develop a talent pipeline and local students are potential candidates
  • Career Cruising Inspire connects students to local opportunities


 Career Cruising Inspire is a win for all involved

  • Employers
    • Promote careers and help students realize the opportunities in their hometowns
    • Increase business's visibility and highlight community involvement
    • Transform our region into an economically vibrant area with a strong workforce
  • Schools/students/parents
    • Learn about jobs and careers in local companies spanning a wide variety of career fields
    • Participate in career discussions with an online mentor/coach from your chosen field
    • Explore the possibilities of job shadowing, internships, tours, and summer employment

Other good things to weave into this copy include: awards won, distinctions given, number of products sold, company philosophy (just keep it short), interesting company history bits, and anything that makes a reader think you'd be awesome to do business with.

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