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  1. 1. Trying to decide on a career? The Illinois Career State of Illinois have fun Resource Network offers a variety of career Department of Employment Security exploration products for elementary, middle and high school students. It’s a valuable tool for anyone making career decisions. Summer Job earn Central 2011 moneylearn skills You’ll find information on regional wages, job search hints, self-assessment tools, course planners and a portfolio to store your results.make Visit the Illinois Career Resource Network: friends www.ILWorkInfo.com/icrn For assistance with employment and training issues, contact your local Illinois workNet Center. Call 1-888-367-4382 to find the location nearest you. State of Illinois try on Department of Employment Security careers IDES is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all state and federal nondiscrimination laws in the administration of its programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Contact the office manager of the IDES office nearest you or the IDES Equal Opportunity Officer at (312) 793-9290 or TTY: for fit! (888) 340-1007. The Illinois Department of Employment Security is not endorsing any site and is not responsible for its content. It is the nature of the Internet that sites can change, become outdated or disappear. Please contact us at des.icrn@illinois.gov if you would like to update a link. Illinois Department of Employment Security www.ides.state.il.us
  2. 2. Summer Job Where can I find a job? Central 2011 Self-employment and volunteering Career internship and summer job listings with application Ideas for starting your own business over the summer: With a summer job you’ll get to know people and try out hints and videos: http://www.entrepreneur.com/tsu a career while earning money. Apply as soon as http://www.aplus-summerjobs.com possible because the best summer jobs go fast! AmeriCorps connects people of all ages for volunteer The teen version of SnagAJob has hints, tips, and job service projects: Summer hiring job fairs can begin as early as March. listings by city: http://www.americorps.gov/about/role_impact/state_ With high unemployment among adults, it’s going to be http://www.gotajob.com/ profiles_detail.asp?tbl_profiles_state=IL a tight job market for teens this year, too, so consider Job listings and tips for researching potential employers: internships, volunteering or starting your own business http://www.summerjobs.com as ways to gain experience. Links to sites with listings of summer adventure and How do I know where to look? international jobs: Use the Career Information System (CIS) at http://www.backdoorjobs.com www.ILWorkInfo.com/icrn to learn about how your A step-by-step guide for finding a summer or part-time Seasonal job listings plus blogs, message boards and “A job: interests may fit with occupations and how to apply for Day in the Life” profiles: http://www.quintcareers.com/finding_summer_jobs.html work. Set up My CIS Portfolio and you can even create http://www.coolworks.com a quick resume. Use Job Search and Keep That Job for Two overviews on finding summer work or creating your Want to work at a summer camp? Start here for thousands own business: hints and tips. Check the Article Directory in CIS under of listings: http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/summerjobs/a/ Additional Resources for items such as “Want More http://www.mysummercamps.com summerjob.htm from Your Summer Job?” Go to Suggested Links for http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/justforstudents/a/ Find camp job openings and job fairs: teenjobs.htm SJC 2011 and you can click on these summer job links http://www.acacamps.org/jobs without having to type them. Great links and resources for teen job hunters: Job listings and job search tips: http://www.skokielibrary.info/s_teens/tn_jobs/index.asp http://www.teens4hire.org Use normal caution before giving your contact “Teen, Seasonal and Kinda Cool Opportunities” links from information and be sure to try free resources first. Video interview with author of Teen Dream Jobs: the Riley Guide http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7711412 http://www.rileyguide.com/teen.html#summer Summer Jobs USA (for low-income youth) Best (and worst) summer jobs: http://www.dol.gov/dol/summerjobs/ http://www.fastweb.com/college-jobs-internships/articles/ Are there summer jobs in 951-the-best-and-worst-summer-jobs government agencies? Quick article for younger teens: http://www.kiplinger.com/features/archives/2006/03/ summerjob.html What should my parentsCheck out Hire the Future and other youth programs: know about summer jobs?http://www.ides.state.il.us/employment/hire_the_future.asp Green jobs for teens: http://www.mnn.com/family/family-activities/blogs/Contact your local Illinois workNet center for summer job tips-for-teens-landing-that-green-collar-job A parents’ guide to teens’ summer work with lots of goodprograms in your area: information:http://www.illinoisworknet.com/vos_portal/residents/en/Home http://life.familyeducation.com/teen/summer-jobs/ 34467.htmlCity of Chicago Job Resources for Youth: What are some helpful resources?http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/fss/supp_info/job_ Tips for teaching teens about saving and moneyresources_foryouth.html management: http://parentingteens.about.com/cs/moneymanagement/Chicago’s summer jobs program for ages 14-21: Illinois’ rules for wages, hours and permits for teen workers: a/teens_money.htm(Note: June 3, 2011 is the deadline to apply for summer http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/forms/pdfs/clpam.pdfpositions; others are year-round.) Deciding if teens should work to help out with familyhttp://www.youthreadychicago.org Great site for safety on your summer job: finances (scroll down on site): http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/youth/summerjobs h/s http://web.extension.illinois.edu/toughtimes/deciding_if_Summer jobs and internships with government agencies: teens_should_work.cfm _s _whttp://www.studentjobs.gov Marketing Your Jobs Skill has hints for re rketi J Skills hint or resumes, interviews, es, view and job search: d arch: Where are some fun camps for parents to go to while kids W re ar me f amp or par g o whi dsInternships with the State of Illinois: http://www.ides.state.il.us/uidocs/bis/ ://ww ides.s e.il.us/ docs/ / are working? a workhttp://www.illinois.gov/working/working_internship.cfm Marketing%20Your%20Job%20Skills%20English.pdf keti 20Y %20Jo 20S s%20E ish. http://www.grownupcamps.com h /ww rownu mps m m

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