Employers

Employers & Volunteers

Help support our students in reaching their career potential! Participate in Unite! and help build our community’s future!

unite! is a web-based career preparation and readiness platform. By integrating career development tools, social media elements and workforce data into a seamless system, job creators, students, educators and parents can connect efficiently and effectively.

Make a lasting Impact! Join Now

Employers

Volunteers

1. Setup a company profile

You can setup and maintain a company profile to describe your business, highlight your unique attributes, and communicate your areas of need to future employees as well as parents and educators.

2. Become a Career Coach

By spending less than an hour per week, you can share your experience and advice with students by contributing to mediated, threaded discussions online.

3. Offer Career Exploration Activities 

You can post and coordinate work-based learning activities like job shadowing, company tours, internships, etc. that your business offers directly with students/job seekers and educators.

1 Become a Career Coach

By spending less than an hour per week, you can share your experience and advice with students by contributing to mediated, threaded discussions online.

2. Offer Career Exploration Activities 

You can post and coordinate work-based learning activities like job shadowing, company tours, internships, etc. that your business offers directly with students/job seekers and educators.

Participating in unite! is a win-win for everyone! Join Now

Companies:

  • Increase your business’ visibility and highlight your community involvement
  • Promote careers that are available in unite! and help students realize that there are many opportunities in your community
  • Nurture your future workforce by connecting with them early in their career development
  • Bridge the skills gap of students coming out of high school by communicating what the real world needs
  • Help build Illinois into a workforce-strong and economically vibrant state
  • Positively affect and directly address the region’s drop-out, graduation and unemployment rates

Volunteers:

  • Give back to your community by taking part in helping our youth reach their full career potential
  • Bridge the skills gap of students coming out of high school by communicating what the real world needs
  • Positively affect and directly address the region’s drop-out, graduation and unemployment rates

Participation is free and is easily tailored to your level of involvement and schedule. Join Now