Youth (16 - 24)

Youth Services Program at this American Job Center is here to help eligible participants gain the skills and education necessary to obtain and maintain employment.

Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, just out of school, looking to start a career, considering a career change, or seeking training, we provide support for all aspects of your career development and enhancement.

Young Job Seeker

Youth Services

Our office provides a wide variety of services to young adults.
Additional Assistance
Education and Training
Career Planning and Counseling
Job Shadowing & Career Exploration
A nationally recognized manufacturing program

Manufacturing Careers Internship Program (MCIP)

Manufacturing Careers Internship Program allows you to earn money while you learn about career options in the manufacturing industry. The program starts with a boot camp that leads to a paid internship.

During the boot camp you’ll visit a variety of local companies to get an understanding of the work environment, as well as make connections with employers that are ready to hire. Through the boot camp you will learn work-readiness skills, resume and interview secrets, what makes you stand out to employers and earn forklift driving and OSHA certifications.

The paid internship is the first step to starting a career in the manufacturing industry, a stable, high paying and growing industry.

Services are available to those who are:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 24
  • Out of high school
  • Meet eligibility requirements
Manufacturing Job / man measuring
Our Office
American Job Center in Wheeling
1400 South Wolf Road - Building 200 Suite 200
Wheeling, IL 60090

Monday – Friday:  8:30AM – 5:00PM

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The American Job Center in Wheeling is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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