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Illinois Works Career Services

Contractors interested in providing employment opportunities to apprentices that have completed the Illinois Works Pre-Apprenticeship Program (be it to comply with the Illinois Works Apprenticeship Initiative, to earn bid credits through the Bid Credit Program, or simply because they need qualified talent), can simply contact Illinois Works Career Services, and submit a Job Order Request. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP) or any other construction or trades interested parties looking to obtain customized lists of Illinois Works graduates can also request them from the Career Services Team.

Learn more about Career Services

All Illinois Works graduates have been thoroughly vetted and are interested in making a career in construction, and they have earned nationally recognized construction certifications including NCCER, MC3 or ICCB, OSHA-10, and First Aid/CPR. Our graduates are ready, able, and willing to work now!

Interested in hiring Illinois Works Graduates?

If you are a contractor interested in hiring Illinois Works graduates, complete the Illinois Works Employer Form today!

Interested in receiving a customized list of Illinois Works Graduates?

Any interested party can request a Customized List of Graduates by sending an email to

If you are an Illinois Works graduate needing Career Services and to Find Job Opportunities?

If you graduated from one of our Illinois Works programs and need finding a job in construction and the trades or need other career services such as assistance applying for DOL-registered apprenticeship programs, email Victor Castillo, Program Analyst, at

Contact Illinois Works Careers Services

Victor Castillo, Illinois Works Program Analyst
Email: or
Phone: 312-636-8871