November 15th-19th is National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). Take advantage of NAW to learn more about apprenticeships, and if they might be a good fit for you or your company. This weeklong nationwide celebration brings together business leaders, career seekers, labor, educational institutions, and other critical partners to demonstrate their support for apprenticeships. Find events, proclamations, and more on the Apprenticeship Illinois National Apprenticeship Week page.


Every October is Manufacturing Month. The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) is celebrating present and future manufacturers in the state. Illinois is the “fourth largest manufacturing state in the country, with over 18,000 companies employing over 550,000 Illinoisans.” DCEO will be hosting upcoming webinars showcasing manufacturing’s bright future in Illinois. Learn more about Manufacturing Month.