Summer Jobs

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City Expecting Flood Of Young Job Applicants For ‘One Summer Chicago’

Approximately 24,000 summer jobs for young people were being made available this summer, and city officials expect many more people to apply than jobs are available.


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5 Summer Jobs That Will Look Good On Your College Application

For those students hoping to push their application to the top of the ever-growing heap, prior work experience can be a big plus. The right job history can up any candidate’s profile and turn hopeful applicants into freshmen.


Camp Counselor

10 Part-Time Summer Jobs Perfect for Teens

Summer, summer, summertime! It’s every kid’s favorite time of year, but too much time on their hands can be a concern for parents. A fun part-time summer job may be the answer.


City Hall

Chicago, Cook County Sponsor Summer Jobs Program For Young Adults

The City of Chicago and Cook County have begun signing up young people people for programs designed to keep them off the streets this summer. And a top City official says that means work and play, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.


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City, County Team Up For Kids’ Summer Jobs Program

The city of Chicago this year is teaming up with Cook County government to mount its summer jobs program.

WBBM Newsradio–04/07/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: City To Fund Summer Jobs With Money From Scofflaws

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday that money seized by the city from scofflaws will allow the city to add almost 20,000 summer jobs for city youth.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Announces Summer Jobs Program For Teens

Even though the calendar reads July and summer jobs are scarce for teens, the state of Illinois has hundreds of unfilled jobs for those 16-19 years old.


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City Offering 4,000 Fewer Summer Jobs

Mayor Richard M. Daley announced Tuesday that the city’s summer jobs program will offer 4,000 fewer jobs than last year, due to the loss of funding from the federal stimulus program.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011