The Joliet Junior College Career Connects program was introduced to Joliet Rotarians at a recent Club meeting by program specialists, Tammy Tschida (left) and Jeremy Ly. The Career Connects program is part of an online career guidance and planning program reaching over 60,000 students and job seekers in Will and Grundy Counties.


Their mission is to: 

  • Help business and industry play an active role in connecting with the future workforce
  •  Develop the talent pipeline to address future workforce needs
  • Connect students, job seekers and education to career opportunities in the community
  • Engage youth to see that the Will and Grundy County area is a great place to live and work

 A number of area employers are already involved with the program and include: Caterpillar, Priority Staffing, Hollywood Casino, Manpower and more. For more information on Career Connects go to