Kish CareerLink

What is Kish CareerLink?

Kish CareerLink is an innovative, collaborative effort between Kishwaukee College, Greater Rochelle Economic Development Corporation (GREDCO) and the DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) to assist students from middle school through college with career exploration through Work-based Learning Activities with local business and industry.

Student Benefits

  • Explore potential careers and local employment opportunities
  • Learn about companies and organizations in DeKalb and Ogle Counties
  • Communicate with professionals in various career fields through Career Coach Message Boards
  • Participate in Work-based Learning Activities, such as:
    • Company Tours
    • Informational Interviews
    • Job Shadowing
    • Internships

Employer Benefits

  • Kish CareerLink allows students and job seekers to learn about and become actively engaged with your company
  • Local business and industry assist in the development of their future workforce
  • 4000 students in DeKalb and Ogle Counties have access to Career Cruising/Kish CareerLink

Educator Benefits

  • Help students find relevance in what they are learning in the classroom
  • Engage students early in thinking about their careers
  • Access activities to easily incorporate into lesson plans
  • Promote the local community as a place to live and work


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