Jobs & Careers

Job Center of Lake County

The Job Center of Lake County offers a one-stop center for job and career assistance for Lake County residents and CLC students. The building also houses the CLC Career and Placement Services office, the Illinois Department of Employment Security, the Regional Office of Education and the Lake County Education to Careers Partnership.

Visit the Job Center of Lake County for more information.

Career Collection

The library offers a variety of materials to help you research a career, create a resume, write a cover letter, or brush up on your skills. Visit the library's Career Collection which can be found on the second floor.

Job Databases

Database Name Description Click to use at home Click to use at the library
A to Z Database A business reference and marketing database containing details on businesses and households across the US. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and more.
Career Transitions Search for job openings, career training and education opportunities, write your resume and cover letter, and improve your interview and networking skills.
Learn a Test

Study guides and practice exams for: AP, college prep, graduate placement, career and civil service. Please note that Learning Express has recently upgraded their interface, so previous users will need to register again. If you still have tests or training in the previous interface, you may still access them at for a short time.

Online Courses in Information Technology Learn more about information technology with one of these open online courses. These classes, on areas including application development, systems analysis, and health informatics are offered by the world's top colleges and universities and are available to you for free.
Online Courses in Writing Learn more about writing with one of these free, open online courses, including both technical and creative writing.