Job Search

Need your GED or other education?

WPL’s resources can help you prepare yourself with the skills you’ll need to get (and keep!) the job you want:

Free classes at WPL: call (847) 775-2565

  • How to…Get that Job! Class: job searching, resume writing, online applications, interview techniques
  • Computer Classes: internet, email, file management, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Tutoring: work with a tutor to build your skills in reading, writing, math, or English language
  • Drop-in Adult Learning Center: stop by our open computer lab for support with computer questions, resume building, and more
    Wednesdays, 10am – 12pm, Fridays in Spanish 4pm-6pm
  • Prepare for your GED in Spanish

Job Corps Career Training: call (800) 733-5627

  • Career technical training and education program
  • For young people ages 16-24 who qualify as low-income

Need help with your resume and job applications?

Resumes show employers why you’re a great match for the job. Try our drop-in Adult Learning Center, or check out these resources to develop an excellent resume.

Job Center of Lake County: call (847) 377-3427
1 N. Genesee St., Waukegan, IL 60085

  • Job search workshops
  • Drop-in resume and online application help: Mondays, 10:00am; Wednesdays, 1:30pm

Books about resumes and cover letters can be found with call number 650.14

In high school and need a job?

It can be difficult to find a first job! Start with these local resources.

Lake County Job Center Youth Services: (847) 377-3427

Youth Conservation Corps 
10-month Youth Build program and Summer Program that focus on skill development, job readiness, and environmental education