DuPage Career Center

Our mission is to help people get back to work, and to help businesses hire and train a skilled workforce. To start using all the great service and programs the workNet DuPage Career Center has to offer, click the button below.

Help Pay For School

You can receive a WIOA training grant for up to $10,000 in order to upgrade your occupational skills or get a professional certification.

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Mass Layoffs

Have you recently been affected by mass layoffs? We can help!


Several Organizations With a Common Goal

Located in Lisle, IL, the workNet DuPage Career Center is home to several organizations working in partnership toward the same goals: helping people get back to work, and maintaining a skilled workforce for DuPage County.

For Job Seekers

We provide an array of services to help you along the road to employment:


  • Job Club
  • Workshops
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Funding for Training

For Youth Ages 17-24

Our youth services can help eligible youth start their careers:


  • Career Planning
  • Paid Job Internships
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Possible Scholarships

For Employers

Our employer services can help you hire and keep good employees:


  • Job Posting
  • Workforce Training
  • Pipeline of Talent

Job Seeker Resources

Need help looking for a job? Get instant access to a wealth of free resources offered by WorkNet Dupage! You’ll find great advice and tips in the following areas and more.


Recovering After Your Layoff


Job Search Readiness


Career Exploration Resources


Frequently Asked Questions

Youth Services

Get Your Career Started

Are you 17-24 years old?

Need help figuring out your next career move?

Need help paying for school to get a job with a future?

Quick Start Application

Get your career search started, fast! Answer a few quick questions and you’ll be on your way to a new career.

Full Application

Complete a full application and get comprehensive help finding the right career for you by filling out our questionnaire on the following page.



Here’s how the program helped these young adults

“The program was amazing – workNet DuPage set me up with an internship which led to my job!”


Age 22, Hired as Office Assistant

“I learned a lot during my internship. I learned the basics of CNC machining, and now I’m moving forward and learning more every day.”

David S.

Age 22, Hired as a CNC Machinist

“The classes definitely taught me personal and business skills that I need for job interviews and when I’m on the job.”

Michael G.

Age 22, Hired as a Machine Operator

“The resume and interview classes were so interesting and important for me. I learned a lot from the very first day to the last.”

Susana B.

Age 23, Hired as a CNC Machinist

“The classes were really good, and my internship was awesome!”

Cody S.

Age 19, Hired as a Machine Operator

“In the workshops, every day was a little different, which made it fun. And it set me up with an internship, which helped me find my new job!”

Mikaela W.

Age 19, Hired as a Front Desk Attendant

Let's work together

Training, Connecting, and Developing the Workforce of DuPage County.