KCDEE - Builds workforce skills today for new careers tomorrow!

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The Accelerated Training for Illinois Manufacturing (ATIM) Program provides short-term training for jobs currently available with area manufacturers:

CNC Operators
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
Robotics Technicians

In addition to free training, the program provides:

Help choosing the career best suited to you
A chance to use your skills at a worksite while being paid
Connections to full-time jobs
Assistance with transportation costs and equipment

For more information click Here
Click to read the ATIM Press Release

Paid Internships for Youth!!!

Are you between ages of 18 to 21 years and looking for a job?

Check out getting a Paid Internship through the Manufacturing Careers Internship Program (MCIP) TODAY! Apply and you could obtain a job or take free classes in manufacturing. Hit the ground running with the Boot Camp and springboard into your new career through this free program.

Get your foot in the door at local companies with skills you can gain through the MCIP Boot Camp and Paid Internship Program.

For information Click here and watch the video on our Youth Services page.


KCDEE can help you find your career passion, grow your career skills or achieve your career dreams.

We offer programs and services for individuals who are unemployed, underemployed, recently laid off, or returning to the workplace.

KCDEE offers services to eligible job seekers based on individualized plans. Job search, employment retention activities, and skill enhancement services are provided so businesses have a world-class talent pool. KCDEE provides workshops and soft skills training to meet your needs.

We offer services to eligible youth between the ages of 16 and 21 who face significant barriers to employment. These services include work experience, on-the-job training, access to GED preparation, and career exploration activities.

For Business we have programs that can avert lay-offs or help you hire qualified individuals.

For Businesses interested in information about "On The Job Training" click OJT

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I am a Job Seeker

I am unemployed
I have a job, but am underemployed
I was laid off
I want to change careers
I want to join a networking group
I am interested in workshops
How do I get started?
Job Search Websites
I need to visit an office
What services and resources are available?
Look at our brochure

I am a Business Owner/HR

We have a Key Sector job to post
We need to avert lay-offs
We are interested in an On-the-job training program
We are interested in a customized training program
We are hiring new employees
We need to visit an office

I am between 16-21 years old

I am a youth between 16 and 21 looking for help with school or work.

Do I qualify for free KCDEE services?

What resources are available to me?

I need to visit an office

Look at our brochure