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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Press Release

Contact Information: Amy Ullo (630) 955-2067

Monday, October 17, 2022

WorkNet DuPage Announces Career Series for Young Adults Featuring Virtual Reality

DuPage County’s workNet is pleased to announce a Make Your Way (MY Way) career exploration series for young adults featuring virtual reality (VR). Job seekers, ages 17-24, are invited to experience what it’s like to work in different environments using VR and meet local employers. To coincide with manufacturing month, the launch event will focus on high-tech manufacturing careers.

The event features:

  • Virtual reality to explore careers and actual work environments
  • Educational providers detailing short-term programs that workNet can pay for
  • Information about paid internships
  • Local employers
  • A presentation on federal training grants to earn in-demand certifications

WHO: WorkNet DuPage’s Make Your Way (MY Way) Young Adult Program

WHAT: Make Your Way (MY Way) Career Series featuring Virtual Reality Kickoff

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27

WHERE: 2525 Cabot Drive in Lisle

Young adults are asked to register here: