Exploring in Northern Illinois
Boone & Winnebago counties
2015-2016 CAREER EXPLORING PROGRAMS
Career Exploring is a unique career learning program for young men and women ages 14-20.
These programs provide an ideal link between the academic environment and the real world with hands on learning facilitated by professionals in these career fields.
Poplar Grove Airport & Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum – Meets every Thursday, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., at the Vintage Wings and Wheels Museum, blue hanger, 5151 Orth Rd., Suite A-1, Poplar Grove, IL. Contact: Dennis Blunt, (815) 398-4274, email@example.com.
Educators of Beauty – Meets bimonthly: Thursdays from 5:00 p.m.-6:30 pm. at Educators of Beauty, 2601 N. Mulford Rd., Rockford, IL. Contact: Jennifer Hodzic, (815) 639-9200.
UTC Aerospace Systems, 4747 Harrison Ave., Southwest side entrance, Rockford, IL. Contact: Nick Wlaznik, (815)226-6345, Nick.Wlaznik@hs.utc.com.
Fire & Rescue:
North Park Fire Department – Meets bimonthly: Thursdays from 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., at North Park Fire Department, corner of Harlem & Forest Hills, Loves Park, IL. Contact: Dennis Johnson (815) 633-6335, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rockford Fire Department. – Contact: Investigator Jeff Kloweit, 815.987.5699,mailto:Jeff.Kloweit@rockfordil.gov.
Journalism & Media:
Rockford Register Star – TBA. For more information or to be put on the contact list, please contact Jared Carlin, 815.397.0210, [Click for member's page]
Boone County Sheriff’s Department and Belvidere Police Department – Meets every 3rdTuesday of the month, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., at the Public Safety Building, lower lever, 615 North Main Street, Belvidere, IL, 61008. Contact: Officer Steve Jones, 815-298-3864,mailto:email@example.com.
Cherry Valley Police Department – Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at the Cherry Valley Police Department, 806 E. State St., Cherry Valley, IL. Contact: Officer Jesse Pearse, 815-978-5286, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rockford Police Department, Public Safety Building, 420 W. State St., Rockford, IL. Contacts: Officer Joel Givens, 815-543-1133, Joel.Givens@rockfordil.gov.
Law & Government:
Boone County State’s Attorney Office. Meets bimonthly: Thursdays from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m., at the Boone County Courthouse, 601 N. Main St., Belvidere, IL. Contact: Kelly Rohrer, (815)544-0868, email@example.com.
Winnebago County State’s Attorney Office & Winnebago County Bar Association : Location - Winnebago County Justice Center, Courtroom A, 650 W. State St., Rockford, IL. For more information or to be put on the contact list, please contact Jared Carlin, 815.397.0210,[Click for member's page]
SwedishAmerican Hospital, meets monthly, Wednesdays. Contact: Sheryl Head (779) 696-7224, firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is a one-time yearly application fee for most programs. Each program varies and cost range is $24-$30. For more information, contact Jared Carlin, 815.397.0210,[Click for member's page].