What is College to Careers (C2C)?
The C2C program forges partnerships between City Colleges and industry leaders to better align City Colleges’ curricula with the demand in growing fields. These partnerships provide City Colleges’ students access to real-world experience via teacher-practitioners, internships and top-notch facilities, and offer City Colleges’ students and graduates a first pass at job opportunities.
Are you a student or
prospective student looking for more information about our programs?
Contact City Colleges at
773-COLLEGE and ask to speak with a member of the Recruitment team or browse City
Are you a current CCC
student or alum looking for career support?
Contact our career services department.
Are you a business
looking to partner with City Colleges of Chicago?
Post a job on CareerNetwork, City Colleges’ online job board for students and alumni: https://ccc-csm.symplicity.com/employers/
Contact City Colleges' Workforce and Economic Development Department at (312) 553-2568 or firstname.lastname@example.org to explore
City College’s Workforce
Academy is also available for your customized training needs.
What’s Happening Now?
City Colleges is enhancing its occupational programs in seven fast-growing fields. Each program is headquartered at one of the City Colleges: Healthcare at Malcolm X College; Transportation, Distribution & Logistics (TDL) at Olive-Harvey College; Business, Professional Services & Entrepreneurship at Harold Washington College; Information Technology at Wilbur Wright College; Advanced Manufacturing at Richard J. Daley College; Culinary and Hospitality at Kennedy-King College; and Education, Human, and Natural Sciences at Harry S Truman College.
New Programs: Colleges will have new or revamped programs that prepare students for 21st century careers. To check out the new C2C programs, browse City Colleges' CareerFinder or call 773-COLLEGE to speak with a member of our recruitment team about College to Careers.
New Facilities: City Colleges has announced the creation of new facilities to support its College to Careers effort, as part of a $524 million capital plan that will bring enhancements to all of the City Colleges. These facilities include a new $251 million campus for Malcolm X College, a $45 million Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Center at Olive-Harvey College, and a forthcoming Advanced Manufacturing Center at Daley College.
What Is a C2C Industry Partner?
C2C partners work with faculty to revise or design curriculum pathways and facilities, create workplace learning opportunities and commit to interview or hire students who successfully complete a program.
Our partners include:
Gear, Bimba Manufacturing, Bretford Furniture Manufacturing, JMC Steel
Group, Kay Manufacturing Co., Skolnik Industries, Tempel Steel, UPS, WaterSaver Faucet Co.
AON, Country Financial, Fifth Third Bank, Gap Inc., Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, Illinois State
University's Katie School of Insurance, Ranstad, University of Illinois at
Chicago, University of Illinois
Culinary and Hospitality: Compass Group, Metropolitan Club, Peninsula Hotel, Rome's Joy Catering, Jimmy Bannos - a Washburne alumnus who owns Heaven on Seven and the Purple Pig restaurants
Education: Chicago Public Schools, Golden Apple Scholars, National Louis University, Northeastern Illinois University, University of Illinois at Chicago
Healthcare: Advocate Healthcare Systems, CVS Caremark, Jackson Park Hospital, Loretto Hospital, Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Message Envy, Northwestern Medicine, Oak Street Health, Presence Health, Resurrection University, Rush University Medical Center, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
Information Technology: Accenture, Cisco, CompTIA, IBM, Microsoft
Transportation/Distribution/Logistics: Coca-Cola, ComEd, Coyote Logistics, FedEx, JB Hunt, Navistar, PepsiCo., Schneider Logistics, Schneider Finance, UPS, University of Illinois, University of Illinois at Chicago, Walmart