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U.S. Representative Newman To Host First-Ever Summer Job Festival In Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District

June 15, 2021

This weekend’s IL-03 summer job festival to host more than 15 Chicagoland companies, organizations and government entities seeking local employers

CHICAGO, IL – Today, U.S. Representative Marie Newman (D-IL-03) announced that her office will be hosting their first-ever summer job festival to connect residents of Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District with more than 15 different Chicagoland businesses, organizations and government entities that are looking to hire local employees. This week’s “IL-03 Summer Job Fest” will take place on Saturday, June 19th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kennedy High School (6326 W. 56th Street). 

“As Illinois and the rest of the nation reopen from this pandemic, our local companies, restaurants and organizations are looking for IL-03 residents ready to work today. This job festival is designed to bridge the gap between the job seeker and the potential employer, and I couldn't be more thrilled to partner with all of our local businesses participating in this summer inaugural festival,” said Congresswoman Newman. “Let’s get our workers back to work because when we do, our entire community benefits. I look forward to seeing everyone at our first-ever summer job festival this weekend!” 

Residents looking for job opportunities are recommended to bring printed copies of their resumes to the job festival. The businesses and organizations participating in this summer’s job festival include but are not limited to: 

  • Angelo’s Stuffed Pizza 
  • Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership 
  • Chicago Police Department (CPD)  
  • Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) 
  • ConstructionWorks 
  • Cultural Studio 
  • Divvy 
  • Edward Jones 
  • Hire 360 
  • Home Run Inn 
  • Illinois Teamsters Joint Council No. 25 
  • Metra 
  • Midway Hotel Center 
  • Poder 
  • Prospect Air Services 
  • Richard J. Daley College  
  • Southwest Collective 
  • Sprinkler Fitters 
  • UPS 

If you are a local business owner or resident interested in participating in this summer's job fest, please visit here to fill out our registration form! 

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