• The LP Counseling Office is excited to partner with several businesses and professionals to offer a Virtual Career Fair for the 2020-2021 school year. Please use this webpage to discover videos of professionals discussing their career, employment opportunities offered at specific businesses, and contact information if you would like to reach out with additional questions.

    Find information on additional vocational careers from the Starved Rock Associates for Vocational & Technical Education at http://sravte.org/careers.html.




    Eakas Corporation

    Location: 6251 Route 251, Peru, IL (with international locations)

    Contact: https://www.eakas.com/

    Career Opportunities: Molding, Paint, Plating, Assembly, Shipping, and Quality Control associate positions.

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    Edward Jones 

    Location: 206 E. Saint Paul St., Spring Valley, IL 61362 (with other offices in area and elsewhere)

    Contact: Steven Lamis, 815-664-2014, Steve.lamis@edwardjones.com

    Career Opportunities: Financial Advisor


    Ace Hardware Retail Support Center

    Location: 2123 N Euclid Ave, Princeton, IL 61356

    Contact: Kimberly O'Connor, 8158724721, kocon@acehardware.com

    Career Opportunities: Warehouse Specialist

    First Federal Savings Bank 

    Location: 633 LaSalle Street Ottawa, IL 61350

    Contact: Carol Harris, 815-434-3730 x3287, charris@ffsbweb.com

    Career Opportunities: Lending, Accounting, Sales, Management


    Central Bank Illinois

    Location: 633 LaSalle Street Ottawa, IL 61350

    Contact: Joe Brizgis, 815-220-1795, joe.brizgis@central-bank.com

    Career Opportunities: Lending (commercial, agriculture, mortgage, personal) Wealth Management (Trust Services, investments) Personal banking (deposits, new accounts, etc.) Operations (prepare loan documents, filing, tracking needed items, etc.)

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    Serena CUSD2

    Location: 2283 N 3812nd Rd, Serena, IL 60549

    Contact: Austin Cullinan, acullinan@unit2.net

    Career Opportunities: Substitute Teacher, Paraprofessional, Teacher, Principal, Superintendent, Secretary, Bookkeeper, School Counselor, Speech Pathologist

    Eureka Savings Bank

    Location: 250 Marquette St., LaSalle, IL 61301

    Contact: Michael S. Porter, 815-223-0700, mikep@eurekasavings.com

    Career Opportunities: Teller, New Accounts, Auditor, Loan Officer, Human Resources, Director of IT, Marketing


    Healthcare & Wellness


    Location: 815 N Orlando Smith St., Oglesby

    Contact: Gracelyn Quesse, 815-224-0212, gracelyn_quesse@ivcc.edu

    Career Opportunities: We offer career preparation and lifelong education

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    Additional IVCC Program Videos:

    Early Childhood Education https://youtu.be/ZjHCzFIO8YM 

    Agriculture - https://youtu.be/Z8XD1V07uGI

    Electronics & Electricity - https://youtu.be/X_k4Rbu-fKI

    Criminal Justice - https://youtu.be/TuNnluisl60

    Click here for the digital copy of the Illinois Valley Career Guide.

    St. Margaret's Health - Peru

    Location: 925 West Street, Peru

    Contact: www.aboutsmh.org

    Career Opportunities: Nursing, Physical therapy, respiratory therapy, accounting, human resources, x-ray technicians, computers, food service

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    Unwind at Westclox

    Location: 304 5th St., Peru, IL 61354

    Contact: Abby Zukowski, 779-201-1425, unwindatwestclox@gmail.com

    Career Opportunities: Mental, Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Healers; Massage Practitioners, Meditation and Manifestation Instructors, Yoga Instructors, and Holistic Health Coaches



    Illinois Army National Guard

    Location: 111 N East St.  Kewanee, IL 61443 (with 50 locations around Illinois)

    Contact: SSG Jacob Love, 309-557-7065, Jacob.l.love.mil@mail.mil

    Career Opportunities: More than 86 positions in the Army National Guard. Click here to learn more about career opportunities.
    For additional information regarding the Illinois Army National Guard, click here.

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    Minnesota Vikings

    Location: 2600 Vikings Pkwy, Eagan, MN 55121

    Contact: Rachel Gunia, 815-488-8595, rachel.gunia@gmail.com

    Career Opportunities: communications, football operations, human resource, sales and marketing, legal, accounting/finance, business administration, scouting, coaching, sports medicine/athletic training, turf management, broadcast/video, graphic design

    US Air Force

    Location: 111 N East St.  Kewanee, IL 61443 (with 50 locations around Illinois)

    Contact: James Finn, 815-664-8359, james.finn.2@us.af.mil

    Career Opportunities: 150 different career fields in the Air Force


    The Reserves Network

    Location: 113 E Main St Streator IL 61364

    Contact: Sara Shinkey, 815-672-2020, sshinkey@trnstaffing.com

    Career Opportunities: Clerical, Accounting, Welders



    Jacob & Klein

    Location: 925 Shooting Park Rd., Peru

    Contact: Herb Klein, 815-223-7550, hklein@jacobkleinlaw.com

    Career Opportunities/Information: Attorney/Legal Profession

    Kmetz Architects Inc.

    Location: 111 Buckling St., LaSalle, IL

    Contact: Michael Kmetz, 815-343-5599

    Career Opportunities: Draftsman,/CAD Operator, Designer, Architect


    Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center

    Location: One Lodge Lane, Oglesby, IL 61348

    Contact: Kelsey Sweger, ksweger@starvedrocklodge.com

    Career Opportunities/Information: Retail, Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Front Desk, Sales & Catering, Marketing

    DLZ Corporation

    Location: 825 Barr Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

    Contact: Connor Hickey, 815-780-7838

    Career Opportunities: Draftsman,/CAD Operator, Designer, Architect


    Prairie State Tractor

    Location: 1701 S 13th Ave, Mendota, IL 61342

    Contact: Paul Kelly, 815-674-5887, pkelly@pstractor.com

    Career Opportunities/Information: diesel service technicians, precision ag consultants, equipment sales, parts sales

    Chamlin & Associates, Inc.

    Location: 4152 Progress Blvd., Peru

    Contact: Ross Baker, 8150-488-5413

    Career Opportunities: Engineer, Computer Aided Draftsman, Surveyor, Construction Inspector, Administrative


    Location: 20 East 63rd Street New York, NY 10065

    Contact: Marissa Savage, 570-236-4011, marissa.savy@gmail.com

    Career Opportunities/Information: Business Management, Operations, HR, Accounting, Retail Excellence, Sales.