career HELP

DGPL has resources to help with your next professional chapter. 



More online learning resources

Am I Job Ready? A Quiz by PRC


  • Downtown Downers Grove Management Corporation: local downtown DG job opportunities 
  • Hope's Front Door Job List: local openings updated weekly. Find the packet on the Jobs Board in the library.
  • College of DuPage Resources
  • Get Hired Illinois: database of Illinois jobs
  • Illinois Career Information System: local, state, and national labor market information; career development tools; partner of the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Employment and Training Administration
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: descriptions, working conditions, training and education needed, earnings, and expected prospects for different occupations
  • People's Resource Center: workshops, job coaching, and connect to employers looking to hire
  • Reference USA: job and internship listings, career tips and resources
  • Giving DuPage: Volunteer and professional development opportunities
  • Career One Stop: part of the IL Department of Labor
  • Visit the library's Jobs Board in the lobby for local listings
    • The Downers Grove Public Library does not endorse or verify any position listed. Patrons are responsible for all communication and interaction with potential employers. Any business that is within the 60515 or 60516 zip code may post job listings on the Jobs Board.


Questions? Visit the Adult and Teen Services desk, call 630-960-1200 ext. 4274, or email