Malcolm X College is partnering with OEMC to offer an Introduction to Emergency Management course. The course will teach students about 9-1-1 operations, emergency management, traffic management, 3-1-1 city services, and the qualifications needed to become an OEMC employee.  

Malcolm X College is partnering with OEMC to offer an Introduction to Emergency Management course. The course will teach students about 9-1-1 operations, emergency management, traffic management, 3-1-1 city services, and the qualifications needed to become an OEMC employee. One key focus of the course is centered around teaching the basics of 9-1-1 dispatch operations through role play and simulation. For photos of OEMC at work, click here. 

“Taking the OEMC course could lead to an incredible future job,” said Malcolm X College President David Sanders. “Emergency Management is a diverse career-field with a continued projected future job growth and there are a variety of opportunities to serve in all levels of government and in the various sectors, including education, healthcare, and private business. It’s a smart career choice and we are thankful to offer it at Malcolm X College.”

“OEMC is looking forward to the students learning about the work that we do to protect our great city,” said Rich Guidice, OEMC Executive Director. “Our 9-1-1 telecommunicators, 3-1-1 operators, traffic management staff, and emergency managers are all central to maintaining public safety in the City of Chicago.”

The class runs from October 4 to December 1, 2022 and will be held Malcolm X College. Completing this eight-week course could lead to future career opportunities with OEMC!

What should you expect from a potential career at OEMC:

  • Great pay with a potential starting salary of $50k with a high school diploma
  • Union position
  • Room for growth and promotion
  • Please note: OEMC job applicants will have to pass a background check and processed through the City of Chicago Human Resources Department.

What to know about the Introduction to Emergency Management course:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Classes are in-person and there are evening classes
  • Limited Class Size
  • Courses taught by OEMC training staff
  • $385* for the course or visit see if fee can be waived - *Tuition waived for eligible Chicago residents through the Future Ready Program. The Future Ready Program is open to Chicago residents who meet the requirements.

To learn more about this course and apply visit: or call 773-COLLEGE. Course name is PROFDEV 4386 Introduction to Emergency Management & Communications (OEMC). 

For additional information on emergency preparedness information, visit the OEMC website at Follow the Office of Emergency Management and Communications on Facebook (@coemc)Twitter (@ChicagoOEMC) and Instagram (chicago_oemc_911). 


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AdventHealth will be hosting our Mission Clinic on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gymnasium at Lyons Township High School South Campus in Western Springs. They’ll be offering free healthcare services and referrals to local social service resources to those in need. This event is intended for individuals and families who cannot afford healthcare services.

To see the flyer in Spanish, click here.

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The IVCA Scholar Program is intended to create an inclusive industry with more gender, racial and ethnic diversity by providing undergraduate students exposure to a possible career in the venture capital/private equity industry.

The IVCA Scholarship provides undergraduate students a very rare opportunity to be placed with a venture capital or private equity firm for 10 weeks. In addition, Scholars will participate in informational & training sessions at a variety of investment firms and at professional service providers that partner with Venture Capital & Private Equity investors (accounting, investment banking, valuation, legal, consulting etc.).

This program offers a 10-week, deep dive into the industry with significant exposure at a venture capital or private equity firm. Assuming successful program completion, students will be granted a $10,000 stipend during the summer. Applications are due by close-of-business October 14th, 2022.
Program Details:

• The IVCA Scholarship will be 10 weeks in duration beginning June 12th, 2023 and ending August 18th, 2023.

• Firms will schedule specific in-office expectations with the student.

• Scholars will also be expected to participate in all coaching/training and career development events and visits to participating firms during the summer. This is typically one-half day per week.

• IVCA Scholars will be placed at a venture capital or private equity firm and responsibilities will vary by student experience and firm requirements.

• No housing or transportation will be provided.

• Scholars will be expected to successfully complete an online Financial Modeling course with certification (Course is paid for by IVCA) PRIOR to starting the program. Students will be enrolled in the class upon acceptance to the IVCA Scholar Program.

• This is not a remote program. IVCA Scholars will be expected to maintain housing in the Chicago metro area during the duration of the program period.

Please find attached the IVCA scholars program application. Applications are due by close-of-business October 14, 2022.

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Are you ready for an exciting opportunity to earn a living wage with medical/dental benefits and a pension?  SPCDM is ready to start the preparation for you to meet the basic qualifications for entry into a
U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program to make this possible!


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