Hundreds of Illinois students may be looking in a new direction as they choose a career path, following Wednesday’s Career Day at America’s Central Port in Granite City.  The event was hosted by the Illinois Department of Transportation, and was started to inform students of the opportunities in the transportation industry.  It also attracted dozens of companies and universities from across the region.

IDOT engineer Jeff Kern says there will always be a need for good help.

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Kern says if a student was unable to get to career day, there is information on the IDOT website regarding career opportunities.  You can get there by clicking on the link: http://www.dot.state.il.us/techapp/vacancy.html

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