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Career Readiness

Hopewell Academy's transition program equips students with the essential skills needed to pursue and thrive in a job or career. We offer comprehensive support tailored to each student's transition stage, whether they need employment support, career preparation or post-secondary academeic assistance.

Employment Support

  • 1:1 Job coaching during school hours
  • Locating and supporting paid employment
  • Completing job applications
  • Developing interview skills
  • Specific training for various jobs
  • Evaluating work performance
  • Communicating with employers
  • Providing ServSafe course to obtain Illinois Food Handlers Certificate

Career Preparation

  • Career interest inventories
  • Career research
  • Career exploration
  • Job shadows
  • Job try out
  • Resume building
  • internships
  • Mock Interviews


Academic Assistance

  • Conduct college and trade school tours
  • College application support
  • Assistance with FAFSA 
  • Registration guidance
  • Coordination of college placement testing
  • Tutoring
  • Transportation during school hours
  • Linkage to disability services within post-secondary institutions.