Teens, Check Out 1st Saturdays: Careers in Focus

On Saturday April 4, we're launching 1st Saturdays: Careers in Focus, a career workshop series for teens at Harold Washington Library Center.

The focus in April is writing and publishing, and you'll have the chance to explore all of the writing opportunities Chicago has to offer teens.

This event is open to 100 teens, 14 to 18. Register on Eventbrite.

Learn how to:

  • promote your writing
  • edit your own literary journal
  • literally light up your words

The day will include:

  • Free lunch!
  • Writing workshops
  • College and career advice
  • One-on-one time with writers and editors
  • and more!

1st Saturdays Careers in Focus is a teen-centered event featuring a different industry each month.

  • May 2: Engineering
  • June 6: Fashion
  • July 11: Environmental Science
  • August 1: Music and Entertainment
  • September 5: Film and Photography

Network with professionals in the field, explore related college programs, and find opportunities to start your path toward your passions.