Twenty-Twenty One Career News #9

College and Career Ready Students One Brick at a Time!

From the Desk of Valentine Torres

*Last Edition for the 2020-2021 School year

To the class of 2021;

To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream, not only plan but also believe. ~Anatole France

Fall forward. Every failed experiment is one step closer to success. You've got to take risks.

~Denzel Washington

We wish you success and hope that you'll reach out to us with any tools and resources that you may need in your future.

***Should you happen to know of any employers who are looking to hire students please send that information to

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Work Ethic Certificate | How can you qualify?

The Work Ethic Certificate is now available for students in grades 9-12. Open this link to find out the advantages of earning this certificate. The application will be available at the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Internship | Pink Boutique | Hobart, IN


*unpaid* A wonderful addition to a career resume and your digital portfolio. Service Hours can be earned on HS transcript.

The Pink Boutique in Downtown Hobart is looking for 3 interns. Preference to incoming Juniors & Seniors (Class of 2022 & 2023).

Those interested should be able to demonstrate a very mature attitude and have dynamic work ethic skills.


  • Social Media Consultant
  • Check-in merchandise
  • Greet and assist customers in the store
  • Write up customer tickets of order


  • Discount on dresses in stores
  • Plan the Style show at Hobart HS


  • The start date is August 1, 2021
  • Hours (after 2 pm - mid-afternoon shifts)
  • The schedule is up for discussion, but a minimum of 8 hours a week must be met.
  • This is an unpaid internship


Internship | Chicagoland Popcorn | Merrillville/Hobart



A wonderful addition to a career resume and your digital portfolio. Service Hours can be earned on HS transcript.

Chicagoland Popcorn located on US 30 in Merrillville/Hobart is looking for 1-2 interns for an immediate start date. This is a paid internship at $7.50/hr.

Intern Duties

  • Immediate start date in June
  • To be trained and understand the company model
  • Set up weddings and events assemble/serve/clean/pack-up
  • Motivated attitude with customer service skills
  • Highly mature personality as the work is done independently or with 1-2 other interns
  • Must be able to self-manage

Intern Requirements

  • Must be available Friday PM, Saturday PM, Sunday AM
  • Must have own transportation
  • Mileage on the vehicle is reimbursed
  • Must be available all Summer

Additional Info

  • Positions to stay employed may become available via the internship


Xfinity Retail Sales Consultant-Part Time | Comcast


Base Pay: $11.85

Total Target Compensation (Base Pay plus Targeted Commission): $17.23


High School Diploma / GED

Job Summary

Responsible for promoting and selling Comcast products and services to both new and existing customers while engaging with them in a retail store location. Communicate effectively with customers to inform them of the features, benefits, and use of all products and services. Educate and assist them on their purchase decision and offer the best possible technology solution to meet their needs. Explain and illustrate the advantages of their purchase decision and place an order on their behalf while they are inside the retail store. Demonstrate strong customer-focused service, both on and off the sales floor, and transform every customer interaction into a positive customer experience. Provide effective collaboration with other Comcast employees and exhibit strong skills in the areas of relationship-building and sales presentation.


Sales Associate (SA) - Southlake Mall - Carter's & OshKosh B'gosh

Job Type


Why you'll love working for Carter's:

  • 30% discount on 3 great brands: Carter's, OshKosh, and Skip Hop
  • An inclusive, supportive workplace culture
  • Full-time and Part-time benefits
  • Flexible schedules
  • Development programs
  • Many more special and unique benefits!

What you'll need:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers, team, and supervisor
  • Retail/specialty apparel knowledge and experience preferred
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds on a regular basis
  • Availability to meet the needs of the business that may include days, nights, weekends and holidays as scheduled. Minimum number of hours is not guaranteed

Love babies and kids? Looking for a flexible, friendly place to grow your career?

Consider the possibilities as a Sales Associate at Carter's.


Embroidery Machine Operator | Lifetime Creations | Merrillville

Want a great job that will also give you experience working for a growing, online small business? Do you have a knack for attention to detail and take pride in your work? Do you take COVID-19 safety precautions seriously? If you're reliable, hard-working, and friendly this may be the job for you. Read on to learn more.

Apply here

Crew Member and Manager | Wendy's

Crew Member and Manager - US Hwy 6- job post

Wendy's - Meritage Hospitality Group

Portage, IN 46368

Job details


$13 - $16 an hour

Job Type

  • Full-time
  • Part-time


    • Day Shift (Preferred)

    • Night Shift (Preferred)

We are looking for Crew Members and Managers to join our team at Wendy’s!

  • 6181 US Hwy 6, Portage, IN

Starting pay $13-16 per hour!

  • Crew Members – No experience necessary. Just need to be at least 16 years old.
  • Managers – You must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, and successfully pass a background check.

Seasonal Cashier/Stock/Customer Service | Phantom Fireworks

Job Type *Temporary

  • Full-time
  • Part-time


High school or equivalent (Preferred)

  • Full Job Description
  • Phantom Fireworks, the industry leader for the import, wholesale and retail of consumer fireworks, is seeking qualified candidates for cashier and stock positions at our Merrillville, IN location. Positions are seasonal, full and part-time, and require excellent customer service and communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

In-Store Food Sample Sales Representative - Hiring Now (Costco)

Job Type


CDS is the preferred in-house event marketing provider to Costco. We offer the best person-to-person marketing services in the industry, driving sales for our customers and Costco. APPLY TODAY!

What we offer:

  • Immediate, part-time positions
  • Competitive Pay Rates
  • Flexible hours
  • Sales incentives
  • Great team members


  • Prepare and demonstrate food and non-food vendor products to Costco club members
  • Interact with customers and management in a friendly, enthusiastic, and outgoing manner
  • Generate brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales
  • Provide excellent customer service, including assessing the needs of the customer to best recommend products
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Flexible schedule, including weekend availability
  • Stand comfortably for up to 6 hours a day
  • Basic computer skills


Monroe Pest Control | Hobart, IN | Opportunities for 18+

(*last month we listed this employer as 16 & up, the company was informed that they can only hire 18+)

Ready for fun in sun?

Are you a reliable & responsible teen?

Do you have a good work ethic?
Do you have a valid driver's license (meaning, no points on your license?

Can you work independently for up to 6-8 hrs?

Can you understand a GPS system & reading maps (aka land navigation)?

Are you looking for part-time work during Summer hours?

Perhaps you can use some extra cash?

Does $12/hr sound reasonable?

If so, you might be the right fit for Monroe Pest Control who is ready to start taking applications for the Summer of 2021.

If you are interested, please complete this pre-screening form

Any immediate questions can be sent to

Nursing Assistant Trainee | St. Mary's | Hobart, IN

Job details

Job Type


Full Job Description

Great Opportunity to Start your Career in Healthcare

EARN $ While You Learn! Class duration 5 weeks (full time, M - F).

Placement into Patient Care Assistant position at St. Mary Medical

upon successful completion of course.

Next Class Starts July 26, 2021

To assist learners in gaining the knowledge, skills and attitude that will enable them to safely and effectively care for patients, the Nurse Assistant Trainee will be enrolled in an off-site Certified Nurse Assistant Program. This will prepare the beginning level nurse assistant to function as a member of the health care team under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse.

  • High school graduation or equivalency.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Successful completion of the pre-entrance exam
  • CPR certification recommended.
  • Completes annual skill validations as well as safety and infection control procedures.


McDonald's Restaurant Realistic Job Preview

Crew Team Member | McDONALD'S CAREERS

Crew Team Member

  • HOBART, Indiana
  • PDX_MC_8097F959-CFB6-45D2-9104-4DB5BAD47CD5

So what does a member of our Crew Team get to do??

• Connect with customers to ensure they have a positive experience

• Help customers order their favorite McDonald's meals

• Prepare all of McDonald’s World Famous food

• Partner with other Crew and Managers to meet daily goals and have fun

• Keep the restaurant looking fantastic


Indeed | Job search site

Indeed is the #1 job site in the world1 with over 250 million unique visitors2 every month. Indeed strives to put job seekers first, giving them free access to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies.

Glassdoor | Job search site

Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites has updated their list of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2019.

Indiana Plan

The Indiana Plan's mission is to address and correct the problem of low minority participation in the union building trades. To do this, we offer comprehensive services for both the signatory contractors who work with us to find recruits, and also for the minority and women workers we help train and find jobs in the union construction industry in Indiana.

We Build NWI!

We Build Northwest Indiana was created as a resource for individuals interested in career opportunities within the construction and maintenance industry. Some career opportunities may require a college degree while most require a comprehensive training and education program known as apprenticeship. Successful applicants generally possess three common attributes:

  • They have a strong work ethic
  • They are responsible
  • They are dedicated to being the best

Next Level Jobs

Next Level Jobs provides Hoosiers with free state-wide training in high-paying, in-demand industries. Next Level Jobs also provides Indiana employers with reimbursements up to $50,000 to train their employees in these high-growth fields.
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Career Liaison Coordinator | Business Teacher | Sponsor for Business Professionals of America

Valentine Torres, MBA

Hobart High School | Hobart University | Dual Credit Instructor

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