Twenty-Twenty One | Career News

College and Career Ready Students One Brick at a Time!

From the Desk of Valentine Torres

Hobart University is a great opportunity for students to build on their employability skills. Employers often tell me how impressed they are with the work ethic that our students display on and off-campus. We know this to be true because of the skills they are gaining in the classroom. As you scroll through this newsletter do consider the courses that are available to students that can help them obtain the career opportunities below and so much more. We are always happy to assist and meet with you to help and guide. We will lead you to where you want to be.

At Hobart High School we strive to have our Brickies college and career-ready too. This newsletter will be released monthly highlighting career opportunities available to our students.

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

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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

Sales Associate/Beauty Advisor | Sally Beauty Supply | Hobart, IN

Your role at Sally Beauty:
  • Build relationships and inspire loyalty.
  • Recommend additional and complimentary products.
  • Inform customers of current promotions and events.
  • Set up advertising displays and arrange merchandise to highlight sales and promotional events.
  • Ensure our customers are informed about and enrolled in our Loyalty program.
  • Complete transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintain a professional store environment and communicate inventory issues.
  • Demonstrate our Sally Beauty Culture Values.
  • We have a range of different working schedules and hours to suit everyone’s needs.
Why you’ll love working here:
  • The people are creative, fun and passionate about beauty.
  • Generous product discount and free sample products.
  • You will receive a great education regarding our products.
  • You will have ample opportunity for growth.
  • You may qualify for one or more of the following – medical, dental, vision, 401k, vacation, sick and holiday time depending on the average hours worked.
This role is typically Part-Time, though some locations offer Full Time. Ask about this if contacted by a hiring leader.

Apply here:

Customer Service Sales | Home Depot | Hobart, IN

Position Purpose:
Customer Service/Sales associates provide fast, friendly service by actively seeking out customers to assess their needs and provide assistance. These associates learn about products using our tools, and provide information to customers in order to sell an entire project. Associates in this position will learn how to greet, qualify, recommend and close every customer in their department, and know how to handle basics in adjacent departments. Customer Service/Sales associates maintain the in-stock condition of assigned areas, and ensure it is clean, shop-able, and safe. Each associate has the responsibility of providing a safe working and shopping environment by following all safety policies & standards, completing specified safety training, immediately correcting hazards & unsafe conditions or reporting conditions to the Manager on Duty, and working safely as not to endanger themselves, co-workers, vendors, or customers. These associates work in cooperation with their Department Supervisor and other associates in their department as well as other departments. Specific store departments may include Building Materials, Décor, Electrical, Flooring, Garden, Hardware, Kitchen & Bath, Lumber, Millwork, Paint, Plumbing and Tool Rental. The Customer Service/Sales position types may include Department Sales, Lead Generator, Pro Account Sales, Sales Specialist, Special Services, and Customer Order Specialist.

Apply here:

Retail Sales Associate | Part-Time | GNC | Hobart, IN

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

What do we want?

  • A Sales Associate who enjoys interacting with customers and is committed to helping them choose the right products, as well as making recommendations based on your overall product knowledge and understanding of their needs
  • The ability for you to generate sales, not only for the benefit to the company and your store, but for you and your financial well-being.
  • The drive to achieve and exceed personal sales and productivity goals
  • Promote career growth by working with store management in the opening, closing and operating of a retail store. This includes cash handling, inventory count and deposits according to GNC procedures, as well as maintaining the appearance of the store
  • Display an awareness of all store communications including: product information, advertising, promotions and other marketing initiatives
  • Boost product knowledge by learning the features, advantages and benefits. Staying on top of nutritional, wellness trends
Job Specifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Passion to Live Well!
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong communication and team building skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (i.e. Holidays, weekends)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age


  • Employee discount

Apply here:

Full-Time Manager-in-Training (Assistant Manager) | Tradehome Shoe Store | Merrillville, IN

Job details


$915 a week

Full Job Description


Tradehome Shoes is a 100% employee owned, service-oriented retailer of quality footwear. With locations throughout the Heartland of the United States, we have become a fixture in the communities in which we serve. At Tradehome Shoes, we hire for talent, train for success, and promote from within. All General Managers are hired as Assistant Managers (Managers-in-Training) prior to promotion. Our minimum General Manager salary is $915/week (or $47,580 annually), and we have a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental, profit sharing, and ESOP ownership

Apply here:

gerentes y empleados bilingües | Checkers | Bilingual Position | Lake Station, IN

Full Job Description

buscando gerentes y miembros del equipo bilingües. HORARIO COMPLETO MAS HORARIO DE LUNES A VIERNES DE 8 AM A 11 PM.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $10.00 - $15.00 per hour


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

Apply Here:

Kitchen Manager | Gary SouthShore RailCats Professional Baseball Team Gary, IN

Full Job Description

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $1,800.00 - $2,000.00 per month


  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Restaurant Experience: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military-experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more

Company's website:

SALES ASSOCIATE | Dollar General | Hobart, IN


High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


  • Frequent walking and standing
  • Frequent bending, stooping, and kneeling to run check out station, stock merchandise and unload trucks; which may also require the ability to push and/or pull rolltainers for stocking merchandise
  • Frequent handling of merchandise and equipment such as handheld scanners, pricing guns, box cutters, merchandise containers, two-wheel dollies, U-boats (six-wheel carts), and rolltainers
  • Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 55 pounds
  • Occasional climbing (using step ladder) up to heights of six feet
  • Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level
  • Occasional exposure to outside weather conditions

Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.


The Sales Associate acts as a point of contact for our customers. The duties of the Sales Associate include assisting customers in locating and purchasing merchandise, operating the cash register, stocking merchandise, recovering merchandise, cleaning the store, and performing other duties as assigned by the Store Manager to maximize store profitability and customer satisfaction while protecting company assets.

Apply here:

Subway | Part-Time | Lake Station, IN

Working under the supervision of the Subway Management Team the Food Service employee is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Subway franchise customers. The Food Service employee is further responsible for food preparation, stocking, store cleanliness, operation of the point-of-sale register and following all operating standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (includes, but is not limited to, the following):
  • Have knowledge of all restaurant policies, practices and operations.
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact professionally with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Be able to succeed in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Be Customer-Service focused.
  • Practice adequate security measures in cash handling, making frequent cash drops and maintaining a minimum amount of cash in the drawer.
  • Report to work on time for each scheduled shift.
  • Verify opening reading and bank and is accountable and responsible for all cash issued and received and all guest checks used at the employee’s register during their shift.
  • Count down drawer at end of shift to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure products on the counter or in the display case are properly rotated and attractively displayed.

Appy here:

Chili's | Expeditor | Hobart, IN

Full Job Description

Role Overview

Our Quality Assurance Specialists ensure each Guest receives perfectly prepared, high-quality food. They provide dependable, fast service that is absolutely Chilis! If you take pride in great teamwork, then we want to hear from you!

  • Fast hiring process
  • Flexible part-time or full-time schedule
  • Growth opportunities
  • Great team atmosphere and culture


  • Ensure food is prepared to company standards and specifications
  • Keep food orders continuously flowing from the kitchen
  • Control the pace of the food orders
  • Follow company safety and sanitation policies and procedures
  • Communicate effectively with Team Members across the restaurant

Apply Here

Navy Culinary Specialist | America's Navy Jobs NW Indiana/Illinois Gary, IN

Job details


$30,000 - $40,000 a year

Job Type


Full Job Description

Do you have a passion for food? Are you looking to start a career in the food service industry but want more than what local restaurants or fast food offers?Hoping to gain some valuable skills and training from day 1 and still earn a competitive salary? Today's Navy is looking to educate you in areas such as culinary arts, baking and pastry, banquet preparation, hospitality management, and food ordering. Learn to navigate a professional kitchen with confidence. Save your hard-earned money and tuition dollars; allow the Navy to train you with internship options at top-rated hotels and institutions around the world. Begin to understand the purpose of food inspection, facility maintenance, equipment sanitation, supervision management, and food ordering that involves multi-million dollar inventory systems. Learn to keep transaction records, plan facility events, and help budget for large scale personnel needs. The Navy can help prepare you for starting your own business, running a restaurant or other venues.

Full benefits, salary, education and travel opportunities included. Job promotions and work recognitions occur frequently.

No previous work or college experience necessary. The US Navy requires all applicants be subject to standardized test qualification, medical prescreening and police record background checks. Candidate must be residents of Northwest IN, IL, or WI.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Team Member | KFC | Hobart, IN

Job Summary

Come join our growing team!


We Offer:

*Flexible Hours

*Free Uniforms

*Meal Discounts

*Paid Training

*Rapid Career Advancement

* Employee Assistance Programs

* Company Paid GED programs

* College Scholarship Opportunities

Apply here, submit your resume or visit location

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $0.00 per hour


  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Apply here:

Now Hiring All Positions | All Shifts | Taco Bell

Hot careers start here!

Please apply in person or at

  • Free meals at every shift
  • Benefits for ALL
  • Competitive Wages
  • Tuition Reimbursement (<<<This means money for college)
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Opportunities for career growth (<<<This is huge!)
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.

Customer Service Representative Work From Home | Teleperformance

Benefits of working with TP include

  • Paid Training $10-$13
  • Competitive Wages $10-$13
  • Monthly Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k and more
  • Employee wellness and engagement programs
  • A fun, casual work environment on site or virtual

What We're Looking for

  • Logical problem-solving skills
  • Availability to work various shifts
  • Ability to use Windows operating systems
  • Ability to type 25 wpm
  • Over 18 years of age
  • High School Graduate or GED
  • Predictable and reliable attendance

Warehouse Worker/Forklift Operator- job post


$18 an hour

Job Type



We support multiple warehouses around your area!

Are you a great Lift Operator in need of extra cash?

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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