Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Illinois
Fast Facts: Illinois is the populous and diverse “Land of Lincoln” state. Its capital is Springfield, while the largest city is Chicago.
Illinois Careers: As of 2008, U.S. Census data estimated the state population at approximately 13 million. Forbes recently ranked Illinois as the 35th “Best State for Business.”
Illinois Career Education: Illinois ranked 31st in a 2009 K-12 “Academic Achievement” study by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Illinois Economy: Illinois is an interesting microcosm of America with its eclectic mix of farming and manufacturing, its Midwest values, small towns and productive farms, together with big city clout and industrial strength.
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