Rock Valley College brought together stateline businesses and employment experts for National Disability Mentoring Day.
The goal is to expose people with disabilities to job opportunities, and to get them ready to land a job once it becomes available.
"We are doing some lecturing and workshops on how to dress for success. how to disclose their disability and how to fill out a job application. Simple things like that" said Robbin Snodgrass, Rock Valley College.
Nearly 120 students and 50 local employers attended Friday's event