Give your future a lift. Graduate debt-free with the CRCP.

  • Earn a great wage with bonuses, working at UPS
  • Plus we'll help pay for tuition, books and other fees
  • Choose from several participating colleges


Close up shot of CRCP Stephania Burks

“Hang in there, come to work every day, and do your best to look for advancement while getting your degree paid for.” 

Stephania Burks

Moraine Valley A.A. Travel and Tourism 2011.

Governors State University B.S. Sociology 2015.

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Job Description

You’ll earn a weekly paycheck and more working as a part-time package handler or part-time supervisor at the UPS facility in Hodgkins, IL.


Shifts are Monday through Friday, Twilight (4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) or Night (10 p.m to 3:30 a.m.) or Sunrise (3:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.)


Starting pay is $22.00 per hour on twilight or $24.00 per hour on night or sunrise shifts.


Easy public transportation on overnight shifts, paid for by UPS. Five routes bring employees to UPS: CTA Bus #169. Pace Bus: #390, #392, #395, and #890, plus shuttles from Northwest Indiana.


Work 3.5 to 5 hours, average per shift, as a package handler.


Eligible for medical benefits, paid vacation after 1 year, more hours for a part-time supervisor. 


So you’re ready to get started. Here’s what you need to do!


Be employed as a package handler or part-time supervisor at UPS Hodgkins working the twilight, night or sunrise shifts


Meet with the CRCP Director of Student Services for schedule approval


Earn 6-11 credits per semester at a participating community college or university. Full time students are considered upon exception


Schedule class times that do not conflict with UPS work hours

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Maintain a “C” or higher grade point average each semester


Sign a CRCP student agreement as your final commitment


  • The package handler position involves lifting and lowering packages that may weigh up to 70 pounds.
  • You have the opportunity to pursue advancement to the position of part-time supervisor while remaining in the CRCP.