St. Louis Grad Takes to Skies

sl_tylerparkerSt. Louis Job Corps graduate Tyler Parker successfully completed her Office Administration trade and was hired at XTRAirways as a flight attendant.

She will soon be flying off to Miami to start her training and will be earning $21 an hour.

“I really am excited about the job, […]

St. Louis Grad Joins MODOT

sl_courtlanddavisSt. Louis Job Corps Center graduate Courtland Davis accepted a job as a maintenance worker with MDOT in Jefferson City, after completing his Advanced Transportation Communication Union training. He will be making $14.50 an hour.

Courland transferred to St. Louis to enroll in the Advanced Training program upon […]

Atterbury Pounds Walmart Pavement

at_walmartAs part of an ongoing effort to spread the word about the Atterbury Job Corps Center’s new ability to enroll non-residential students, its Outreach Team has been out in full force.

HR Recruiter Carley Spalding, Recreation Staff Josh Kuhn, and students Michelle Griggs and Timothy Bryant spent the […]

Atterbury Grads Become Electrical Pre-Apprentices

at_trioThree Atterbury Job Corps Center Electrical graduates are employed at Interstates as Electrical Pre-Apprentices after completing their training.

Donald Colburn, Donovan Combs and Deon Olinger each leave with their diplomas, trade certification, prearranged housing and prearranged transportation. They will be making $16 an hour.

Congratulations to this terrific […]

Atterbury Salvages Community Shop

at_madisonsalvageThe Atterbury Job Corps Center’s Heavy Equipment Operation students have started to lay the groundwork for a multi-trade community project.

Atterbury has built a partnership with a non-profit historic preservation organization called Franklin Heritage, which operates the historic ArtCraft Theatre. Franklin Heritage also runs a non-profit salvage company […]

Joliet Joins Talk Radio

jo_wjolA group of Joliet Job Corps Center students discussed their training and their future goals on the “Lynne, Mary & Natalie” show. The show airs on the city’s WJOL radio station.

Students Lillie Perkins, Van Iang, Antonio Becton, Sam Lewis and Antonio Becton visited the WJOL studios […]

Joliet Grad Inspires Students

jo_deonwashingtonJoliet Job Corps Center Security/MILCAP graduate Deon Washington visited the Center on Oct. 10 to offer some inspiring words to the student body.

Deon enrolled at Joliet in July 2015 with the goal of becoming a member of the U.S. Navy. He completed his high school diploma […]

Joliet Team-Building at Iron Oaks

jo_ironoaksOne of the most important aspects of building a team is finding unity within the group. And that’s what Joliet Job Corps Center Counselor Debra Williams wanted to do on Oct. 10 when she took residents of the Rosa Parks and C.J. Walker Dorms to Iron […]

New Hampshire Student Chef Wins Contest, Job Offer

nhgirlscouts-pngNew Hampshire Job Corps Center Culinary Art student Emmaly Goldthwaite’s tarty creation won over judges at the 2016 Girls Expo New Hampshire. In fact, competition sponsor, Popovers on the Square, was so impressed with Emmaly’s work that the restaurant offered her a bakery job on the […]

New Hampshire Graduates First Electrical Student

nh_devinbrownDevin Brown is the first student to graduate from the New Hampshire Job Corps Center’s Electrical program, which was started a year ago. He has applied for an electrical union apprenticeship, with the help of Electrical Instructor and union member James Folopoulos.

Devin will take his aptitude […]