Treasure Island Grads Sharpens Skills With Cheesecake Factory

TI_sergiorosalesTreasure Island Job Corps Center Advanced Culinary graduate Sergio Rosales has been working in the kitchen at The Cheesecake Factory, making $17  per hour as a line cook.

Sergio said he’s been able to utilize the skills and training he received at Job Corps and has used […]

Treasure Island Checks Out Facebook Construction Site

TI_facebook2The Treasure Island Job Corps Center’s Carpentry and Cement Mason trades had the opportunity to visit the Facebook construction site in Menlo Park.

The Cement and Carpentry class had the opportunity to watch professional carpenters and masons work on the multi-million dollar project, which includes improvement to […]

Exeter Student Wins Regional Reading Competition

EX_marlonsanchezExeter Job Corps Center student Marlon Sanchez is never too far from a book!

His love for reading led to him being recognized among the Boston Region of Job Corps for reading the most books at part of the Job Corp’s Reading to Lead initiative. Marlon red […]

Woodland Center Director Attends Sou Chef Luncheon

WL_ambercolemanThe Woodland Job Corps Center’s Advanced Culinary were surprised to find a special guest attending a fellow student’s Sou Chef Luncheon at Anne Arundel Community College.

Center Director Veronica Johnson dropped in on the presentation by student Amber Coleman. Amber had themed her menu after the Caribbean […]

Joliet Cement Students Tour LeFarge Quarry

JO_lafargequarryA group of students from the Joliet Job Corps Center’s Cement Masonry class visited the Lafarge Quarry on March 9 for a tour that was part of the Groundhog Job Shadow program.

Upon arrival at the underground facility in Rockdale, Ill., the students watched a video that […]

Joliet Awards Assembly Focuses on Black History Month

JO_febawards2017Black History Month got an extra hurrah in March at the Joliet Job Corps Center, as the Center’s February Awards Assembly themed itself around the celebration of African American culture.

The assembly typically honors students for their accomplishments in their trade, dorm life, Career Preparation Period and […]

New Hampshire Gets Visit from U.S. Senator Shaheen

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The New Hampshire Job Corps Center entertained a very special guest on March 24 — U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen.

Certified Medical Assistant student Ivy Chalke and Culinary Arts student Ashley Marco greeted the Senator, along with Center Director Tamer […]

Atterbury Tours Ivy Tech Columbus

AT_ivytechSeveral Atterbury Job Corps Center students had the opportunity to the tour the Ivy Tech Columbus campus.

Students explored the campus, where they learned about the college’s manufacturing lab, nursing lab and how students live at the college. The guide walked them through the difference between community […]

Atterbury Hosts TSA

AT_TSAA TSA officer visited the Atterbury Job Corps Center last week to discuss opportunities for employment at places such as the Indianapolis International Airport.

Officer Francis E. Johnson spoke with Security students about requirements to become airport security guards, baggage inspectors and various other security positions. Many students […]

Atterbury Students Serve Community Relations Council Luncheon

AT_crcmarch2017Atterbury Job Corps Center’s Culinary Arts students served a packed Community Relations Council on March 23.

The students catered for the 33 guests at the meeting, which is designed as an ongoing effort to allow the Center and its surrounding communities to work together and establish mutually beneficial short […]