Grafton Grad Becomes Construction Apprentice

GR_patrickcotterPatrick Cotter recently graduated from the Grafton Jobs Corps Center and has been hired as a Construction Apprentice.

Cotter completed his Pre-Apprentice Certification in Building Construction Technology. During his time on Center, he obtained a Work-Based Learning externship at Sudbury Home Improvement in Sudbury, MA. The externship […]

New Hampshire Students Meet Mayor at Chamber Event

NH_mayorchamberNew Hampshire Job Corps Center students Triston Burpee and Emmalee Osgood weren’t expecting to run into the Manchester mayor when they volunteered at a business spotlight picnic in the park.

The students were promoting Job Corps at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce event in Victory Park […]

Keystone Helps Chamber Move

KS_chambermoveThe Keystone Job Corps Center helped move the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce into its new home in July.

Keystone and the Chamber have a long standing cooperative relationship, which reaches back to the opening of the Center. When one of the two needs some assistance, […]

Kittrell Aides Food Giveaway

KI_foodgiveawayKittrell Job Corps Center Culinary Arts students Elijah Rowe, Marcus Melvin and Lavelle Reid joined community agencies and the faith-based community to help distribute 751 boxes of food to needy families in Vance County.

Kittrell volunteers, along with Northern Vance High School, sorted and boxed food items […]

Kittrell Welcomes New Security Trade

KI_securityKittrell Job Corps Center begin the first day of its new Security and Protective Services trade on July 17.

The inaugural class of six will soon be joined by four more by the end of the month, as the program works toward filling its 30 slots. Instructor […]

Treasure Island Electric Students Looks to Help His Family

TI_alexisgarcia“My number one main goal right now is to help my family. It is very important for me to find a good paying job to do that.”

This is the manta of Treasure Island Job Corps Center’s Electric student Alexis Garcia. As the oldest of four, […]

Treasure Island Student Excels at Crowne Plaza Intership

TI_jessevelaTreasure Island Job Corps Center’s Culinary Arts student Jesse Revuelta-Vela has been honing his skills through his Work-Based Learning assignment at Crowne Plaza in Foster City, CA.

Jesse works with the well-known Executive Chef Herbert Ng. He started his internship five weeks ago and said he has enjoyed […]

Treasure Island Students Harvest Urban Farm

TI_farmingHarvesting time has returned to the Treasure Island Job Corps Center’s Michelle Obama Urban Farm, and the Culinary Arts Fine Dining class will again begin to utilize the farm as part of its curriculum.

Students will harvest what they need for their plates as part of […]

Treasure Island Grad Grows at Hotel Via

TI_clintondortchAdvanced Culinary graduate Clinton Dortch graduated from Treasure Island Job Corps Center with a part time position as a cook for Hotel Via, a new boutique hotel in South Beach, San Francisco.

Since leaving Job Corps, Clinton was promoted to full-time employment, making $16.50 a hour at the hotel, which features […]

Glenmont Nursing Students Pass Trade Exams

GL_cnajuly17Eight Glenmont Job Corps Center’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) students passed their New York State Certified Nursing Assistant exams after 12 long weeks of training.

Students Desirey Medina, Ravon McCollum, Rhodeesha Powers, Carolina Rivera- Torres, Dakota Bouchard, Joel Jaudon, Anthony Gilmor and Jordan Cesar spent that time […]