Atterbury Joins Mayor Joe Hogsett on Community Garden

AT_indianaplan3Atterbury Job Corps Center students joined Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and Indiana Plan for Equal Employment in a little spring cleaning at the Hovey Street Church of Christ.

Students picked up trash, raked leaves and pulled weeds in preparation for a community garden. Indiana Plan Executive Director Devon […]

Treasure Island Office Administration Graduate Finds Her Future

TI_shamikagrahamTreasure Island Job Corps Center graduate Shamika Graham came to the Center from nearby Berkeley, searching for a bit of structure and advice, and has since found employment with Canon Camera.

Shamika was one of the older students and hoped to use Job Corps as a way […]

Treasure Island Graduate Continues to Soar at Tastes on the Fly

TI_vincentjesusTreasure Island Job Corps Center graduate Vincent De Jesus has continued to excel at Tastes on the Fly, now being promoted to sous chef!

Vincent graduated from the Center’s Culinary program in June and joined Tastes on the Fly as a prep cook. Within just a few […]

New Hampshire Gives Boxes of Love at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

NH_boxesofloveNine New Hampshire Job Corps Center students spent the day volunteering at Boxes of Love at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Manchester, NH.

They sorted through boxes of donations to help fill the Boxes of Love and make them look like gifts, such […]

Keystone Celebrates International Women’s Day and National Women’s History Month

KS_womenmonthKeystone Job Corps Center scheduled a variety of activities to recognize women’s contributions to U.S. history, as well as their ongoing contributions.

The acknowledgments actually began in February when the Center was visited by Job Corps’ communication associate, McNeely, Pigott & Fox (MPF). MPF interviewed several […]

Grafton Carpentry Graduate Joins Engineering Company

GR_jacobtherouxGrafton Job Corps Center graduate Jacob Theroux has acquired a full-time job with an engineering company, where he makes $18 an hour.

Jacob is 20 years old and hails from Burrillville, RI. He began his Job Corps journey at Exeter Job Corps Academy, where he studied Carpentry. […]

Glenmont Embraces Pi Day

GL_piGlenmont Job Corps Center students celebrated Pi Day in a variety of math-related ways.

Students used multicolored beads and wire bracelets to create the numbers that make up Pi. The mathematical constant is most commonly written as 3.14159265359 and used heavily in geometrical equations.

After mastering the numbers involved […]

Flint/Genesee Prepares for Internship with Genesee County

FG_johngleason2A group of Flint/Genesee Office Job Corps Center Administration students visited the Genesee County Clerk’s Office, courthouse and jail.

The visit is a prelude to an upcoming internship with the clerk’s office. County Clerk/Register John Gleason took two hours out of his busy schedule to lead the […]

Flint/Genesee Gives Back to Federal Workers

FG_fedsFlint/Genesee Job Corps Center students donated their time to a Spaghetti Dinner for federal workers that were still feeling the lingering effects of the U.S. Government shutdown.

Among those impacted by the shutdown, which lasted 35 days from December through January, were Transportation Security Administration workers. Many of […]

Exeter Learns from Coast Guard Culinarians

EX_coastguardRecruiters from the U.S. Coast Guard visited Exeter Job Corps Academy to educate students on culinary positions available through service.

The Coast Guard offers the Culinary Specialist Program, something people do not usually consider when they think of the Coast Guard. The recruiters hoped to find […]