Treasure Island Goes Along for the Ride on Bike to Work Day

TI_bikeTreasure Island Job Corps Center Office Administration Instructor Mike Hoey hoped to grease the wheels on sustainable transportation with his bike ride across the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Mr. Hoey braved traffic and construction as he participated in Bike to Work Day. Some students spotted him […]

St. Louis Student is in Tune with Beyond Housing Talent Show

SL_gottalent2St. Louis Job Corps Center student Isaiah Long proved that he’s definitely “got talent” when he nabbed the $500 cash prize for Beyond Housing’s 24:1’s Got Talent.

Isaiah bested 50 auditioning youth and 12 finalists to claim victory in the teen/college field. His winning tune was John […]

St. Louis Shores Up East Side Heart and Home

SL_homeTwenty St. Louis Job Corps Center Construction students partnered with East Side Heart & Home to construct a 1,860 square-foot house for low income families.

Students have worked on the project from the ground up. Bricklayer students assisted with blocking off the foundation, while Carpentry students […]

Glenmont Students Smooth Over Training with Sidewalk Replacement Project

GL_sidewalkGlenmont Job Corps Center Facilities Maintenance students are currently removing the sidewalk between the Career Technical Training and Career Transition Services Building as part of their concrete unit.

The existing sidewalk had become worn down and broken over the years and was in need of replacement. Students are […]

Delaware Valley Receives Picture Perfect Training from River Reporter

DV_mockinterview2Delaware Valley Job Corps Center students brushed up on their interview skills with the help of River Reporter photo journalist Jonathan Charles Fox.

Mr. Fox conducted mock job interviews with several students and offered critical advice on their performance. He helped students experience a real interview setting while […]

Delaware Valley Raises the Flag at Dyberry Cemetery

DV_flagsEighteen Delaware Valley Job Corps Center students returned to Dyberry Cemetery in Honesdale, PA to place 315 American flags on veteran’s tombstones dating back to the Civil War era.

The students recently assisted the cemetery in erecting several tombstones that had been knocked over in last year’s […]

Kittrell Sheds Light on Project with DirectSun Solar, Energy and Technology

KI_directsunKittrell Job Corps Center has partnered with DirectSun Solar, Energy and Technology to establish an internship for its new Kittrell Solar Farm off Kittrell College Road in North Carolina.

Kittrell staff attended the Vance County Board of Commissioners meeting that approved the solar farm’s development. Afterward, staff […]

New Hampshire Hosts Electrifying Job Corps Enterpreneur

NH_entrepNew Hampshire Job Corps Center hosted a former Job Corps graduate seeking workers for his new business.

Roger Adams, from Adams Energy in Canterbury, NH, spoke with the Electrical students about renewable energy systems – most notably, solar panels. Roger graduated from the Carpentry trade at Trapper […]

New Hampshire Grad Powers Up His Own Business

NH_colinpowersNew Hampshire Job Corps Center graduate Colin Powers has started his own Carpentry business.

Colin arrived at the Center in May 2018, determined to get his life and future in order. First on his list was a high school diploma and pursuing a career in Facilities Maintenance. […]

New Hampshire Dresses Up Mental Health Support

NH_sgamhNew Hampshire Job Corps Center’s Student Government Association hosted a t-shirt decorating event where students joined together to emphasize mental health support.

Students shared how they or someone they know has been able to overcome mental health challenges. They decorated the shirts with different colored arrows to represent […]