Treasure Island’s West Success Story

TI_yuminliTreasure Island Job Corps Center student Yumin “Charles” Li, is the Center’s 3 West Success Story.

He started the program August 6, 2018 with a very low English proficiency level. In just shy of a year later he is communicating very well, and at times has acted […]

Treasure Island Construction Ramps Up Collaboration

TI_ramp2Treasure Island Job Corps Center Carpentry and Cement Mason trades completed a ramp to the new main entrance of the dorms.

Carpentry students, with collaboration from the Cement Mason students, worked on a 7-yard concrete pour. Due to the large amount of concrete, a cement truck was […]

St. Louis Brick Students Lay Groundwork for Employment

SL_brickSix St. Louis Job Corps Center Bricklayer students went competed against each other for the approval of several local brick companies.

The students performed in front of several brick contractors and material manufactures at the Mason Contractors Association, including John Smith Masonry, Lampkin Masonry, Midwest Brick and […]

St. Louis Graduate Shares Soaring Success Tips

SL_damonteandersonSt. Louis Job Corps Center 2007 graduate Damonte A. Anderson prepares students for life after Job Corps.

Damonte comes back to the Center every few weeks to talk to the students in the Career Transition Readiness class about what to expect in the workforce once they graduate. Damonte […]

Flint/Genesee Secures Concerts with City Shield

FL_cityshieldFlint/Genesee Job Corps Center students are working with City Shield Security to secure concerts throughout the summer.

Students Demarko Underwood, Magdalene Her, Raije Alexander, Danielle Avis, Austin Monroe, Dyesha Miller-Killins, Jeff Brown, Nathan Graham and Payton Fairfield have participated in this paid internship at the DTE […]

New Hampshire Electrical Students Keep Center Connected

NH_cat5New Hampshire Job Corps Center Electrical students Tia Lue, Austin Salisbury and Cirell Brown were called into action to reroute several electrical lines and a CAT5 telecommunications line.

They worked on the area were Facilities Maintenance students were installing a new door that connects the One Stop […]

New Hampshire Graduate Secures Employment with Allied Universal

NH_alexbartholiNew Hampshire Job Corps Center graduate Alexander Bartholi graduated completed his Security trade and secured a full time job with Allied Universal.

Alex came to Job Corps in October and completed his trade in eight months. He worked hard to get the position he has, pushing through […]

Miami Graduate Nails Job with Merrick Industrial Management

MI_audypuntielMiami Job Corps Center graduate Audy Puntiel completed the Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship program and has found employment with Merrick Industrial Management.

While at Miami, Andy joined the United Brotherhood Carpenters (UBC) and is a proud UBC member, working as a Registered Apprentice as a Carpenter Helper. Audy […]

Keystone Intern Paves Way to Success with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

KS_deandrechaseKeystone Job Corps Center graduate Deandre Chase is making $44 an hour through his new position with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

When Deandre arrived at Keystone on August 8, he had goals, dreams, and aspirations. He worked diligently in the Plumbing Trade, learning all he could while developing […]

Glenmont Drives Up Excitement at HL Gage Navistar IH

GL_navistarGlemont Job Corps Center Auto students visited the local HL Gage Navistar IH truck dealership to learn about the industry.

Students Ulysses Sanchez, Edwin Silbre Alvarez, Zaquan Younger, Anthony Rodriguez, Prima Nakornthab, Kyair Sylvester and Penelope Kline were led on a tour by Service Manager Ron Smith. […]