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St. Louis Shores Up Eastside Heart and Home

SL_homeTwenty St. Louis Job Corps Center Construction students partnered with Eastside Heart and 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 managed […]

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 […]

Treasure Island Represents with U.S. Representative Barbara Lee

TI_montemaurice3Treasure Island Job Corps Center Office Administration student Monte Brown is the new intern at Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s District office.

Through hard work and amazing interview skills, Monte impressed Rep. Lee’s staff. Monte will learn how to interact with constituents on a variety of issues from parking tickets […]

Treasure Island Graduate Shows Passion for Planned Parenthood

TI_alexisgregoryTreasure Island Job Corps Center graduate Alexis Gregory is working full time as a Reproductive Health Specialist II for Planned Parenthood, making $17.25 per hour.

Alexis, a Certified Medical Assistant graduate, was hired after completing a 5-week paid internship. Alexis enjoys learning how to assist her […]