Adams Workforce and Employer Partner Survey Analysis June 2020

In the Spring of 2020, Adams & Associates (Adams) conducted a survey of workforce development entities and employers to evaluate the effects of COVID-19 on the job market. Thirteen Adams-operated Job Corps Centers distributed the survey in late April to their workforce and employer partners. We received responses from nearly 200 entities.

The Workforce and Employer […]

Treasure Island Pumps Life into Blood Drive

TI_blooddriveTreasure Island Job Corps Center hosted a blood drive with the aid of Certified Medical Assistant students. One of these students, Blanca Cruz Torres, was excited to talk about the experience.

“There are many details behind a Blood Drive which are not seen by the donors, […]

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 […]

Grafton Ladies Get Inspired by State Representative Hannah Kane

GR_repkane2Students from Grafton Job Corps Center attended the Blackstone Valley Chamber Women’s Success Network event, where they heard a very compelling speech from Massachusetts State Representative Hannah Kane.

Rep’  spoke about encouraging more women to run for local and state government positions. Sharing world statistics, Iceland […]

Glenmont Trip to Saratoga Auto Museum Revs Up Trade Excitement

GL_automuseumTwenty-two Glenmont Job Corps Center Auto trade students participated in a field trip to Saratoga Auto Museum.

The museum staff were generous to allow the students to tour the museum with no charge. Students enjoyed a show of classic and historic vehicles. Vehicle types included rare prototypes and […]

St. Louis Courts Careers with U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay

SL_clayfair2St. Louis Job Corps Center students were honored to assist U.S. Representative William Lacy Clay with his annual Career Fair.

Office Administration students helped check people into the event, while Security students assisted with crowd control and setup. For example, student David Janusweski worked with Rep. Clay to […]

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 […]

Atterbury Culinary Goes International

AT_mexicanstoreAtterbury Job Corps Center Culinary students visited Saraga International Grocery & Guanajuato’s Mexican Store shopping for a Cinco de Mayo menu

Students, Olivia Richard, Thomias Davis, Sebastian Robinson, Ashara Owens, Adrion Roberts, and Kenneth Murff explored and discovered specialty items for all sorts ethnic foods not seen in […]