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 […]

Miami Student Receives Resilience Award from Florida Network of Youth and Family Services

MI_noshdesprezMiami Job Corps Center student Nhinhoshxhy “Nosh” Desprez received the Youth Resilience Award from Florida Network of Youth and Family Services.

Nosh was selected among many candidates within the state because of his perseverance and positive attitude. It was a surprise for him as he believed he was a […]

Miami Grads Join Blattner Energy to Light the Way in Georgia

MI_blattnerMiami Job Corps Center graduates were all sunny smiles as they headed for Georgia to join the Blattner Energy team.

Ronald Simeon, Tyrail Miles, Malliek Tittle and Yaaseen Nixon were all enrolled in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America (UBC) Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship Program at […]

Miami Student Readies for Navy Nuclear Engineer Program

MI_tylerforneyMiami Job Corps Center Information Technology (IT) student and Student Government Association (SGA) President Tyler Forney has charted his course with the Navy’s Nuclear Engineer program thanks to a score of 92 on his ASVAB.

Originally from Mobile, AL, Tyler enrolled in Job Corps at age 17 […]

Miami Students Support City of Miami Gardens MLK Efforts

MI_mlkEight Miami Job Corps Center Painting students had some quick cameos on Channel 7 WSVN news during an extra special community service project in January.

The students participated with the City of Miami Gardens in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service project to refurbish […]

Miami Grad Finds Success in United Brotherhood of Carpentry Union

MI_johnestinfill2014 Miami Job Corps Center graduate John Estinfil continues to build new success stories as a journeyman for Disney.

John arrived at Miami without his high school diploma and with limited English-speaking skills. While at the Center, he completed the Carpentry trade, earned his high school diploma […]

Miami Center Hosts Westover Graduate Turned Businessman

MI_butlerFormer Job Corps graduate Michael Butler painted a picture of prosperity during his visit to Miami Job Corps Center Construction students.

Mr. Butler, a 1990 Westover Center graduate, is president of Easy Painting & Decorating and is working with Miami to hire students for WBL and placement.

“What […]

Miami and Kittrell March for Peace

KI_warreny2yKittrell and Miami Job Corps Center worked extra hard to put their best foot forward through local Peace Marches.

Kittrell claimed the front page of the Warren Record with its participation in the International Day of Peace Walking Vigil in Warrenton. The walk was sponsored by […]

Miami Students Attend Tom Joyner Family Reunion

MI_tomjoynerTwo Miami Job Corps Center students toured the college scene with Job Corps National Director Lenita Jacobs-Simmons.

Miriam Cobos and Tyreke Salmon were selected to join the National Director at the Tom Joyner Family Reunion last week as a result of their Job Corps performance. The students […]

Miami Gets Certified in CERT

MI_officeraustinMiami Job Corps Center partner, Miami Gardens Police Department, put a different spin on community relations when Officer Carlos Austin (pictured here) presented to students Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) basic training.

CERT is a FEMA program that educates volunteers on disaster preparedness, including fire safety, light […]