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 […]

Miami Student Painters Support Fleet Reserve Association

MI_fleetreserveMiami Job Corps Center Painting students found a colorful way to give back to those who serve the country.

Students painted the local Fleet Reserve Association building in Opa Locka, working hard to ensure the completed product was perfect. The three-day project will serve the U.S. Navy, […]

Miami Boasts Student-Built Water Fountain

MI_lionMiami Job Corps Center’s Building Construction Technology (BCT) students are roaring with excitement over the completion of their new Center fountain.

Since February, the students have been fine-tuning their skills in wood framing, comp replacing, electrical wiring, plumbing, blueprint interpretation, hand tool usage and safety procedure implementation, […]

Miami Partners with Food Forests for Schools

MI_foodforestsMiami Job Corps Center Building Construction Technology students cultivated community support at a number of schools this month through the Food Forests for Schools initiative.

The initiative uses edible gardens to teach Miami-Dade County children the benefits of nutritional food and environmental stewardship. Every week in February, […]