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 […]

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 […]

St. Louis Construction Trades Give Roof Seal of Approval

SL_roof2St. Louis Job Corps Center Painting, Cement and Carpentry trades formed a partnerships to complete a special waterproofing project on campus.

The winters in St. Louis, MO are filled with heavy snow and rain. This project allowed each trade to work together to paint and seal leaks […]

St. Louis Partners with Square Up Builders

SL_squareupSt. Louis Job Corps Center partnered with minority-owned Square UP Builders to establish a direct referral program.

Donehsa Rodgers is first participant in the new program, which will allow her to join Square UP as a first-term apprentice in their Drywall and Taping division.

“Over the next […]

St. Louis Paints Brighter Future for Women at All Among Us Shelter

SL_allamongus SL_allamongus2St. Louis Job Corps Center Painting students brightened prospects for the All Among Us women’s shelter in Ferguson, MO.

Students stained and vanished doors for the shelter, which provides transitional housing and assists with finding […]

St. Louis Student Meets Missouri Governor Michael Parson

SL_catrinagovSt. Louis Job Corps Center student Catrina Sumpter discovered a special guest waiting for her at the door to the Best in the Midwest Talent for Tomorrow Foundation, Missouri Governor Michael Parson.

Catrina shared her excitement about completing her Pharmacy Tech program and her plans to continue […]

St. Louis Receives Telegraph Recognition

SL_telegraphpainting Photo Credit: The Telegraph.

St. Louis Job Corps Center’s Construction Instructors are helping the Center plaster its name across a variety of media platforms.

The St. Louis Telegraph published a piece on Painting students’ work on the Gordon F. Moore Community Park concession-restroom building, highlighting the […]