Charleston honors veterans both past and present during the Monday Morning Meeting. Staff Veterans were further honored for the dedication and service with a reception hosted by our Center Director. We Salute all for your service, protection and dedication to our great country.

The Potomac Job Corps Center in Washington DC experienced inclement weather during the week. Although the weather was inclement the campus academic instruction and activities continued. The snow on center displayed the beautiful landscaping that students and staff experience everyday.

On Saturday October 13th, 16 students attended a Fortnite themed event hosted by Dartside Indoor Dart Arena at the area Mall. Students were able to participate in games for small prizes, shop with local vendors, meet with representatives from Weber State University (one even set up a follow-up interview for after completion), hold animals from [...]

Ishara Banganyigabo, 21, graduated from Phoenix Job Corps with a certificate in Plastering. He’s currently working at JD Steel in a construction apprenticeship program that includes pouring concrete, making over $19 an hour. His goal is to be an Ironworker which he has already received certification in. His parents, two sisters and five brothers came [...]

The Potomac Job Corps Center in Washington D.C. welcomed a community partner to visit the site and experience the academic and trade life of a Potomac Job Corps student. The staff and community partner enjoyed candid dialogue about what it takes to become academically proficient and to become a future employed student. Mr. Salmon (Center Director) at Potomac Job [...]

It is “Flu” Time Again!! Why Get Vaccinated? Influenza, better known as the “flu” is a contagious viral disease that comes around every year, usually between October and the latest month being May. It is spread mainly by coughing, sneezing and close contact with an infected person. It can happen suddenly and can last up [...]

Fiona Erskine Age: 21 Hometown: Charlottesville, VA Region: Philadelphia Center: Blue Ridge Enrollment: 7/14/2015 – 6/22/2018 Certifications: Clinical Medical Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, EKG Technician, Patient Care Technician, Medical Administrative Assistant, Electronic Health Records Specialist, and CPR Fiona Erskine had a rough time through her senior year of high school in her hometown of Charlottesville, VA. [...]

The Potomac Job Corps Center Leadership team attended a Design Lab training in the beautiful Washington DC region. The training included a creative experience with employer and association partners, digging deep into the maintenance technician talent challenge and work experience to understand and design effective solutions to support the men and women at Potomac Job [...]

Phoenix Job Corps would like to thank CVS Health for their dedication in what has turned out to be a great community partnership! Students from Office Administration, Certified Nursing Assistants and Medical Assistants are participating in the internship training program. After the successful completion of the 12-week training period, students are transitioned into full-time employment [...]

The chilly temperatures didn’t keep away the 48 employers, colleges, 500 high school students, and 40 local job seekers from the community from showing up for the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps College/Job Fair. This was the largest college/job fair held at the center yet. In addition to students from Perkins Job Corps, students from [...]