February 17th, 2017

The local Minot news stations broadcasted Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center students participating in Groundhog Job Shadow Day at different professional locations in their potential line of work. These students observed what a day of work would consist of, and some tools and techniques companies use on a daily basis. Both students and employers [...]

Jonathan Poole is a 2014 Muhlenberg Job Corps graduate.  In February, while traveling the parkway that runs parallel to the center, he was in his semi-truck and decided to visit his former Job Corps classroom. He took advantage of the opportunity to encourage current students to complete the program and obtain a Class A license [...]

On February 9th, Job Corps National Groundhog Job Shadow Day, Muhlenberg Job Corps staff and students had the opportunity to experience first hand at  the workings of Kentucky government when they visited prominent leaders of the Kentucky commonwealth. Students had the opportunity to meet and talk with Melinda Prunty, State Representative for District 15; C.B. [...]

There is nothing better than visualizing possibilities for one’s future.   This is especially true if you are about to launch into the professional career pool—like Alaska Job Corps students.  Over the last weeks, students have been fully participating in the annual February rite of the National Groundhog Job Shadow event.This is when all students [...]

There are now many new Red Card holders in the State of Alaska and  they received their certification at the Alaska Job Corps. This is a supplemental tool in the Alaska Job Corps students’ toolbox.  The primary goal of Alaska Job Corps is to train and place students in careers.  In addition to the nine [...]

Tiffani Jackson-22 years old is from Philadelphia PA. She arrived at the Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) on June 27, 2016 with her High School Diploma from Overbrook High School, Philadelphia PA and driver’s license. She enrolled in the career technical trade of Certified Nursing Assistant and completed with her state certification. Students at CJCC [...]

Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center has new partnership with Golden Corral in Pikeville, KY. Golden Corral will be opening its doors in late March, with ten of Perkins Culinary students working. As part of the centers Work Based Learning and Leisure Time Employment program, students will gain valuable on the job training, while also [...]

Muhlenberg Job Corps students and staff spend January 16th, Martin Luther King Jr Day, helping others.  The center’s Youth-2-Youth student ambassadors and staff worked throughout the day filling 191 boxes of food at the Hope 2 All Food Bank in Drakesboro, Kentucky.  The food bank is a non-profit organization that runs strictly on donations and [...]

Name: Shanice Warren Age: 22 Hometown: Cleveland Region: Chicago Career: Nurse Aide Dates in Job Corps: March 2016- December 2016 Employer: Collinwood Academy Position: Home Health Aide Falling victim to an illness that kept her out of school most of her 12th grade year, Shanice Warren was not able to get her high school diploma. [...]

Name: Michara Gasper Age: 18 Center: Cleveland Job Corps Region: Chicago Hometown: Dayton, OH Career Area: Bricklaying Dates in JC: February 2016 – January 2017 Military: Army Career: Patriot Launching Station Enhanced Operator/Maintainer (14T) With a family unit that guides and encourages Michara “Mikey” Gasper is certain to flourish. After a conversation with his aunt, [...]