Atlanta Job Corps Center

The Atlanta Center continues to remain in the top 25 percent of the high performing centers in the country. In February, 2011, the Atlanta Center was ranked #25 among 122 centers. The center also ranked #26 in HSD/GED attainments during this same period. The goal for this innovation was to become #25 or lower on [...]

“Hiring a Job Corps graduate has proven to be a very positive experience for our office. His professionalism and effective training from the Atlanta Job Corps Center has helped our office meet its goals. The Atlanta Job Corps Center has been a reliable partner, consistently referring qualified graduates and interns to us. We have enjoyed [...]

Atlanta Job Corps college student Apral Goolsby, has been offered a full scholarship to attend the International Scholar Laureate Program Delegation on Nursing in Australia. The Nursing program begins this coming June 2011. Apral completed her Associated Degree in Nursing at the Atlanta Metropolitan College, as apart of Job Corps Advance Training program. Congratulations to [...]

On September 28, 2010, the office of Congressman John Lewis agreed to an internship (WBL) with the students at the Atlanta Job Corps Center. Due to the Center Director, Annie T. Matthews, long term professional relationship with Congressman John Lewis , she was able to convince him to give the students at the Atlanta Job [...]

Lisa Stedham started life, out in the Foster Care program at the age seven. After a rocky and abusive childhood Lisa tried hard to discover herself by enrolling into the Atlanta Job Corps Center. She entered the program with a high school diploma and received a certification in Finance and Business. Near completion of the [...]

On Saturday December 04, 2010, The Atlanta Job Corps Center students and staff are spreading the Holiday cheers!!! After serving two years in combat in Afghanistan, of deadly combat and sacrifice our tremendous troops of the Third Army Division came home to Fort McPherson. Our best and bravest not only prevailed but are returning home [...]

Graduate Rikia Grayson from the Atlanta Job Corps Center is a proud employee of the Zoo Atlanta. As an employee Rikia is a member of the Green Team. She assists all Zoo departments with development and implementation of departmental green goals, supplying resources, ideals and documentation of progress. Each department has a designated Green Representative [...]

Atlanta Job Corps Center students are going green by keeping the city of Atlanta clean.  The AJCC contacted the Atlanta Mayor’s office and was awarded the green light to adopt both exits of US Interstate 20 Martin Luther King exit to keep them free from trash and debris.  Biweekly, students go out to pick up [...]