Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center

Following the 2011 flood, Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center initiated discussions with community members, businesses and city leaders to determine what role the Center could play in the recovery process.  Known in Minot as the SUMMER OF HOPE, efforts to “come back” are well underway.  Burdick has committed time to a number of projects, [...]

Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center students and staff participated in the community’s premier cancer education and fundraising event known as Relay for Life. Led by Jen Aaseth, Medical Office Support (MOS) instructor, staff and students organized many fundraising events including Kiss the Pig, beaded lanyard sales, a bake sale, and a silent auction to [...]

Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center Student Government Association (SGA) and staff participated in the North Dakota State Fair Parade held on July 21st.  A float, reminiscent of the Huckleberry Finn raft, built by Carpentry and Facilities Maintenance students.  From the float, students dangled fishing poles over the side of the raft with their hooks [...]

 Burdick Job Corps Center Career Technical Skills Training program has been keeping the student busy this summer.  Completion of a five year storage facility project will provide much needed space for the center.  This project has given the carpentry students great hands-on work experience.  Students, with contractor, Creekwood Construction, worked on the facility construction.  The [...]

Job Corps National Commencement Day was held at Burdick on Augst 24, 2012.  Forty-seven Burdick graduates were in attendance.  Ron Allan, US General Manager, Bourgault Industries was our guest speaker along with two student speakers, Ritha Humprey and Katie Garrison both completed the Health Occupations Training Trade.    We also received a congratulations letter from Senator [...]

 Burdick JCC employee Mike Frank, a Home Builders Institute (HBI) Instructor, received the Manager’s Choice Award from the Home Builders Institute for the Dallas Region.  The Dallas Region consists of Arkansas, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.  This award is given annually to a HBI Instructor that consistently [...]

Quentin N. Burdick Job Corps Center students recently held a Cultural Fair where different cultures including American, Native American, German, Mexican, Swiss, Norwegian, Irish, and Pacific Islander, were represented. Each student group was assigned a specific culture to research and obtain information about the culture’s history, heritage and practices. Research areas also included cultural geography, [...]

Burdick Job Corps went statewide on August 23rd on the Joel Heitkamp Radio Show. Mr. Heitkamp travelled across the state to broadcast LIVE from Burdick Job Corps. Four students, Katie Garrison, Ashley Hoffarth, JD Lordson and Jacob Schmitz took to the airwaves to tell their story about how Burdick Job Corps has changed their lives. [...]

North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple took time from his busy schedule in Minot on Thursday to visit Burdick Job Corps Center. He was accompanied by First Lady, Betsy, and Senior Policy Advisors, Dr. Andrea Travnicek and Kayla Effertz.  They arrived on center about 10 am and enjoyed a brief welcome and reception with staff and [...]

Matthew J. Schiltz (in red dress), Hankinson native, played a large role in helping his Relay for Life team raise more than $6,000. The Relay for Life is a fundraising event of the American Cancer Society held annually. Matthew worked hard to assist in raising money, to include participating in the Ms. Relay contest held [...]