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Cleveland Job Corps Center Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Jamesia Heath is employed at Cleveland Clinic. The twenty-two-year-old is a Medical Assistant in the Department of Infectious Disease. “I really love my job,” stated Jamesia. Impressed with Jamesia’s work ethic and proficiency, the Department of Infectious Disease supervisor contacted Cleveland Job Corps Center Clinical Medical Assistant [...]

Richarson Ofori Bediako left his home country of Ghana to come to the United States.  He was looking for something to do with his life.  A relative told him about the Job Corps program and he enrolled at the North Texas Job Corps.  Bediako was focused and determined to change his life.  While at North [...]

New Wave Network, a Charleston Job Corps student enterprise, has taken on the task of enhancing the internet services now available in the dorms by installing hardwire Cat6e cabling that complements the fiber optic cabling already installed throughout the center.  In all technological settings, complaints deserve to be addressed. The “by any means necessary” approach [...]

On Wednesday, August 25, Nancy Shepherd, BCL for Charleston Job Corps, presented to Workforce WV about the benefits of the Job Corps Program. Shepherd emphasized the various advantages of Job Corps to the staff of Workforce WV during her presentation. She also spoke of the importance of educating our youth. “We are all in this [...]

Graduate of the Painting Trade, Johnny M., began new job at Nile Construction beginning at $24.00 an hour for Commercial Painting.   His work ethics were so outstanding he has been offered overtime in Industrial Painting during the weekends!   Great job Johnny  – we are proud of you!

August 12, 2019 was my first day at Whitney M. Young Job Corps. I felt a bit apprehensive as I didn’t know what to expect but fortunately for me it was amazing. The center, staff and students were great and the environment was conducive for learning. I quickly finished my CNA trade and studied for [...]

“Job Corps taught me discipline, how to listen, and to budget,” explained Shakia Smith. “But the most notable thing I learned was to apply myself to everything I do.” The Cleveland Job Corps Center alumni recently completed the Licensed Practical Nurses program at Northern Career Institute on June 3, 2021. On May 22, 2019, Shakia [...]

Salem Zekariyas – Admissions Counselor for Charleston OA/CTS Manning  outreach booth during Multifest in Charleston WV Multi-fest is back for the 31st year at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston.  The festival was previously held of the grounds of the Capitol however, it eventually outgrew the venue. The festival, which kicked off Friday, August 6th and [...]

Welcoming the introduction of our new Career Technical and Training Manager, Mrs. Megumi Layman, the Charleston Job Corps Center creates a splash with our trade building make-over of the Career and Technical Education building. Charleston Job Corps Students of the International Union of Paint and Allied Trade (IUPAT), Mehki Faulkner, Alexis Henderson and Jaeonne MIller, [...]

u·nique /yo͞oˈnēk/ adjective Being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else. Every student we speak with has a different reason why they have chosen to study the trade they do.  Many times there isn’t just a singular reason that people choose their professional path.  From speaking with different students, what I have gleaned [...]