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Students and Instructor from the Jacksonville job Corps Medical Assisting class had an amazing opportunity to tour the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.  The clinic is one of three in the nation and is considered to be one of the premier hospitals in the country.  The clinic opened in April 2008, the hospital combines the best high [...]

Charleston Job Corps Center is observing Black Business Month with local entrepreneurs during the month of August. Students and staff will receive presentation during Monday Business meeting by local business owners. Today’s guest speaker was Tonya Wilson, owner of The Essence of Beauty Hair Salon. Wilson shared with students and staff personal experiences that led [...]

The following students will be attending BridgeValley Community and Technical College today for exams earning their Healthcare Provider/BLS/AED CPR. We know they are prepared and will do great. All the best Panthers! DENTAL ASSISTANT STUDENTS: Brittany Anthony Cierra Bailey Terkyra Bradley Sarah Hoke David Humphrey Elsa Geremew Essence Lacks Saminta Paul Eric Putman Brittany Roberts [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) will feature various guest speakers at Monday Business Meetings during August in honor of “Black Business Month.” Our first guest speaker was Charles A. Parker a local entrepreneur dedicated to his profession and making a difference in the community. Parker’s mother attended the [...]

Facilities Maintenance student Jaron Woods gets hired by First Commonwealth Bank in Prestonsburg, KY while on six week Work Based Learning internship. Jaron showed such work ethic, that the bank hired him in their summer position working with the Building and grounds manager at their nine locations throughout the Big Sandy Area. Jaron is required [...]

Perkins office administration student Tiffany Linder gained knowledge on eClinical software, during her work based learning interview at Dr. Jody Johnsons office on Tuesday August 8, 2017. eClinical is an integrated suite of electronic health records (EHR), practice management, patient engagement, tele-visits, population health, care coordination and analytics. On-premise and cloud based deployments are both [...]

In a concerted effort to increase the number of highly skilled and qualified employees moving into Alaska’s workforce, the Alaska Job Corps Center is working with its many employer partners to lead the way in enhancing apprenticeship opportunities for its graduates. “Alaska Job Corps is leading a broad-based effort to place our graduates directly into [...]

August 3, 2017, over 100 job seekers attended the Tug Valley Job & Resource fair in Belfry, KY. the event was cohosted by Congressmen Hal Rogers(R-KY) and Evan Jenkins (R-WV). Employers and educators form more than 40 business and schools offered jobs, education and training at the event. Both Congressmen work hard for the Appalachian [...]

On July 27th, Assemblymember Cooper’s office invited Sacramento Job Corps’ Business & Community Liaison, Melissa Kaye, and Cement Masonry Instructor, Doc Pickett to join Mayor Steinberg in speaking to the Young Assemblymember’s Program at City Hall. The Young Assemblymember’s Program is a four-week summer program designed to give high school students an opportunity to develop [...]

The Charleston Job Corps Center (CJCC) operating under Horizons Youth Services (HYS) held a “Yes You Can Conference” Wednesday, July 12, 2017 to support student retention coordinated by Lisa Lewis, Student Personnel Officer. There were 40 students taken off center to the John XXIII Pastoral Center, Charleston, WV for an all day retention conference. Willie [...]