Archive for the ‘Career & Education News’ Category

Charleston Job Corps graduate John Fleming is being featured as the Alumni/Graduate of the Quarter for the month of December, 2019. John Fleming graduated from the Charleston Job Corps Center, operating under Horizons Youth Services, in August, 2015. Fleming completed both the Pharmacy Technician and Dental Assistant trades and obtained certifications in Infection Control and [...]

This year we had fun coordinating multiple activities to provide our students with opportunities to have fun, receive treats, and have a chance at winning prizes. Every department on center was tasked with working in teams to plan a festivity that gifted our students with snacks and a fun time. Another surprise we planned for [...]

No stranger to Job Corps in Los Angeles, LeadersUp made sure to invite MTC L.A Job Corps students to participate in their annual job fair expo. One of the great outcomes of this partnership is increasing the access of resources for students to be better prepared for job placement. Taking students to participate in the [...]

At MTC L.A Job Corps, we try to connect students to opportunities that can help them broaden their perspectives on future career paths. So the Business & Community Liaison and Workbase Learning Specialist decided to take a few students to the Wonder Women Tech Convention at the Long Beach Convention Center. This event was filled [...]

MTC Los Angeles Job hosted it’s second Community Relations Council meeting on December 4, 2019. Despite the heavy rains, community members came out and enjoyed good food in good company for all the right reasons. This center’s Business & Community Liaison also believes in recognizing leaders in the community for all the right reasons. This [...]

In November of 2019, MTC Los Angeles Job Corps hosted their first Industry Council meeting, now known as the Workforce Council meeting, where community partners were invited on center as part of the new operator’s efforts for the center. The successful launch meeting was well attended despite the heavy rain & hail that occurred that [...]

MTC Los Angeles Job Corps’s new Business & Community Liaison Ms. Pearson has been swiftly developing new relationships in the community and aims to have prestigious internships for students. One of the two Congressional Internships she has established within her first 3 months is in the district office of Congressman Jimmy Gomez (CA-34). There, ACT [...]

Charleston Job Corps students on assignment for Work Based Learning as a part of the career and technical training provided through the Job Corps program. Students are able to gain on the job training and experience through working with community organizations through our Work Based Learning Initiatives. Evonna is  a medical office support trainee.  She [...]

Aisha McGill, pictured working at her work-based site of Southmoor Hills Apartment Complex, began her internship on November 18, 2019 and works three days a week in the main office. Under the guidance of the site supervisor, Aisha is being trained to assist individuals interested in rental units through the application process, applying for low [...]

Artia Pittman pictured with the nurse practitioner in Dr. Kahwash’s office also of Kanawha Endocrinology through Thomas Memorial Hospital has been assigned to the work-based site since October 28, 2019. Artia checks in, organizes, and documents the medications on site each day she works.  Additionally, she assists with managing patient files, checking in patients, discharge [...]