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Muhlenberg Job Corps recreation staff, like all staff, has had to adapt its programs to engage students from a distance because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-coronavirus, recreation staff’s normal job duties included tasks such as creating extracurricular activities, coaching sports teams and keeping students engaged and learning during their leisure time. Now recreation staff have [...]

Silverio Martinez, who completed the Patient Care Technician (PCT) career technical training program at North Texas Job Corps in February 2020 is now employed at CSL Plasma in Dallas, TX as a phlebotomist.  Martinez earned certifications in phlebotomy, and as an EKG Technician and Patient Care Technician.  He is currently makine an annual salary of [...]

Lina Hollman is a motivational coach, speaker and instructor for the Job Corps program. Ms. Hollman has an ability to reach her students. The CTS team and BCL are working together with the class to ensure virtual job fairs are taking place, career coaches and employers are attending the class to provide advice for students. [...]

James David Jackson, a 2018 healthcare graduate of Charleston Job Corps, is now working as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) on a neuroscience medical-surgical unit at the Charleston Area Medication Center. Jackson completed the Practical Nursing program at the Garnet Career Center in Charleston after completing his training at Charleston Job Corps as part of [...]

Students are sending the staff at Wind River Job Corps BIG notes of thanks, after nearly every current (off-campus and on-campus) attendee received their lovingly assembled Care Package. It’s really the thought that counts! And WRJC sent LOTS of well wishes. Each package contained snack items – the things we all know they like best [...]

Edison Job Corps Trainee Breanna Jones successfully completed the Certified Nursing trade and is currently employed by Trinitas Regional Medical Center.  She credits the residential staff for developing her social skills and providing assistance with public speaking and multi—cultural awareness.  Breanna also thanks the placement department for contributing to her career. Her focus is to [...]

William Martin graduated from the North Texas Job Corps on March 18, 2020, was hired by the Rock Solid Masonry Co. in Louisville, KY making $15 per hour.  Martin is in the Bricklayers and Allied Craft Workers Local 4 – Indiana and Kentucky Bricklaying apprenticeship program.  William is on track to become a journeyman bricklayer.  [...]

If you’ve used anything glass today, you likely came in contact with Trona. If you took an antacid you ingested it. If you passed a water treatment plant, you saw a common place for its use. Trona is the mineral that results in soda ash, which has many everyday uses in our lives. The world’s [...]

The Charleston Job Corps is sending ‘Care Packages’ to students who have 100% participation in distance learning. The Career Services Department of Charleston Job Corps Center has teamed up with the Training Department in an effort to support our students. We understand that our students are experiencing some setbacks, losses, and uncertainties about their future [...]

INTO THE WEEDS: The Wind River Job Corps, in an effort to effectively guide job placement partnership initiatives, dug deep into data provided by Wyoming and Colorado economic and workforce development agencies. The data analysis represents a first step in the plan for developing strategic industry partnerships for the benefit of Wind River Job Corps [...]