Archive for the ‘Employer Partners’ Category

Ms. Beverly Thomas, CEO of Regional Contracting Services a partner with Potomac JCC that offers construction employment opportunities. She talked to the student body about the importance of being drug free in the workplace. She also gave tips on things you should do at an interview to be ready, such as arrive early, have your [...]

Recent Potomac JCC graduates visited the Transportation Communication Union (TCU) trade to talk to the students about the great job opportunities they have been given with AMTRAK. Pictured (l-r): Sharlontaee Harris (AMTRAK), Ahkeem Currie (AMTRAK), John Corkum (AMTRAK), Mrs. Wichoski (TCU), Tiffini Jackson (AMTRAK), and Carlos Loggins (AMTRAK).

Brick instructor, Chris Gray, and his students were instrumental in creating smiles on the many faces in Shelby County! In the fall of 2017 approximately 17 students were able to participate in a unique Work Based Learning (WBL) project. Henry Jew with the Veteran of Foreign War (VFW) contacted Whitney Young to see if the [...]

Potomac’s Pulse Newsletter Committee visits Exceed for a  workshop. Featured in picture from l-r: Avery Maxwell, Arryuana Rhodes, Antonio Brock, Brandon Murphy, Damani Williams and Shawn Fake. The workshop was very informative to the committee as we learned new ideas and techniques for inserting and creating stories.

Security students interviewing with E. House Executive Security Professionals, Inc.

Students get valuable job experience at high profile event Not many young people can say they were within arm’s reach of the pop sensation Taylor Swift, however 30 students from the Security & Protective Services class at the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps can. Students from the class provided security for the Taylor Swift “Reputation [...]

Potomac Partners With Schuster, LLC. featured in photo (l-r) Jennifer Phillips, PJCC Buyer and Ross Jackson, VP, Safety & Minority Affairs of Daniel G. Schuster, LLC. Schuster is very excited to explore  the opportunity to partner with Potomac Job Corps Center.  Schuster is  offering the Potomac an apprentice program and direct hire placement to students in the [...]

(Pictured l-r) Alumni – Meagan Garrison, Keavon Atkins, Michaela Hall, Jeleesa Furgurson, Tomasina Gibbs Potomac’s Center Director meet Potomac’s Alumni an discuss leisure time learning activities for the students that involve the alumni. Alumni speaks with TCU and Office Administration students about career and plan planning, goals and finance

(featured l-r) Paul Shy -Talent Acquisition Specialist, Redford Salmon - Center Director, Jacqueline Colman- HR Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Region, Karla Andrews – CTT Manager (l-r) Bruce Outlaw – Electrical Wiring Instructor discuss the class projects  and gives overview of the training achievement record with Paul Shy and Jacqueline Colman of Helix Electrical. Helix Electrical and Potomac Electrical [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps culinary graduate, Darryl Jones, likes working at the Crestview Center nursing home as a cook. At 19 years old Darryl had graduated Henry County High School, but wanted more than working at local fast food restaurants. So he teamed up with a Kentucky Youth Program in Henry County that connected Darryl [...]