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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Kudos to the following CJCC students enrolled in the Advanced Career Training (ACT) Program. Bridge Valley Community & Technical College, South Charleston campus: Julia Fournier Justin Smith David Trinidad Phillip Turner Donna Austin Bridge Valley CTC Montgomery campus: Emily Luhrs Ely Blake Garnet Career Center, Licensed Practical Nurse Program: James Jackson Ben Franklin Career Center, [...]

Perkins Job Corps culinary students work Cincinnati Reds gameCulinary students from Carl D. Perkins Job Corps headed to the ball park June 18 to put their culinary skills to use. A total of 21 culinary students from Perkins Job Corps worked at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, for a Cincinnati Reds game. [...]

Solid culinary skills and a great work ethic are paying huge dividends for two students at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps. Both students, Dassen Cook and John Burton, have landed paid summer jobs as a direct result of their work during their work-based learning internships. Cook, 20, from Natchitoches, LA, worked several banquets at the [...]

Students from both the Advanced Security and Basic Security classes at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps were back in Louisville, KY, working again – this time at the U2 Concert held June 17 at the Papa John’s Stadium. The last time the security students were in Louisville was to work security for the famed Kentucky [...]