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Two graduates of the Advanced Training Security Program at Carl D. Perkins Job Corps Center have new careers with CoreCivic and the Tennessee Department of Corrections. Ramon Vela Dotor, 20, and Marcus Shagogue, 20, are now putting their training to work as corrections officers at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Facility in Hartsville, TN. Dotor, from [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps cement graduate Christopher DeBerry, 20, has taken the skills and technical training he obtained to land a solid position with the Labor Union. DeBerry started at Whitney Young in March of 2018 and within 7 months completed his high school diploma and technical training in cement masonry. DeBerry also participated in [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Welding graduate Tushawn Davis, age 19, is now enrolled in the US Army. After completing boot camp, he will be assigned to the auto pilot division flying US drones due to his high test scores. Davis who was born in the United States returned to the US to live with his [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps welding graduate, Nathan Thomas, completes the welding technical training and the Work Based Learning program. Nathan is now a welder working 2nd shift at his prior WBL site, WireCrafters. After working full-time during his WBL training, Nathan saved his resources to live independently while maintaining a full time position. Nathan enjoys [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps brick student accepted a traveling position as a pre-apprenticeship with Black Rock Masonry that’s relocating him to Chicago, IL . Kieontae Davis completed his Brick trade in less than one year and is happy that he made the decision to come to Job Corps. While at Whitney Young Job Corps Center [...]

The North Texas Job Corps Bricklaying students competed in the first annual SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500 “Youth” competition on 10/11 in Dallas, TX.  NTJC bricklaying students competed with other students from local high schools and walked away with the third place win.  Ronnie Brinkley, NTJC brick instructor stated that “I hope this youth completion is [...]

Perkins Construction students learn about Apprenticeships during the open house held in Ashland, KY on Thursday Wednesday, November 15. The Indiana, KY, Ohio Council of Carpenters and Millwrights offer a state of the art “earn while you learn” program. That means no school loans to pay back! The Carpenters Union offers a four-year accredited apprenticeship [...]

Phoenix Job Corps would like to thank CVS Health for their dedication in what has turned out to be a great community partnership! Students from Office Administration, Certified Nursing Assistants and Medical Assistants are participating in the internship training program. After the successful completion of the 12-week training period, students are transitioned into full-time employment [...]

The chilly temperatures didn’t keep away the 48 employers, colleges, 500 high school students, and 40 local job seekers from the community from showing up for the Carl D. Perkins Job Corps College/Job Fair. This was the largest college/job fair held at the center yet. In addition to students from Perkins Job Corps, students from [...]

Charleston Job Corps Leadership making a difference by serving the hungry Charleston Job Corps’ Student Government Association (SGA), served breakfast at a local soup kitchen called Manna Meal, in downtown Charleston for “Make a Difference Day”. Upon arrival, recipients aligned the walkway awaiting entrance for what could unfortunately be, their only meal of the day. [...]