Archive for the ‘Faces of Job Corps’ Category

Hello everyone, I would like to introduce to you Robert L Willis III. Robert has been with PJC for a few short weeks and has already hit the ground running during an admittedly complicated time. Robert was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and attended Hampton University. After college, he was selected to serve in [...]

Cleveland Job Corps Center Clinical Medical Assistant graduate Jamesia Heath is employed at Cleveland Clinic. The twenty-two-year-old is a Medical Assistant in the Department of Infectious Disease. “I really love my job,” stated Jamesia. Impressed with Jamesia’s work ethic and proficiency, the Department of Infectious Disease supervisor contacted Cleveland Job Corps Center Clinical Medical Assistant [...]

New Wave Network, a Charleston Job Corps student enterprise, has taken on the task of enhancing the internet services now available in the dorms by installing hardwire Cat6e cabling that complements the fiber optic cabling already installed throughout the center.  In all technological settings, complaints deserve to be addressed. The “by any means necessary” approach [...]

On Wednesday, August 25, Nancy Shepherd, BCL for Charleston Job Corps, presented to Workforce WV about the benefits of the Job Corps Program. Shepherd emphasized the various advantages of Job Corps to the staff of Workforce WV during her presentation. She also spoke of the importance of educating our youth. “We are all in this [...]

August 12, 2019 was my first day at Whitney M. Young Job Corps. I felt a bit apprehensive as I didn’t know what to expect but fortunately for me it was amazing. The center, staff and students were great and the environment was conducive for learning. I quickly finished my CNA trade and studied for [...]

“Job Corps taught me discipline, how to listen, and to budget,” explained Shakia Smith. “But the most notable thing I learned was to apply myself to everything I do.” The Cleveland Job Corps Center alumni recently completed the Licensed Practical Nurses program at Northern Career Institute on June 3, 2021. On May 22, 2019, Shakia [...]

Salem Zekariyas – Admissions Counselor for Charleston OA/CTS Manning  outreach booth during Multifest in Charleston WV Multi-fest is back for the 31st year at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston.  The festival was previously held of the grounds of the Capitol however, it eventually outgrew the venue. The festival, which kicked off Friday, August 6th and [...]

Whitney Young Job Corps Center recognized Jacob Downing as Most Engaged student during virtual learning this past week.  Jacob lives in Grayson County and after graduating High School he weighed his options for career development.  He chose to enroll in Job Corps because he enjoys learning, but did not want to have the financial burden of [...]

The Los Angeles Job Corps Mental Health and Wellness Team works to promote the mental wellness and reduce the stigma of seeking support with our student population. A team of licensed clinicians and trainees work in collaboration to provide education, individual counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention and student and staff training through a trauma informed [...]

Welcoming the introduction of our new Career Technical and Training Manager, Mrs. Megumi Layman, the Charleston Job Corps Center creates a splash with our trade building make-over of the Career and Technical Education building. Charleston Job Corps Students of the International Union of Paint and Allied Trade (IUPAT), Mehki Faulkner, Alexis Henderson and Jaeonne MIller, [...]