Posts Tagged ‘alaska job corps’

They conducted laboratory work in a water treatment plant. They learned about the special emergency equipment used by paramedics and firefighters. They toured a truss construction plant and learned what it takes to become quality employees. They gathered information on how electricity-producing generators worked. They sat in on an accounting class held at the local [...]

During the last two weeks, Alaska Job Corps Center students have worked hard to serve their communities by donating their time and diligent efforts by helping homeless and impoverished people in both the Mat-Su Valley and Anchorage. While engaged in these community service activities, student volunteers were focused on the task at hand as they [...]

Lucky Keodoungdy, a recent graduate of the Alaska Job Corps Center’s Culinary Arts program, always has something positive to say to those around him. He not only inspires with his words, but he encourages others by modeling the attitude, work ethic and motivation needed to succeed in life. He recently proved that ability to succeed [...]

When the City of Palmer’s Water/Wastewater Treatment Division held their first annual laboratory testing competition on Nov. 9, Alaska Job Corps Center students and alumni competed against each other—and all excelled. The competition included three Alaska Job Corps alumni and three current students and consisted of a battery of tests to see who could conduct [...]

Employers gathered at the Alaska Job Corps Center on Thursday, Oct. 26, for the semi-annual Workforce Summit Council luncheon. Several dozen partners attended the meeting, where they provided input and feedback on how Alaska Job Corps can offer the best possible training to produce the highest quality employees and successful members of the U.S. workforce. [...]

Thanks to the Financial Reality Foundation, Alaska Job Corps Center students got real with all the aspects of personal finance during the Get Real! Financial Reality Fair held on the Center on Thursday, Sept. 28. Students learned how to make budgets, how best to spend, or save, their money, and what could happen if they [...]

Thanks to the Financial Reality Foundation, Alaska Job Corps Center students got real with all the aspects of personal finance during the Get Real! Financial Reality Fair held on the Center on Thursday, Sept. 28. Students learned how to make budgets, how best to spend, or save, their money, and what could happen if they [...]

Some of them cooked meals for firefighters battling wildfires. Others provided security for a major solar eclipse event by working side-by-side with local law enforcement. During the last couple of weeks, 15 Alaska Job Corps students traveled to the Timber Lake Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center in Estacada, Oregon, where they worked up to 16 [...]

The seats in the Alaska Job Corps Center gym were filled with students and family members from all over Alaska and even the world, many of them holding roses, carnations and other flowers, as they celebrated the graduation of 77 students on Friday, Aug. 25. Thirty-four students from all trades actually walked the stage to [...]

Throughout the month of July, students at the Alaska Job Corps Center rallied around the importance of different cultures at both the Center and from around the world. They celebrated diversity and culture through multiple events, held every Thursday during July, which they called “Culture Con” month. The Alaska Job Corps Center is highly diverse, [...]