Posts Tagged ‘alaska job corps’

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, [...]

As part of the United Way of Mat-Su’s “Play 60” event held on July 12 at the Curtis Menard Sports Center, eight talented students from Alaska Job Corps demonstrated important aspects of Alaska Native culture to more than 100 children and even to two Seattle Seahawks football stars. The “Play 60” event is held each [...]

As part of National Safety Month in June, the Alaska Job Corps Center held a Safety Fair on campus on Friday, June 30, to emphasize the importance of practicing safety every single day. Students in each of the nine trades taught at the Center—Carpentry, Building Construction Technology, Water and Wastewater Treatment, Electrical, Accounting Services, Office [...]

It is never too early to start students on the path to career success. The Alaska Job Corps Center held an all-day Career Readiness Fair on Wednesday, June 7, to prepare students for lifelong achievement in the workforce.

The Alaska Job Corps Center hosted dozens of employers and community partners at its second-ever Workforce Summit Council luncheon on Thursday, May 25. The event was attended by a broad and diverse array of employers who interacted with Job Corps instructors, students and staff to learn more about Alaska Job Corps, and what Alaska Job [...]

Being green is a way of life at the Alaska Job Corps Center, and that commitment to sustainability was recognized on Thursday when the Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling program presented Alaska Job Corps with the 2016 Outstanding Community Recycling Program award. The award was presented to Alaska Job Corps representatives at ALPAR’s annual [...]

Palmer, Alaska— On Wednesday, April 26, students at the Alaska Job Corps Center were absolutely captivated during a dynamic presentation by famous tobacco addiction researcher Victor DeNoble on the science of addiction and how it affects the brain.  DeNoble’s talk, which lasted about an hour, told the story of how he and his research partner [...]

More than 50 students from the Alaska Job Corps Center walked the talk against violence in Alaska at the Choose Respect March held in Wasilla on Thursday, March 23. During the march, the students led with a “Choose Respect” banner and carried multiple posters proclaiming everything from “You are loved” to “Choose love” and “Stop [...]

Palmer, Alaska—Some came from far away and some came from nearby. Either way, 63 students finished their career training at the Alaska Job Corps Center in Palmer and graduated on Friday, Feb. 24. From Akiachak to Arizona, and from Seward to Scammon Bay, these students had much to be proud of on this very special day. Community leaders, friends, family, alumni, colleagues, employers and staff watched these students as they were honored one by one and received their diplomas.

There are now many new Red Card holders in the State of Alaska and  they received their certification at the Alaska Job Corps. This is a supplemental tool in the Alaska Job Corps students’ toolbox.  The primary goal of Alaska Job Corps is to train and place students in careers.  In addition to the nine [...]