Posts Tagged ‘San Diego Job Corps Center’

“We’re not looking for perfect people,” advised San Diego based FBI Special Agent Recruiter Yolanda R. Loya, who recently spoke at the San Diego Job Corps Center. “We’re looking for honest people who make wise choices in their lives, and don’t repeat their mistakes.  If you want a career in law enforcement,” Loya continued, “you [...]

“I’ve been teaching at our center since we first opened in 1979,” advised San Diego Job Corps electrical trade instructor Randall Mann.  “I think it’s the first time the center has had three generations of instructors from the same trade.” At the beginning of his tenure at Job Corps, Mann taught the Solar Career Technical [...]

“We’ve been associated with the San Diego Job Corps Center for the past eight years,” advised Doug Walters, Operations Manager for ISEC Incorporated, located on Carroll Canyon Road in San Diego.  The company was founded in 1967 in Colorado as the Intermountain School Equipment Company and has offices throughout the United States and Canada.  ISEC [...]

On September 25, 2013, San Diego Interim Mayor and City Counsel President Todd Gloria helped celebrate the San Diego Job Corps’ celebration of its opening on September 18, 1979.  Mr. Gloria was the guest speaker at the San Diego Center’s Community Relations Council (CRC) luncheon meeting, attended by more than 50 community partners and Job [...]

“Our Homeland Security Cadets receive extensive training while enrolled at our center,” advised Denelle Reiners, a Career Transition Specialist at the San Diego Job Corps Center.  “They are trained in law enforcement code, inspection, and patrol, which enable them to obtain a California Guard Card.  The cadets are also offered optional certificates involving community response, [...]

San Diego Job Corps students Cristina Landeros, Tanya Nuno, and Dominick Di Cataldo graduated from Qualcomm’s Hire A Youth (HAY) Program, marking Job Corps’ third year of participation in the program.  The commencement ceremony took place on August 9, 2013 at the Irwin M. Jacobs Lecture Hall at Qualcomm’s Headquarters in San Diego, California. Job [...]

The San Diego Job Corps Center in Imperial Beach, CA recently celebrated the summer commencement ceremony for the center’s newest graduates.  Job Corps staff members welcomed the graduates’ families, friends, and supporters to the August 2, 2013 event which was held in the school’s gymnasium. The 250 summer graduates were the second class to graduate [...]

Karen Linehan, Outreach Program Manager for the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), advised that over 450 people attended last week’s Construction Expo at Construction Tech Academy at Kearny High School in San Diego.  The annual event is San Diego’s preeminent construction-focused procurement event for contractors, architects, engineers, and construction-related vendors, suppliers and manufacturers.  Four [...]

“Pro Comp Suspension has become one of the largest employers of our graduates,” advised San Diego Job Corps Career Transition Services Manager Joe Guiffre.  “They’ve hired 13 of our graduates, and currently 21 of our students are engaged in paid Work-Based Learning (internships) with them.   There are seventeen career technical training courses on our center [...]

The San Diego Job Corps Center has begun admitting new students to its 27 acre campus in Imperial Beach, California.  All 125 Job Centers were ordered to halt admissions from Jan. 28th to June 30th as a cost-savings measure.  The U.S. Department of Labor, which administers the Job Corps program, recently lifted the freeze on [...]