My options were very limited without a degree. I learned about Job Corps and figured,
'What do I have to lose?'
October 26, 2017
Matthew Parker moved a number of times in his life, but the most important move was for Job Corps. Matthew spent most of his childhood in Sitka, Alaska, where he first developed an interest in computers. He was able to pursue this interest in high... Read More
A work ethic was instilled in me at Job Corps.
It made me appreciate the experiences that came after.
October 18, 2017
Lydia Mata discovered Job Corps in 1995 while driving by a billboard in Fresno, Calif. The single, teenage mother had, as she puts it, “limited options for finding a job and no means of paying for school.” Knowing she had a responsibility to her s... Read More
I wanted a job to support myself but needed skills. Job Corps was great, especially because it's free.
March 05, 2018
Raja Arsian enrolled at Potomac Job Corps Center in Sept. 2013, only a year after immigrating to the United States. A native of Pakistan, Raja was working a series of customer service jobs, unhappy with his hours and unsatisfied with his career pa... Read More
January 27, 2010
Earth Day Every Day Demand-side Management Winners
With so many centers working diligently nationwide to implement green programs and initiatives on campus, picking our first round of Earth Day Every Day (EDED) Demand-side Management Award winners was a difficult task. The two centers fro... Read More
March 12, 2010
Denison Job Corps Center
The Denison Job Corps Center has generated so much attention for its commitment to recycling that a waste management association has requested to hold part of its statewide training meeting on center. Members of the Iowa Society of Solid Waste Man... Read More
January 07, 2010
Earth Day Every Day
Twelve centers have been awarded the first round Demand-side Management Awards, which are a part of Job Corps' Earth Day Every Day (EDED) initiatives. Congratulations to the winners! They are: