January 07, 2010
Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center
The Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center will soon be greening its center culture with the installation of a wind/solar hybrid grid inter-tie electrical power generating system. This system, a Career Technical Skills Training (CTST) project funded b... Read More
May 24, 2010
Earth Day Every Day Awards Round 2
Congratulations to the second round of Earth Day Every Day Demand-side Management Award winners. Two winners from each Region were chosen for their green efforts in the following areas: energy conservation; water conservation; installation of ener... 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
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
October 05, 2010
Job Corps’ ARRA Funds
More than 100 jobs will be created in the Ottumwa, Iowa, community when Job Corps’ newest center opens in 2011. Hundreds more have been hired during the construction phase.
Randy Houk, a Grooms & Company Construction employee, had be... 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
August 19, 2010
Earle C. Clements
The repair of hybrid vehicles, new waterborne paint, and new equipment are just a few of the changes in the automotive training program at the Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center that will prepare students for new career opportunities.
“I... Read More