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I will remember every project during my time at job corps because I know it impacted someone.

Troy Carter

Like many Job Corps graduates, Troy Carter began his life in a low-income neighborhood with nothing but a dream of music industry success and a drive to make it happen. After struggling to balance his education with a budding music career, Carter ... Read More

I will forever be grateful to Job Corps.

Monique Williams Jordan

With a pinch of passion, a sprinkle of creativity and a generous amount of determination, "Chef Moe," Monique Williams, has turned her culinary aspirations into a recipe for success.

Her journey began as a culinary arts student at W... Read More

Shreveport Job Corps Center

When it comes to understanding new green industries and technologies, nothing beats hands-on experience. That is the idea behind one of the Shreveport Job Corps Center’s biggest ARRA-funded projects – the “premier green home.”

Instructor... Read More

Earth Day Every Day

Congratulations to all of our Earth Day Every Day Center Recognition Award winners. In an effort to share best practices, each of the six centers listed below has been recognized by the National Office for its dedication to cutting back on energy ... Read More

Non-Traditional Opportunities for Women

According to recent reports, the U.S. energy industry will need to replace 50 percent of its skilled technicians and 40 percent of its engineer and line workers in the coming years because of its aging workforce. At the same time, in the construct... Read More

Job Corps gave me an affirmation that I could do something with my life.

Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez

Job Corps' motto is "Success Lasts a Lifetime" and nowhere is this more evident than in the story of Idaho Court of Appeals Chief Judge Sergio Gutierrez, who received his GED and studied carpentry at the Wolf Creek Job Corps Center in the early 19... Read More