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Gettis Garcia

The student employees at the Iroquois Job Corps Center enter the program with goals of obtaining one of the "3E"s – employment, enlistment in the military, or enrollment in further education. For one of our student employees, her goal of obtaining... Read More

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

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: 

  • Boston Region – Ramey and Iroq... Read More

Brittany

Brittany came to Iroquois Job Corps Center when she was just 17 years old. She was a very polite and respectful young lady. Because of her age, Brittany had to wait six months to take the GED exam. Since she wasn't sure what career technical train... Read More

Andrew

Andrew grew up wanting to be a sailor in the United States Navy. When the traditional school system wasn't able to accommodate his needs, he thought his childhood dreams would never become a reality. So when he heard about the Job Corps program an... 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

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

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