Job Corps Prepares Youth for Tomorrow’s Workforce
September 4, 2015
Each day, individual Job Corps centers are developing new partnerships with local employers in a variety of industries from health care to energy and homeland security. These local employers, often small businesses, directly shape the training Job Corps students receive which allows them to quickly ﬁ nd and hire qualiﬁed employees. This reduces the resources small businesses must devote to stafﬁ ng agencies and on-the-job training and also qualiﬁes them for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit.
Job Corps has also replicated the success of employer partnerships at the local level with national employers. Over the years, these national employer partners have included: