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September 21, 2018

Job Corps Orientation for 16-24 Year Olds


Job Corps, administered by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, offers free career technical training for 16 – 24 year olds in auto mechanics, auto body repair, medical & business office, C.N.A., L.P.N, construction, culinary arts, security guard and more.

The program includes up to two years education and training, campus housing, meals and other services.

There is no cost to eligible students. Both high school graduates and non-graduates may apply.

If needed, a student can also get a GED at the same time they train for a career at Job Corps.

Orientation and interviews will be held at Oswego Public Library, 120 E. Second St., Oswego, on December 6 at 10 a.m. by reserved seating only.

Call Admissions Counselor David Brown at (315) 478-5529 to reserve your seat and find out what documents to bring.

One Response “Job Corps Orientation for 16-24 Year Olds”

  1. Michelle McCumbers
    November 19, 2013 at 1:44 am

    I attended Job Corps in Maine. I would never send my 16 year old daughter or son to live on a Job Corps campus. Here you have 16 and 17 year old teenagers living with 18 to 23 ADULTS. At the Job Corps that I attended students came from different states and honestly some were not nice people and shouldn’t have been there. I have seen young girls develop relationships with older guys and become pregnant and have to leave. I’ve seen drug and alcohol use, fights, and cliques. I’ve also seen psychiatric issues, personality and behavioral changes. I’m not against education and learning job skills, but I don’t feel it’s appropriate to have vulnerable, impressionable teenagers housed with adults. There are other issue with campus living at Job Corps.

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