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Cass Job Corps CCC Students Care About Their Surroundings

Approximately 130 Cass Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center (CJCCCC) students collaborated with the Arkansas Department of Transportation on an Arkansas Hwy 23 Clean-Up. This student project is part of CJCCCC’s commitment to maintaining the beau... Read More

A work ethic was instilled in me at Job Corps. It made me appreciate the experiences that came after.

Lydia Mata

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

Cass Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center Students Go High-Tech

Cass Job Corps students participating in ‘Jobs for America’s Graduates’ (JAG) are taking the lead in developing interactive Virtual Reality (VR) scenarios for the Job Corps program at Cass, AR. These JAG students are developing a virtual ... Read More

I wanted a job to support myself but needed skills. Job Corps was great, especially because it's free.

Raja Arsian

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

My options were very limited without a degree. I learned about Job Corps and figured, 'What do I have to lose?'

Matthew Parker

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