Rhode Island Job Corps accepts applications for young adult job training

The Rhode Island Job Corps education and training center is currently accepting students for a U.S. Department of Labor program that provides young adults ages 16 to 24 with various education and training in order to help them to find and keep a job. More

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Rhode Island Job Corps accepts applications for young adult job training

THE RHODE ISLAND JOBS CORPS is currently accepting applications for students ages 16 to 24 for its education and job training program.
Posted 7/16/13

BOSTON – The Rhode Island Job Corps education and training center is currently accepting students for a U.S. Department of Labor program that provides young adults ages 16 to 24 with various education and training in order to help them to find and keep a job.

“Job Corps provides a unique opportunity for young people to launch their careers,” the National Director for the Office of Job Corps, Grace Kilbane said in a statement. “Students attend academic and vocational classes, earn industry-recognized credentials, and learn critical life skills in preparation for a good job, continued education or military service.”

The program offers hands-on training in more than 100 fields including construction, finance and information technology. It also assists young people earn high school diplomas or comparable education credentials.

The program provides qualified low-income participants with room and board, basic medical care and counseling services.

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