Updated July 31 at 4:31pm

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.

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Rhode Island Job Corps accepts applications for young adult job training

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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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