Work Based Learning

WORK FORCE

  • Job Corps is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive residential, education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16 through 24.  To contact them go to  http://www.jobcorps.org
  • AmeriCorps is open to U.S. citizens, nationals, or lawful permanent residents aged 17 or older. Members serve full or part time over a 10- to 12-month period. Full-time members receive an education award of $4,725 to pay for college, graduate school, or to pay back student loans. They also receive health insurance, training, and student loan deferment. About half of the members also receive a modest annual living allowance of about $9,300, along with health insurance. Members who serve part-time receive a partial education award. To contact them go to: http://www.americorps.org/
  • Mapping-Your-Future will give you a tour which will help you find out how to choose a career and how to reach your career goal. You can also pick up useful tips on job hunting, resume writing, and job interviewing techniques.  To check out this site go to http://www.mapping-your-future.org/planning/
  • Are you looking for your dream job?  You’ve come to the right place. America’s Job Bank offers you several great services completely free.  http://www.ajb.dni.us/
  • Scan through the Department of Labor for tons of information about finding a job.  http://www.dol.gov/

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