Job Corps is a voluntary program that was developed by the United States Department of Labor. It offers free of charge education and vocational training to young women and men (ages 16 to 24). Based on the research, Job Corps has a budget of $1.7 billion per year. Job Corps has a mission. It is to help young people to improve the quality and satisfaction of their lives through the vocational and academic training.
JOB CORPS STUDENT PORTAL
If you want to access Job Corps Student Portal, you have accessed a United States Department of Labor/Job Corps Computer System that may be used only for official Government business by authorized personnel. Please use the system without authorization or for purposes for which authorization has not been granted is a violation of Federal Law and is able to be punished with fines or imprisonment.
Information on the computer system may be read, recorded, intercepted, copied, and disclosed to authorized personnel for official purposes such as criminal investigations. Access or use of the computer system by any person whether authorized or unauthorized constitutes consent to these terms. An affirmative response signifies that the user has read, understands, and will obey by the Job Corps Network Rules of Behavior.
- Enter your username.
- Enter your password.
- Click at ‘Log on’ button.
If you have troubles logging in, you are able to contact your instructor to get assistance. In other cases, if you have forgotten your password and you have saved your security question and answer, you are able to click at the ‘Click Here’ link. While if you have not saved the security question and answer, you have to ask a staff member to reset your password. Then, you have to save your security question and answer next time you log in.
HISTORY OF JOB CORPS
Originally, the Job Corps was designed by a task force established by Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz reporting to his Manpower Administrator Sam Merrick. In 1962, the youth unemployment rate was twice the non youth unemployment rate and the purpose of the initiative was to make a program. Since 1964, Job Corps has served more than 1.9 million young people. Job Corps serves about 60,000 youths annually at Job Corps Centers throughout the country.
Apparently, there are many qualifications that you have to note if you want to join the Job Corps. If you want to know the eligibility, you are able to see the following text. Here are some eligibility for the Job Corps.
- You are a legal United States resident.
- You meet low income criteria.
- You need the additional technical training, counseling, education, or related assistance to complete schoolwork or to discover and keep a job.
- You have a child care plan if you are the parent of a dependent child.
- You do not need any face to face court or institutional supervision or court imposed fines while enrolled in the Job Corps.
- You do not use drugs.