Graduate benefits

Graduate benefits

At Job Corps, we will make sure you have the tools and resources you need in order to earn from what you learn. Here’s how:

Job Search Assistance

Work with our center staff to connect with employers.

Transition Allowance

Receive an allowance after graduation to help with the first few months of housing and living costs and transportation.

Career Counseling

Meet with our on-site career counselors to search for jobs, prepare for interviews and plan your career next steps.

Relocation Counseling

Speak with our counselors for tips and advice on moving to a new city for a job.

Advanced Training Opportunities

Build on your basic career training and keep strengthening your skills in the industry of your choice. Talk to your center staff for more information about an Advanced Training opportunity near you.

Real stories

Real stories

Job Corps works. But don’t just take our word for it. Check out a few of our graduate success stories.

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Dago
Kyle, Texas, Police
Homeland Security
Dago continues to give back to his community as he advocates for the prevention of violence, aggression and bullying.
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Lydia
Anthem BlueCross of California
Health Care
Lydia is a registered nurse, a certified case manager, and the California Statewide Case Management director of Medi-Cal Programs at Anthem Blue Cross.
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Rashaan
Microsoft
Information Technology
Rashaan built his first computer at the age of 13. Now, he works for one of the most recognizable names in information technology worldwide—but the journey to his current job wasn’t an easy one.
Success starts here

When it comes time to get a job, our staff will make sure you are connected with local employers. Gadsden Job Corps grads have been hired by:

  • Surge Employment Agency
  • St. Martin at Home Nursing Facility
  • Gadsden Country Club
  • NAOS Staffing, LLC
  • Dormakba US
  • Securitas USA South Region
  • Let Us Assist Home HealthCare
  • QS Professionals Corp
  • Security Engineers, Inc.
  • Cater Railroad
  • Waffle House
  • Elmwood Staffing
  • Jack’s Restaurant
  • Capeside Fish Company
  • Local Joes Restaurant
  • Etowah Baptist Mission
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • The Summit Etowah County E&T
  • Riverview Regional Hospital
  • United Way 211 First Call for Help