Job Corps Serves Low-Income Young Adults
To qualify for job corps, students must be…
16 to 24
16 to 24-year-olds ready to work toward a successful future are welcome. The maximum age limit may be waived if the applicant is a person with a documented disability. For minors, a parent or guardian must sign a consent form.
In need of
The applicant faces one or more barriers to employment like needing additional career technical training, education, counseling, and/or assistance to complete regular schoolwork or to secure and maintain employment.
Applicants must meet one or more of these conditions: receives public assistance, earns poverty-level income, is homeless, is a foster child, or qualifies for free or reduced-price lunch. Your admissions counselor will help you determine your eligibility.
Able to Work
in the USA
The applicant is a legal resident of the U.S. or a U.S territory or a lawfully admitted permanent resident alien, refugee, asylee, parolee, or immigrant who has been authorized by the U.S. attorney general to work in the United States.
The student has made suitable arrangements for the care of any dependent children for the proposed period of enrollment.
dates or fines
The student does not require any face-to-face court or institutional supervision or court-imposed fines while enrolled.
The student does not exhibit behavioral problems that could keep you or others from experiencing Job Corps' full benefits.
The student does not use drugs illegally.
Because Job Corps is a voluntary program,
students choose to enroll in the program and may exit at any time.