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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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.
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Michael
Ponder's Personal Chef Services
Hospitality
Michael is booked and busy. He’s the head chef at a senior living community, the owner of his own catering business and the father of a 3-year-old son—and he’s not stopping there.
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Ricky
Solar Landscape
Construction
Ricky had no clue that his time at Job Corps would come to an end due to a global pandemic, but he also didn’t know he would end up working at a top solar installation company in New Jersey, Solar Landscape, making $65 an hour.
Success starts here

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

  • Aerotek
  • Adecco. Inc.
  • Construction Workforce Initiative
  • Amazon
  • Utopia Homecare
  • Golden Hill Health Center
  • Benchmark Senior Living at Hamden
  • Walsh Construction
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • LAZ Parking
  • Genovesi Construction
  • Emeritus at Woodbridge
  • Arden Courts
  • Comfort Keepers
  • Apple Rehabilitation
  • Maplewoods
  • Whitney Center
  • Total Care Finders
  • New Haven Works
  • Edible Arrangements
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Sole DiCuba
  • ElRancho Foods
  • OMNI New Haven