Job Corps Programs
If you are ready to LEARN, TRAIN, and WORK, then Job Corps is ready for you!
At a Glance
Palm Beach State College has received a more than $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide job skills training and employment counseling for Job Corps-eligible youth and adults ages 18 to 24 years old.
Through its Jobs Corp Scholars Program, Palm Beach State will serve 80 low-income students throughout Palm Beach County with a focus on those from Lake Worth, West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Belle Glade and Pahokee who face barriers to training and employment.
The programs can be completed in one year at the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses.
Services available to students
Participants will receive individualized academic and career advising, as well as other support to ensure their success.
Each participant will receive $14,836.25 that the grant will allocate to qualified participants. Zero cost to participants.
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien, or other person authorized to work
in the United States of America.
- Ages 18-24
- Qualify as low income
- Male applicants 18 and older must register with Selective Service
- Show a need for basic skills development or need further education or training to become employable
- Be willing to participate in group activities and follow all student conduct policies at Palm Beach State College
Request Information about Job Corp programs
Note: Job Corps is recruiting students who are starting college at PBSC in the Fall 2021
Note: This application is separate from the PBSC Admissions Application that you willl need to complete as well.
Jenny Posadas, Program Director
Personal and Career Counselor – Lake Worth
Personal and Career Counselor – Belle Glades
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