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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Kyle, Texas, Police
Homeland Security
Dago continues to give back to his community as he advocates for the prevention of violence, aggression and bullying.
FedEx Freight
Automotive and Machine Repair
Lisaira never let traditional gender roles define her. She grew up helping her dad work with trucks and racehorses, bull riding with her siblings and cousins, and wrestling on her high school team.
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Johnson & Johnson Vision Care
Advanced Manufacturing
After graduating from high school, Alex James worked at Walmart, JCPenney and a Vietnamese restaurant. He quickly realized he wanted more out of life. He didn’t just want a job; he wanted a career. 
Success starts here

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

  • Speedee/Midas
  • Canyon Springs Post- Acute
  • Ross Stores
  • CVS Health
  • Auto Zone
  • Renoir Staffing, LLC
  • Summit Steel Works Corp
  • Byakko Security Services
  • Auto Zone
  • Michael Kors
  • The Cheesecake Factory
  • Silicon Valley Security & Patrol Inc
  • Allied Universal
  • Carpenter’s Training Committee
  • Silicon Valley Capital Club
  • Security Industry Specialists, Inc
  • Foothill Community Health Center
  • Year-Up Silicon Valley
  • Scintech Associates, Inc
  • AMTRAK/San Jose Diridon
  • Fairmont San Jose
  • Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport
  • Double Tree San Jose
  • Kaiser
  • VTA
  • Foothill College
  • Pipe Trade Training