Information for: Young Adults | Parents | Business Partners

Info for Transitioning Military Service Members

What is Job Corps?

Transitioning from the military and starting a new career can be challenging. Job Corps can help. At Job Corps, transitioning military service members can train for a new and rewarding career. After training, our staff will work with you to find a job for up to 21 months.

Job Corps offers hands-on training to eligible 16- through 24-year-olds in America's fastest-growing careers. Each year, Job Corps provides training and support services to more than 100,000 young people in more than 100 career areas at 125 centers across the nation. No matter where you are coming from or where you want to go, there is a Job Corps center nearby.

Starting a New Career

One of the program's biggest benefits is its postgraduate support. When Job Corps graduates are ready to start looking for a job, staff members will work with them to find job openings and submit resumes. Job Corps will help graduates for up to 21 months after graduation to connect with housing, transportation, and other support services.

Transitioning military service members can enroll by calling the toll-free admissions line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627.

Note: The above PDF file(s) open in a new window and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to be viewed. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, you may go to Adobe's Web site to download it.

Return to top of page Return to top of page

Page last updated: Friday, October 12, 2012