One of the hardest challenges facing young adults is deciding on which direction they want to go in when it comes to choosing a career and getting the training to do the chosen job.

Job Corps has been around for over 50 years and serves as the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country.

According to the Job Corps website, they offer young individuals between the ages of 16 and 24 opportunities to complete high school education, as well as trains for a variety of careers, they also assist with employment placement.

Students who enroll in the Job Corps program are provided with room and board while they learn and receive training. This all comes at no cost to the student.

Some of the career training is in areas such as automotive, welding, healthcare, electrical, culinary arts, and other skill sets.

If you would like more information on this opportunity, contact Ross Chicoine at the Augusta Job Corps Office by phone at 207-631-0784 or by email


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