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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.

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Real stories

Job Corps works. But don’t just take our word for it. Check out a few of our graduate success stories.

Lisaira
Lisaira
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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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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Alex
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. Pine Ridge Job Corps grads have been hired by:

  • Chadron State College
  • Solid Waste Agency of Northwest Nebraska
  • Hemingford Village
  • Fort Robinson State Park
  • Post Playhouse
  • Western Wildlife Art Show
  • Bands on Bordeaux
  • Fur Trade Days
  • Pine Ridge Ranger District
  • SDS Construction
  • Bordeaux Creek Specialists
  • Dawes County Courthouse
  • Service Really Matters
  • Personal Home Maintenance
  • Camp Norwesca
  • Johnson Welding
  • Bessey Nursery
  • Falewitch Construction
  • Chadron Chamber of Commerce