YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH JOB CORPS

4 STEPS TO SUCCESS

CAREER DEVELOPMENT SERVICES SYSTEM (CDSS)

1) OUTREACH AND ADMISSIONS (OA)

Welcome to Job Corps! In this primary phase, you will learn…What Job Corps is all about. How we can help you start a career. What learning and working on a Job Corps center will be like. What your responsibilities will be as a student. What career training is available at your assigned Job Corps center.

2) CAREER PREPARATION PERIOD (CPP)

In your first 60 days on center, you will…Create and commit to a Personal Career Development Plan (PCDP) with the help of Job Corps staff. Visit and learn about American Job Centers / One-Stop Centers.Learn and practice personal responsibility skills required at the workplace. Learn, demonstrate, and practice job search skills.

3) CAREER DEVELOPMENT PERIOD (CDP)

With the help of center staff and employers, you will…Learn industry-related technical and academic

skills. Demonstrate interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.

Practice social and personal management skills. You will then…Begin the job search process. Prepare for independent living.

4)CAREER TRANSITION PERIOD (CTP)

As a Job Corps graduate, you will…Successfully get your first job. Find living accommodations, transportation, and family support resources needed to continue working (with the support of the center and other Job Corps service providers) Continue to contact Job Corps service providers to seek their support, if needed. Respond to 13-week, 6-month, and 12-month survey requests.

Visit this link to learn about this amazing program.. https://www.jobcorps.gov/students