We offer the skills you need to succeed in today's workforce, at no cost to you or your family.
Paul Simon Chicago Job Corps Center provides on-the-job training and help you
Find the career that's right for You.
Average salary: $49K per year Learn More
Length of training: 8-12 months
Bricklayers build and repair walls, mix cement, create mortar, cut and fit bricks, use plumb lines, and spirit levels to check for accuracy and the use of specialty tools.
Average salary: $42K per year Learn More
Carpenters build things like wood buildings, floor systems, roof framing, walls, ceiling, windows, and molding. Responsibility for following blueprints is expected as well.
Average salary: $37K per year Learn More
Painters prepare and paint interior and exterior surfaces on residential and commercial properties. Most painters learn their trade on the job or through an apprenticeship.
Building a career is a long-term process, and Job Corps is step one.
Learn new skills and choose the next step that is right for your future.
Job Corps gave me an affirmation that I could do something with my life.
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I will forever be grateful to Job Corps.
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Careers Begin Here!