Let’s get to work.

Let’s get to work.

Whether you’re looking to earn your high school diploma, start an apprenticeship, find a career or enter the workforce, it’s all possible at Job Corps. All for FREE.

With Job Corps, students can:

the skills and resources to be successful in a career.


a high school diploma or equivalent.


in one of 10 different industries.


with a supportive community to access graduate resources and connections.

Are you eligible?
Generally, Job Corps students:
are 16 through 24 years old
are low-income individuals
meet citizenship, residency, DACA or other approved status requirements
meet background requirements
are ready and motivated to succeed
An Admissions Services staff member can walk you through the process.

With 10 industries to pick from and countless careers to explore, Job Corps has an opportunity for anyone ready to work hard and grow. See which career paths are a great fit for YOU by taking this quiz or by exploring the possibilities available to you. 

Real stories.

Don’t just take our word for it. Check out these stories from real Job Corps students.

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Check out a typical day at

Job Corps. 

Check out a typical day at

Job Corps. 

Frequently Asked Questions

We know you have questions. We’ve got answers. Here are a few of the most commonly asked questions we receive about Job Corps: 

What is Job Corps?

Job Corps provides free career training and education for 16- through 24-year-olds. We have over 120 campuses across the U.S. where students gain the experience needed to begin a career or apprenticeship, advance to higher education, or join the military. The best part? It’s free.

How do you join Job Corps?

The first step in enrolling at Job Corps begins by filling out the MyJobCorps Express Interest Tool or speaking to an admissions counselor by calling (800) 733-JOBS or (800) 733-5627 today! Learn more about the enrollment process.

How much does Job Corps cost?

Job Corps is fully funded by the federal government, which means it’s FREE for eligible students.

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