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First four weeks at Job Corps involve career prep and certification

The new students at the Wind River Job Corps are given an extensive transition opportunity to settle them into the center and trade of their choice.
Career ...

The opening of the Wind River Job Corps Center this year in Riverton has been heralded as a success by community leaders and government officials.
Many will ...

Job Corps, industry pair to create petroleum tech opportunities for students

The effective development of the training achievement record was crucial for the petroleum technician trade at the Wind River Job Corps.
Petroleum technician ...

Paskett instructs welding, a core curriculum at Wind River Job Corps Center

Riverton resident Jeremy Paskett is ready to greet his first students as the welding instructor at the Wind River Job Corps Center.
Paskett can accommodate up ...

Troy Anderson says extra-curriculars are needed for success in life and work.

Troy Anderson came home from Phoenix, Ariz., to the place he was born ...

Three staff members at the new Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton are themselves Job Corps graduates.
They credit the program with giving them the skills ...

Career counselor excited to have 'perfect job' at Wind River Job Corps

Stacy Sewell isn't new to Fremont County.
She is now the Wind River Job Corps career preparation supervisor and instructor, but Sewell also worked with youth ...

If the ultimate goal of Wind River Job Corps Center is to get jobs for its graduates, Gary Collins has a crucial role in the organization.
As ...

Job Corps is an investment in everyone

For the longest time, Wind River Job Corps had a we'll-believe-it-when-we-see-it quality -- something that got talked about endlessly but never took shape ...

Job Corps students vow to make most of the opportunity

Breanna Shakespeare is a 20-year-old from Fort Washakie studying office administration.
Kaitlyn Hart, 20, from Penrose, Colo., is studying carpentry.
Acardo ...

A decade ago, local engineer Howard Johnson received a phone call from Sandy Barton at the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Education Services.
"Sandy had ...

Wyoming may have been the last state in the union to be awarded a Job Corps, but it will be the first to specialize in training students in the energy ...

People from out of state made Riverton their new home when they accepted employment at the Wind River Job Corps.
As of Aug. 24, the job training facility has ...

When the Wind River Job Corps Center reaches its workforce capacity, it will employ more than 100 people, most of whom will be area residents.
"I would say 95 ...

Tuesday notes

Smoke on high
Smoke-filled skies, watery eyes, runny noses and afternoons in the upper 60s is a weather report more typical of -- what, Los Angeles in ...

First Job Corps students arrive; 15 on site so far

The first group of students has arrived at the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton.
Job Corps director Julie Gassner said seven students came on-site Aug. ...

Young people 'are really going to benefit' from Wind River Job Corps Center

Editor:
As a former Riverton resident I have been following along as the new Wind River Job Corps Center is built. When I was a younger man I wanted to go to ...

Tuesday open house set for Wind River Job Corps Center

A public open house is scheduled this week at the Wind River Job Corps Center on Airport Road in Riverton.
Free tours begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

Opening in August, Job Corps stresses energy focus

The Wind River Job Corps Center opening this summer in Riverton will be the first in the nation to specialize in training for students interested in the energy ...

Overlooking the City of Riverton and with striking views of Wind River mountains, the Wind River Job Corps Center stands vacant waiting to be occupied by its ...

 
 

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