Fill out this intake form if you're interested!

Career Corps is a program on MVCC's Rome Campus in which 18-24-year-olds participate in a 200-hour paid work experience with local, participating businesses.

Get hands-on work experience and develop an understanding of competencies employers want, and learn what you need to know about bring job-ready and skills to make yourself more employable.  

Additional training outside of the work experience will consist of individualized support services, career planning, and building community wealth.  

Get the experience you need to enter high-growth, good-paying careers in the community. 

Explore these career paths: 

  • Healthcare 
  • Warehousing 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Construction 

Get assistance with:

  • Creating and updating your resume
  • Connecting with local employers
  • Experiencing different industries
  • Obtaining and maintaining employment
  • Obtaining certifications and trainings needed for work
  • Developing transferable skills
  • Interviewing skills and practice
  • On-the-job training


  • 18-24 years old
  • Out of high school
  • Living in Oneida County and have at least one additional barrier:
    • School dropout
    • Youth within the age of compulsory school attendance but hasn’t attended school for at least the most recent complete school year calendar quarter
    • Individual who is subject to the juvenile or adult justice system
    • Homeless individual
    • Foster Care or aged out of Foster Care
    • Individual who is pregnant or parenting
    • Youth who is an individual with a disability

*A low-income individual with additional obstacles may also qualify!


Whether you are interested in changing careers or just starting to explore career options, these resources can be helpful for you!

Career Interest Profile

This is a quick and easy quiz that gives you personalized careers to explore.

​Metrix Learning

Metrix Learning is an online learning management system that helps jobseekers upgrade their skills and gain certifications to secure employment.

Job Searching Websites

Social Media

For questions and more information, please contact: 

Jaime Gallardo