Earn an MVCC certificate in tech and trades programs
For FREE in one year!

Classes begin May 24 or Aug. 30, 2021! Seats are limited!

Job Corps Scholars is a grant-funded cohort opportunity for students to earn an MVCC certificate for free in tech and trades programs in one year. Students also will receive intense, individualized personal and employment counseling.

Students can choose to take courses in:


Eligibility Requirements

  • Be 17-24 years old
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or citizen of a U.S. territory
  • Be a first-time college enrollee or dropout
  • Qualify as low-income

Students who complete their program will receive SUNY-recognized certificates* and be guaranteed job interviews with Briggs & Stratton in Sherrill, N.Y., and Cree Wolfspeed in Marcy, N.Y. Welding and Carpentry/Masonry students also are guaranteed job interviews with the Carpenters Union, and students who complete the CNC Machinist Technology pathway will be guaranteed job interviews with CTM.

*Students must have a high school diploma or its equivalent to receive an MVCC certificate.

Cree Wolfspeed, Inc. Briggs & Stratton Carpenter's Union

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For more information, contact:

Monalisa Htun
Job Corps Scholars Program Coordinator

Tanisha Taylor

Job Corps Scholars Program is funded through a grant by the United States Department of Labor.

Job Corps Scholars Program is an equal opportunity program.

We are committed to treating all applicants and team members fairly regardless of their race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

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