Earn an MVCC career certificate
for FREE in less than one year!

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Job Corps Scholars is a grant-funded cohort opportunity for young people to earn an MVCC certificate for free in different career pathways in less than one year. In addition to skills training, scholars receive intense, individualized personal and employment counseling.

Students can choose to take courses in:

MVCC Certificates


Business and Hospitality

Public and Human Services

Professional Certifications

Tech and Trades


Public Service

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be 16-24 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 local companies, such as Briggs & Stratton in Sherrill, N.Y., and 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.

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For more information, contact:

Zaida Morell
Job Corps Scholars Coordinator

The Job Corps Scholars program is funded by a $1,186,900 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Job Corps Scholars 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.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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