Job Corps Overview

Since 1981, MTC has provided education and training to hundreds of thousands of young people preparing them to find quality jobs and become contributing members of their communities. This training is provided through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program. Learn more at

Of the 125 Job Corps centers across the United States, MTC manages and operates 17 centers in 16 states and partners in operating four additional centers in four states. MTC provides academic, technical, and social skills training to more than 9,500 students daily and more than 12,000 students annually at its Job Corps centers. The company also manages several contracts for recruiting students into the Job Corps program and for placing students in jobs, higher education, or the military.

MTC provides career technical training that results in industry-recognized certifications in the following:

  • Automotive
  • Health occupations
  • Computer technology
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Masonry
  • Welding
  • HVAC
  • Security
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Office administration

Over the last year, MTC improved the lives of students by providing comprehensive training that resulted in:

  • More than 4,000 students earned their GED, high school diploma, or an equivalency
  • More than 8,600 career technical training programs completed
  • More than 7,600 students placed in quality jobs, higher education, or the military
  • Our 21 Job Corps centers average 97 percent of the U.S. Department of Labor annual performance goal

Additionally, students and staff contributed more than 75,000 hours of community service and helped raise approximately $23,000 to support local charities.  

MTC’s Job Corps centers partner with numerous local organizations including community colleges, chambers of commerce, United Way, the American Red Cross, Habitat for Humanity, Marriott, Amtrak, Lowes, and the American Cancer Society to enhance training and job opportunities for students—leading to increased self-sufficiency and personal fulfillment.

Education & Training Overview Sheet