Career System Development Corp




To enroll in Job Corps, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 16, but not yet 25 years old, on the date of arrival at a Job Corps center (i.e., time of enrollment). For otherwise eligible individuals with disabilities, the maximum age limit may be waived (the minimum age is still 16)
  • Have a signed consent form for automatic Selective Service registration (for male applicants).
  • Be a United States citizen, a United States national, a lawfully admitted permanent resident alien, refugee, asylum seeker, or parolee, or other alien who has been authorized by the Attorney General to work in the United States.
  • Be a low-income individual.
  • Be an individual who is one or more of the following:
    • A school dropout
    • An individual who requires additional education, vocational training, or intensive career counseling and related assistance in order to participate successfully in regular schoolwork or to secure and hold employment
    • Basic skills deficient
    • Homeless, runaway, or a foster child
    • A parent