Idaho Job Corps

At Idaho Job Corps, we know looking for jobs, going through school and finding a career is daunting. Here, you can be a work in progress while getting paid to work it out. Whether you're getting your GED, going to community college or want to start on-the-job training in a career, we can help you get there.

We offer supportive services like vocational exploration and paid training, physical and mental wellness support, life skills classes, meals, transportation and no-cost tuition. Idaho Job Corps is the perfect place to get paid to be a work in progress.

Who is eligible for Idaho Job Corps?

Students must:

  • Be between the ages of 16-24
  • Meet income qualification
  • Have an educational barrier to employment
  • Have registered for Selective Service (males only)
  • Be able to participate in a group without interference to others
  • Agree to comply with rules of the center
  • Not have any severe felony convictions or significant legal involvement
  • Not be on parole or supervised probation
  • Receive parental consent if under 18
  • Be best served by the Job Corps program


Upcoming Events


Eligibility, Intake Deadlines, Next Start Date

Final classes start soon! Find application deadlines and class start dates here.



Ready to sign up?

Call your local center below or fill out this form and email it to your center.

Apply now

College of Western Idaho

Nampa/CWI Location:
Call: (208) 442-4588

College of Eastern Idaho

Idaho Falls/CEI Location:
Call: (208) 535-5389

College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls/CSI Location:
Call: (208) 732-6585

Northern Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene/NIC Location:
Call: (208) 676-2015



CWI’s Partnership with Idaho Job Corps Helps Students Thrive

The following article was first published April 2, 2021, on the College of Western Idaho website.

College of Western Idaho (CWI) began an exciting partnership with the Idaho Department of Labor in November 2019 to deliver educational services to Idaho Job Corps students.

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NIC Joins Other Community Colleges Enrolling Idaho Job Corps Students

North Idaho College is the state’s latest community college to open its doors to Idaho Job Corps students.

The state-run Job Corps program – designed to help low-income youth obtain higher education and on-the-job training – is also available at the College of Western Idaho in Nampa, the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls and College of Eastern Idaho in Idaho Falls.

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Idaho Job Corps Seeks Youth with Barriers to Education, Employment

Idaho Job Corps Center staff are looking for income-eligible candidates to fill 70 openings at the state-run facility in Nampa. Idahoans between the ages of 16–24 who are interested in the program, designed to help low-income youth obtain higher education and on-the-job training, should call the center or take a campus tour offered every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

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