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Workforce College

Jones College is dedicated to ensuring the greatest in vocational and workforce training education in the nation.

What Is Workforce College?

The Workforce College provides training opportunities to the citizens of Jones, Covington, Smith, Wayne, Jasper, Greene, Clarke and Perry Counties. The training is conducted in accordance with the Workforce Education Project Policies as developed by the Mississippi Community College Board.

Our Mission

The mission of the Workforce College at Jones College is to provide quality education and training to the citizens in the Jones College district; produce the skills needed to be more productive and to have an improved quality of life; provide the employers in those counties a better trained and educated workforce; train for higher skilled and higher wage jobs for businesses, industries and employees of our district; and provide a state-of-the-art training facility for the businesses, industries and communities in Jones and surrounding counties.

Why Choose Jones?

At Jones, EVERYTHING is workforce training. Our goal is to develop a flexible, responsive training system that creates a multiple entry/exit career pathway that enables a participant to receive college transcribed credit for non-credit, credentialed training by using innovative and engaging delivery methods.

Adult Education

The Adult Education Department of Jones College provides opportunities for individuals to improve basic skills, obtain a high school equivalency, and proceed to college or the workforce. There are multiple paths to take to earn the Mississippi High School Equivalency Diploma.

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MI-BEST

Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training Program (MI-Best) in partnership with Mississippi community colleges quickly teaches students literacy, work, and college-readiness skills so they can move through school and into living wage jobs faster.

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Internships and Apprenticeships

The Student Employment Services office helps students who are interested in entering the work field during school or recently after graduating. In Work Based Learning, Students can learn a variety of skills by expanding the classroom into the community with hands-on experiences.

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JC Job Seekers/ Employer Partnership Information

Are you a Jones student looking for employment? Are you an employer looking for job seekers? Our Job Placement Services page can help connect employers and Jones job seekers.

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