Posted on 2/2/14

Judicial Court Job Shadow 5(l-r) Marlana June, Braxter Hicks, James Hagan, Ashley Banks, Cameron Laycock, Raquel DeJesus, David Roberts, Laquisha Hall, Ashley Dorch, and Keene Lott.MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (2/12/14) – Thousands of employers and students around the country took part in Groundhog Job Shadow Day the week of Feb. 2, 2014.

Since 1999, this initiative to engage students in employment settings has paired student “shadows” with “workplace mentors” to demonstrate connections between academic and technical skills to careers.

Groundhog Job Shadow Day provides a unique opportunity to make the workplace come alive for young people, and that’s what Job Corps is all about.

Each year, Job Corps trains approximately 60,000 young adults for the skills they need to become employable and successful on the job.

Job Corps understands the importance of making the connections between center-based classrooms and employer workplaces, and Groundhog Job Shadow Day offers students another opportunity to do just that.

For almost 50 years, Job Corps has provided opportunities to more than 2 million young people. Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, this voluntary, residential training program offers educational, career technical, and social skills training to youth ages 16 to 24 at 126 centers nationwide.

The Muhlenberg Job Corps Center had students shadowing several staff on Center and at multiple businesses throughout the county.

Specifically, the Health Career students had the opportunity to shadow Cameron Laycock, Muhlenberg County Circuit Court Clerk, Kentucky Court of Justice. He covered the overall operations of the Circuit Court Clerk’s office and the roles of his staff.  Laycock also shared that nearly 1.2 million court cases flow through Kentucky courtrooms each year.

The students truly enjoyed their job shadowing experience with Mr. Laycock.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Karen Robinson Muhlenberg Career Development Center your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

October 10, 2015 6685

25-Mile Car Chase on Pennyrile Ends in Two Arrests

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 5121

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3459

3 From Greenville Indicted On Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3440

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
October 12, 2015 3070

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - October 12, 2015

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13944

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 12028

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 12, 2015 3070

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - October 12, 2015

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1911

MPD Foot Patrol Charges Man with Trafficking in…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1888

Two-Vehicle Collision Results in One Driver…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1878

Four Injured after Vehicle Careens down…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1448

Kentucky Health Co-op Closing Due to Congress…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1336

Driver Dies after Single-Vehicle Collision on…

by SurfKY News
October 13, 2015 1168

BBQ Champs Chosen during Hanson Lions Blast-off

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1154

UPDATE: KSP Captures Escapee

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 1045

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 12, 2015 708

PPD Request Public's Help Finding Missing Juvenile

by SurfKY News