Wind River Job Corps Student of The Week: Ryan Mosser

    Each week, staff at Wind River Job Corps nominates a student who has shown excellent behavior towards their academics and peers. To view all nominated students, click here.

    Wind River Job Corps Student Committed and Headed Back to the Navy

    Ryan Mosser is a high school graduate from Thermopolis, Wyoming who enrolled in Wind River Job Corps to get his electrical certifications.  Since his arrival in February, he has received his State Electrical Apprenticeship Card and certifications in OSHA 10 Construction, Residential Roof Top Solar Technician, Ladder Safety, and Ramset Power Actuated Tools.

    Once Ryan graduates from Wind River Job Corps he will re-enlist in the Navy Nuclear Engineers Program.  The Nuclear Engineer Program is responsible for designing, building, operating, maintaining, and managing the nuclear-powered ships and other facilities of the U.S. nuclear-powered naval Fleet. In order to join the program, you must commit to six years of active duty. The program includes both civilian and military personnel. The program trains enlisted sailors, officers, KAPL civilians and Bettis civilians for shipboard nuclear power plant operation and maintenance of surface ships and submarines in the U.S. nuclear navy.

    After completing the program Ryan said he plans on utilizing his electrical certifications from Wind River Job Corps to become a Navy electricians’ mate as well.

    We are so proud of you and your commitment. Congratulations, Ryan Mosser, you are Wind River Job Corps’ Student of the Week.


    WIND RIVER JOB CORPS serves up to 300 campus-based and non-residential students generally originating from the Rocky Mountain states. The center provides over 16 career tracks offered through nine vocational programs, including pre-apprenticeship opportunities. These programs have been determined and developed based on the current high-performing job market trends in the region. Included in vocational training are employability skills and community engagement. Wind River Job Corps is the newest of the more than 120 Job Corps centers located throughout the United States, opening in 2015. It is operated by Equus Workforce Solutions for the Department of Labor and is located at 4200 Airport Rd in Riverton, Wyoming.

    JOB CORPS is a program administered by the United States Department of Labor. The program helps -eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over three million individuals since 1964. It is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for more nearly 60 years.

    At Job Corps, students have access to room and board while they learn skills in specific training areas for up to three years. In addition to helping students complete their education, obtain career technical skills and gain employment, Job Corps also provides transitional support services, such as help finding employment, housing, child care, and transportation. Job Corps graduates either enter the workforce or an apprenticeship, go on to higher education, or join the military.

    EQUUS WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS is a comprehensive provider of workforce development services in North America. Their fifty-plus-year legacy of experience encompasses the development, design and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions. They are drivers and collaborators for workforce systems change, including adapting to changes in legislation, job seeker demographics and market and industry changes. We do this by integrating data-driven technology, expanding access to services and streamlining partner-supported service delivery.

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