Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks
Job Corps Center
1555 McAlister Drive
Memphis, TN 38116
Center Director: Mr. James T. Harris
The Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center offers students a college-like setting in a residential area of Memphis. The center, which has one residence hall on campus, has an enrollment of 312 students. Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center also has an on-center child care facility.
Training and education are offered in the following career technical areas:
- Accounting Clerk
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Clinical Medical Assistant
- Computer Service Technician
- Industrial Electronics
- Material Distribution Operations
- Medical Office Support
Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center has partnerships with local employers to give students real-life work experience while training. Students can further their educations through the center's partnerships with Southwest Tennessee Community College and the Tennessee Technology Center.
On campus, students participate in a variety of activities including arts and crafts and athletics such as basketball, flag football, softball and tennis. Students may take a role in the classroom ambassador program or become recreation or residence hall leaders.