updated 6/21/2011 11:18:13 AM ET 2011-06-21T15:18:13

SANTA ANA, Calif., June 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCi), parent company of Everest Colleges, has signed a national affiliation agreement with Andrews International Inc., a full-service provider of security and risk mitigation services with international operations. Under the terms of the agreement, Andrews International will partner with CCi to promote awareness of its job placement opportunities and facilitate interviews with well-qualified Everest graduates.

Everest provides career-oriented education in the fields of homeland security and criminal justice. Andrews International is the largest, privately-owned multi-service security firm in the United States.

"This partnership gives our graduates an excellent opportunity to pursue careers in the large and growing field of security services," said Wendy Cullen, CCi's vice president of employer development. "Andrews International is a well-respected and established company, where our graduates can leverage their training and talents."

"It is a challenge to find the best and the brightest to join our firm, and this partnership enables us to seek out well-trained and qualified candidates," said Randy Andrews, CEO of Andrews International. "We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership that utilizes the strengths of Everest graduates to ultimately enhance our organization."

About Andrews International

Andrews International, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is a full-service provider of security and risk mitigation services with operations throughout the United States and internationally. As the largest privately-held, American-owned security firm, Andrews International employs more than 15,000 security personnel, providing uniformed security, consulting and investigative services, personal protection, special event security, specialized training, background screenings, and disaster emergency response services. The company is owned by executive and management team members with investment backing from Audax Group. For more information about Andrews International, please visit http://www.andrewsinternational.com .

About Corinthian Colleges

Corinthian Colleges, parent company of Everest Institutes, Everest Colleges, Everest Universities and Everest University Online, provides career-oriented diploma and degree programs in criminal justice, health care, skilled trades, business, paralegal and information technology. Programs vary by campus. Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, and has more than 100 schools in the U.S. and Canada. For more information about Everest College, please visit http://www.everest.edu . For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at http://www.everest.edu/disclosures .

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