Youth @ Work/ Summer Youth Enrichment Program

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The Application for Summer Youth Employment Opens Monday, February 27, 2017 and closes Friday, March 24, 2017. This opportunity is open to residents of Prince George's County who will be 15-19 as of July 1, 2017. Interested youth may apply through the Prince George's County Government for various public and private positions. Persons selected for hire must agree to six weeks of full time employment beginning June 26, 2017. This opportunity is open to all age-eligible county residents, Job Readiness Training is not required. However, youth who complete the Job Readiness Training receive placement preference. To apply click the red "apply now" button below, or copy this address into your browser's URL: http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/598/YouthWork-SYEP. The county application site must be read thoroughly by the youth in order to gain an understanding of the requirements, benefits, and expectations. By reading, the youth will locate a blue link that reads "apply."

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Welcome to the webpage for Prince George’s County’s premier Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP)! Young people between the ages of 15 and 19 years old across the County will have an opportunity to participate in career development, life-skills training and job training sponsored by Prince George's Community College. Youth are eligible to participate in SYEP twice, or up to the age of 19.  Second year students will have the opportunity to gain competencies through the newly implemented career pathways program.

 AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN YOUTH@WORK/SYEP STUDENTS WILL:

Demonstrate the ability to behave ethically in the workplace. 

 Demonstrates appropriate customer service skills in a business setting.

Discuss their skills and abilities with clarity and confidence.

 Demonstrate a willingness to resolve conflict in a professional manner.

Function as a productive member of a workplace team.

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CURRENTLY, THERE ARE NO SEATS AVAILABLE FOR THE FOR JOB READINESS TRAINING.  REGISTRATION OPENED ON DECEMBER 1, 2016.   

ELIGIBLE STUDENTS MAY TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A FEW LATE STARTING   

CAREER PATHWAYS COURSES. CALL 301.546.1580 TO VERIFY ELIGIBILITY. 

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STUDENT ACCOMMODATIONS  

Students are expected to participate in all aspects of the Youth@Work Program. Students who require academic accommodations must contact us immediately at 301-546-9063. Reasonable accommodations must be requested 30 days prior to the first day of class. For detailed information on the college policy for student accommodations visit the Office of Disability Support Services.

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Contact Information

Youth@Work/SYEP Program Coordinator

Phone:

301-546-1580

Email us:

youth-work@pgcc.edu