Youth @ Work/ Summer Youth Enrichment Program

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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. Registration for the 2018 program opens on December 1, 2017. See below for the dates and times for the Q&A Sessions beginning in October 21, 2017.  Most courses begin in January 2018.

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

Demonstrate the ability to behave ethically in the workplace. 

Demonstrate 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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Q&A SESSIONS ARE STRONGLY SUGGESTED 

All sessions begin promptly at 10 a.m. on the Largo Campus of Prince George's Community College

                         Dates                                                Locations                                     

Saturday, October 21, 2017           Center for Health Studies, Room 1418   

Saturday, November 18, 2017     Center for Health Studies, Room 1418 

Saturday, December 16, 2017       Largo Student Center, Rennie Forum    

 

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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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The 2018 Application for Summer Youth Employment Opens February 1 and closes February 28, 2018. The application is open to the public.  

Students completing Job Readiness Training, Career Pathways, or fulfilling the requirements for the Alternative Attendence Option will receive preference, IF they apply for employment. 


Contact Information

Youth@Work/SYEP Program Coordinator

Phone:

301-546-1580

Email us:

youth-work@pgcc.edu