Welcome to the webpage for Prince George’s County’s premier Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP)!
County residents who are between the ages of 15 and 19 years old on July 1, 2019 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.
Join us for a Q and A Session on January 5, 2019.
Print the flyer found on the menu bar to the left.
Students completing Job Readiness Training, Career Pathways, or fulfilling the requirements for the Alternative Attendance Option will receive employment placement preference, IF they apply for the Service Aide position with the Prince George's County Government. The application is open from February 1 - 28, 2018.
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Voice and email messages from youth are answered with the highest priority. Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to inquiries from parents and other third parties.
Students in the Youth@Work/SYEP Job Training Programs are 100% responsible for 100% of the tasks related to their enrollment, attendance, assignments, and application for employment. Parents/guardians may assist with encouragement, support, and the promotion of accountability. Parents/guardians are encouraged to carefully review the information on this webpage to gain an understanding of the requirements and the various offerings. Click the image above for more information in parent engagement.
However, only students may call the office to ask questions, or receive assistance with resolving problems with enrollment or participation.
Youth are encouraged to call (no parents please)
Youth@Work/SYEP Training Office 301-546-1580.
If there is no answer leave a message and expect a return call within 48 hours.
What to do next:
- Register for class, remember Job Readiness Training and the alternative attendance option is for first year students only, and Career Pathways is for second year students only. Refer to and complete the 10 Steps for Registration found on the menu to the left. Career Pathway instructions are found on the Career Pathways for second year students tab.
- Clear your schedule to attend all classes. Job Readiness Training for first year students begins with Blackboard training at PGCC. See the Schedule Options on the menu to the left. No student may miss the first two sessions. Failure to attend may result in administrative withdrawal from the course. Please visit Career Pathways for Second Year Students for the class schedules.
- Attend the Q and A Session on Saturday, January 5 at 10 a.m. in the Largo Student Center, Community Rooms A-B-C. To achieve maximum success, youth will need to understand the and be familiar with the requirements for the Job Training Programs.
- Set a reminder to apply for employment. The application opens on February 1 and closes February 28, 2019.
Call the Help Desk at 301-546-0637 for problems with login and passwords
Students are expected to participate in all aspects of the Youth@Work Program. Students who require academic accommodations must contact us immediately at 301-546-1580. 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