County Positions

Prince George’s County Government’s Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) is a six-week, entry-level introduction to public service for the youth of Prince George’s County. This countywide initiative offers youth enriching and constructive summer work experiences in various assignments throughout our government.

 Examples of work that youth may be assigned to perform can range from:

  •  Trades Helper
  •  Print and Reproduction Assistant
  •  Clerical Assistant
  •  Special Projects Assistant
  •  Library Assistant
  •  Custodial Assistant
  •  Information Technology Assistant
  •  Maryland Conservation Job Corp Team Member
  •  Summer Camp Assistant

Youth may be assigned to work in agencies, including, but not limited to:

  • Office Human Resources Management (OHRM)
  • Office of Law (OOL)
  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
  • Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T)
  • Office of Central Services (OCS)
  • Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement (DPIE)
  • Department of Environment (DoE)
  • Fire/EMS Department
  • Office of Homeland Security (OHS)
  • Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC)
  • Prince George’s Community College (PGCC)
  • Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
  • Prince George’s County Public Schools

Regardless of which department, agency or host agency a youth is assigned, the work experience is geared to be meaningful, positive and professional.

A Career Coach will be able to assist youth with acquiring documentation to apply for employment, if necessary.

In order to provide employment opportunities to as many youth as possible, youth will only be able to work a maximum of two (2) years in the Youth@Work/SYEP.

Application Process

The Prince George's County Government application acceptance period has closed.  To obtain information on other summer employment opportunities, including information on how to register for job readiness training, please click here.


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