Resources for Youth and Parents

 

The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) is available to help youth who are new to the workforce or just starting their career search with resources to get them started on the right foot.  There are numerous resources that are available to help youth identify various career options, volunteer opportunities, employment and resume writing information.  Below are links to sites that will assist both youth and parents with Career Development, Employment, Internships, Scholarships, Work Permits and Resume Writing.

Career Development

Career Exploration- The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides information about different Careers and their educational requirements. Click here and select on your interest area.

Career Coach- Prince George’s Community College has a website for searching careers and educational programs offered by the college. Click here to acceess the website.

 

Resume Development

All prospective employers expect to see a well-organized and professional resume from applicants.  A good resume is an excellent way to present your educational accomplishments and experience.  A resume can be paper, e-mail or a profile on a social network site.  The link below provides a Resume Builder to create a resume that can be downloaded and saved. Click here to access the website.

Youth Employment Resources

If you are a young person seeking employment or are new to the workforce, the Department of Labor has some links to assist with finding a job, work hours, information about wages and workplace safety.  Please see the link below with steps on how to obtain a work permit. Click here to access the website.

Work Permit Process

If you are under the age of 18, you are required to have a valid work permit.  Please see the link below with steps on how to obtain a work permit.  Go to (link to Steps to Obtain a Work Permit Document).

Job Seekers

Employment within Prince George’s County Government - The Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) is responsible for the Recruitment, Examination and Classification process for Prince George’s County.  Applicants interested in applying to County positions and/or the Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program should click here.

If you are a first time user, please take advantage of our helpful Online Application User's Guide (PDF format). If this is the first time you are accessing the Prince George's County Government's online application system, you will need to create an account and select a username and password. To do so, click on the Create Your Account Here link and complete the form.  You will then be able to log in to your account.

Employment Outside of County Government - Individuals should also search opportunities outside of County government in other public sector, private and non-profit agencies. 

http://www.whitehouse.gov/economy/jobs/youthjobs

http://www.indeed.com

Development Opportunities

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) - Applicants interested in applying to positions and volunteer opportunities with M-NCPPC should click here.

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) - Applicants interested in applying for positions, scholarships and internship opportunities with WSSC should click here.

 

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