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. Go to BLS site 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.

Creating a Resume

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. Visit the Resume Builder to create a resume that can be downloaded and saved.

Work Permit Process

If you are under the age of 18, you are required to have a valid work permit. Please see the Department of Labor on obtaining a work permit.

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