About the SYEP Program

The Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) offers County youth and young adults, ages 14 to 24, enriching and constructive summer work experiences in community organizations, private sector companies, and government agencies.

We strive to provide young people with the opportunity to:

  • Learn new job skills while working
  • Experience professional development opportunities
  • Gain exposure to a diverse range of careers
  • Participate in job readiness training
  • Network with industry leaders
  • Build positive working relationships
  • Earn pay for meaningful and rewarding work experiences

Getting Prepared

Summer Jobs

Applications will be accepted from March 1 - March 31. The application acceptance period has ended.

Job Descriptions

Eligible Candidates: Do you want more information about the job? Click on the list of descriptions to learn more.

How to Apply Tools

Below are aids to assist you with the application process:

How to Apply

How old will you be on July 1st? Select the appropriate age group:

Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. The application acceptance period has ended.

Selection Process

Eligible SYEP candidates will be entered into a random lottery to receive an offer for an employment assignment. Employment assignment offers will continue to be extended to randomly selected eligible youth until all positions are filled. Former participants who have demonstrated exemplary performance may be requested by a host site.

Key Dates

Date Program Event
March 1, 2024 Application Acceptance Period Open
March 31, 2024 Application Acceptance Period Closes
April 8 - 12, 2024 Eligibility & Next Step Notices Sent to Candidates*
April 15 - 26, 2024 Selection & Placement & Offer Notices*
April 29 - May 29, 2024 Onboarding for Selected Participants
July 1, 2024 SYEP Program Begins
August 9, 2024 SYEP Program Ends
August 9, 2024 Closing Event Celebration

*Applicants should check their email for notifications.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do you have questions about SYEP? Our FAQ should address most of your questions. If you have additional questions, please contact syep@co.pg.md.us.

Contact Human Resources Management


1400 McCormick Drive
Suite 159
Largo, MD 20774


Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm