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Posted on: February 1, 2019

THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY SUMMER YOUTH JOBS PROGRAM

SYEP

The Prince George’s County Government’s Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) (aka Summer Youth Jobs Program) is a six-week, paid entry-level introduction to work in public and non-profit agencies for the youth of Prince George’s County. This countywide initiative offers youth enriching and constructive summer work experiences in various assignments throughout the County. Youth who successfully complete the Job Readiness Training will have priority placement, but must apply for employment.

Requirements for Summer Youth Jobs Program Eligibility:

-Youth must be a resident of Prince George’s County

-Between the ages of 14 - 22 years old by July 1, 2019

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

SUMMER YOUTH JOBS READINESS TRAINING

Job Readiness Training is FREE to County residents ages 15-19. The training mimics the workplace and is a safe environment where young people can demonstrate their proficiency and readiness for work. The curriculum supports the development of skills such as communication, customer service, and teamwork. Youth who successfully complete the program will receive placement preference in the Prince George’s County Summer Youth Jobs Program (Youth@Work/SYEP).

Find Schedule of Job Readiness Trainings here.

Find out how to register for Job Readiness Training here.

APPLY FOR THE SUMMER YOUTH JOBS PROGRAM (YOUTH@WORK/SYEP) (APPLICATION PERIOD: FEB. 1-FEB. 28)

Whether or not they do the job readiness training, county youth ages of 14 - 22 years old are encouraged to apply for public and private positions for summer youth employment through several resources. Youth are encouraged to apply for all opportunities. Apply beginning on February 1. Application period closes on February 28. Summer employment last for 6 weeks and is an exciting opportunity for our young people to gain work experience and great life skills.

Apply here for the Summer Youth Jobs Program.

See a Summer Youth Jobs Program Promotional Video.

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