11. Register for Career Training Programs
Career training programs offer certificates and industry certifications that you can usually complete between one year and a year and a half. Career Training Programs are meant to lead you directly into an exciting career upon graduating, which is different from a more general undergraduate degree. Here is a list of resources that will allow you to learn more about different career trainings in a specialized field and enter the workforce.
Prince George's County is proud to announce the Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (Youth@Work/SYEP)! This countywide initiative connects youth to summer jobs and training programs being offered throughout the County. Youth will have opportunities to learn new job skills, learn about career tracks, develop their resumes and earn money through a meaningful work experience.
The Training Source offers a vast array of programs, including Employment Training, Self-Improvement Workshops, Transitioning Youth and Youth Leadership. Their goal is to provide superior training and services to meet individual, community, and workplace development needs.
TeamBuilders Academy (TBA) is a Prince George’s Community College Workforce Development Program that provides job readiness-related soft skills training combined with occupational trade-related technical skills training. After instruction is provided to eligible Prince George’s County residents they are matched with local employers.