Employment Resources 2017

Monday, July 10th, 2017 @ 12:20PM

Dear Neighbor,

The State of Maryland and Prince George’s County are still gaining jobs every month and the economy continues to grow. However, as I speak with constituents, it is still very clear that many people are still in need of jobs.I know from our conversations when I knock on your doors or see you at community events that many of you are still struggling to find appropriate employment. I wanted to let you know about an event happening this week in Prince George’s County. On July 13thThe Prince George’s County Economic Development Commission is hosting, with the One Stop Career Center, an event with over 50 entities offering over 200 free workforce training and programs helping Prince George’s County residents increase their skills and gain employment. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Additionally, I have previously shared a list of websites which I compiled with information on county, state, federal and private industry internships, training and apprenticeship programs and jobs. I have updated those listing and thought it would be helpful to share again. I hope that those of you searching for the right job will find it helpful.

Workforce & Training Round-Up – 
The Prince George’s County One Stop Career Center system boast partnerships with over 50 entities offering over 200 free trainings and programs  http://www.princegeorgesworkforce.org/

State of Maryland
http://www.maryland.gov/pages/jobs.aspx – State of Maryland job resources
http://jobaps.com/MD/ – State of Maryland job openings

Maryland Division of Rehabilitative Services (DORS)
http://dors.maryland.gov/Pages/default.aspx
– job information for those with disabilities including blind or visually impaired, deaf, citizens on the autism spectrum, those with brain injuries or mental health issues

Maryland Department of Budget and Management (DBM)
http://dbm.maryland.gov/jobseekers/Pages/jobseekersHome.aspx -Maryland information for job seekers

The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations (DLLR)
http://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/approcc/ -Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Program
http://www.dllr.state.md.us/earn/ – Information on Earn Maryland, the state’s new workplace training initiative. Scroll down the page to subscribe to job opening listings

Maryland Workplace Exchange
https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx -Maryland Workplace Exchange has information on creating a resume, education and training and a one-stop career center. Additionally there is a section on summer jobs, cyber security jobs, green jobs and others.
https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/vosnet/ -Maryland Workforce Career Resources

Prince George’s County
http://dllr.state.md.us/county/pg/ -Prince George’s County One Stop Career Information Center
http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/1818/Employment  Information on job openings in Prince George’s County and how to apply.
http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/614/Apply-for-a-Position – The Prince George’s County Youth @Work/Youth Summer Enrichment Program
http://www.pgcedc.com/workforce-services – The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation Workforce Services for adults and youth
http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/437/Civilian -The Prince George’s County Police Departments hires police officers and civilian workers as well as provides internships
https://pgcc.peopleadmin.com/ – Career opportunities at Prince George’s Community College
https://mgmresorts.skillsmart.us/ – MGM Resorts job information

Veterans
http://www.brac.maryland.gov/work.asp -Maryland BRAC jobs
http://www.dbm.maryland.gov/jobseekers/Pages/VeteransJobs.aspx -Maryland Veteran’s Employment Page
https://www.usajobs.gov/Veterans -information specifically for veterans
http://veterans.maryland.gov/operation-hire/ – Information for employers looking to hire veterans

Federal Job Information
https://www.usajobs.gov/ -Federal job search site
https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main_Page -Provides information on how to apply and get additional information on federal jobs
http://www.greenjobsearch.org/ -A directory of green job websites

Opportunities for those with Disabilities
Opportunity Builders, Inc. 
OBI provides vocational training and employment services for adults with developmental disabilities in an environment that promotes personal fulfillment, addresses individual needs and fosters independence.

https://www.obiworks.org/

It remains a great honor to represent you in the Maryland Senate.

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