Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program

Achievement Award Winner SealThe Prince George’s County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (Youth@Work/SYEP) is an award-winning, nationally-recognized program that helps young people ages 14-22 launch careers by providing them with free job readiness training and paid summer employment. Youth@Work/SYEP offers six weeks of enriching entry-level employment at governmental, nonprofit and business worksites in Prince George’s County and the greater Washington, DC area. The program is part of County Executive Angela Alsobrooks’ commitment to youth development, which will prepare and empower the county’s youth to achieve their full potential into adulthood. 

Youth@Work/SYEP is a collaboration between Prince George’s County Government, Prince George’s Community College, Prince George's County Public Schools, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Employ Prince George's, and over 250 nonprofit and faith-based organizations, businesses, municipalities and other governmental agencies who are committed to providing a quality and enriching work experience for our youth.

The 2020 Youth@Work/SYEP will run from June 29 to August 7. 

The application period for both Youth@Work/SYEP and Job Readiness Training will open in early 2020. To receive notification when the application becomes available, please click here.