The Office of Workforce Development works with youth to help them in identifying and accomplishing their educational and career goals.

Our services are aimed to help you succeed! Our staff will work with you one-on-one to create a personal plan for success and to connect you to education and /or in-demand industry occupations.

For more information about how to enroll in our program please contact us at 410-313-1060.

To get started, please contact Workforce Development by phone at

Services to Youth

Additional services we provide include:

  • Career and employment coaching
  • High school diploma attainment
  • Skills training
  • Tutoring   
  • Resume and interviewing assistance
  • Job search assistance
  • Paid/unpaid work experience
Youth Opportunity Fair
Resource Guide

Information coming soon.

Apply for a Work Permit

Click here to apply for a permit.

Selective Service Registration

Click here to register for Selective Service.

Summer Youth Program 2024

Thank you for your interest in the 2024 Summer Youth Employment Program. Registration has now closed. Applications are currently under review. If selected, participants will be contacted for an interview.



Summer Youth Class

Equal Opportunity Program

As an equal opportunity program, discrimination in WIOA Title I financially assisted programs or activities is prohibited by federal law and by Howard County Government. Our programs are made possible in part by grants from the U.S. Department of Labor. Veterans and eligible spouses receive priority of service in time and funding. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


Services offered by the Howard County Office of Workforce Development are supported by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration as part of awards totaling $2,933,986 with 0% financed from non-governmental sources.

If you need an accommodation, please contact Stephanie Hill by phone at

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