Employment Opportunities

On occasion, the Counseling Center is made aware of job opportunities that may be of interest to our students. Click on any of the links below to read more details about that particular job. Please check the list below frequently, as new positions are added as they are received.

American Pool

American Pool, the largest pool management company on the East Coast, is looking for lifeguards for their summer season. American provides discounted training, flexible hours, and has positions to fill at over 200 pools in Maryland. If you know how to swim they have a job for you! For information contact American Pools at 877-705-7665.

Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP)

The AEOP High School Apprenticeship Program (HSAP) provides rising high school juniors and seniors with an authentic science and engineering research experience alongside university researchers sponsored by the Army Research Office. Though this commuter program students will develop skills in Army critical science and engineering research areas in a university lab setting to prepare them for the next steps of their educational and professional career. Students receive an educational stipend equivalent to $10 per hour, and are allowed to work up to 300 hours total. For information visit their website at http://usaeop.com/programs/apprenticeships/hsap

Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) Research & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP)

Research & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP) is a summer STEM program that places talented high school students, from groups historically under-represented and underserved in STEM, in research apprenticeships at area colleges and universities. REAP apprentices work under the direct supervision of a mentor on a hands-on research project. REAP apprentices are exposed to the real world of research, they gain valuable mentorship, and they learn about education and career opportunities in STEM. REAP apprenticeships are 5-8 weeks in length (minimum of 200 hours) and apprentices receive a stipend. For information visit their website at usaeop.com/programs/apprenticeships/reap

Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) Science & Engineering Apprentice Program

The AEOP Science and Engineering Apprentice Program (SEAP) is open and accepting applications for the summer of 2015. The AEOP SEAP program is an eight-week summer program in which students 14 years and older learn about the STEM fields through work assignments at Army research facilities. SEAP students receive at least a $2,000 stipend. For information or to apply visit the SEAP website at http://usaeop.com/programs/apprenticeships/seap

Clinton Gymnastics Academy

The Clinton Gymnastics Academy, located at 7201 Old Alexandria Ferry Road, is looking for several students interested in teaching gymnastics, dance, and karate classes and to help with leading birthday parties. Successful applicants will have a positive attitude, customer service skills, organizational skills, and the ability to sing and be silly as needed. The positions will be part time and hours may vary depending on the classes taught. The salary range is $8-$12 based on experience, but no experience is required to apply. For more information contact Fletcher White at 301-877-5122.

Continental Pools, Inc.

Continental Pools is looking for lifeguards to work at pools in the DMV this summer. The company offers full and part-time positions for the swim season, which runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Employees receive initial lifeguard training and certification, as well as ongoing training. For information visit www.continentalpools.com or call 1-800-640-0062.

Domino's Team Washington

Domino's is hiring staff throughout the Washington DC area and they encourage high school students to apply; members of the Class of 2017 will be given priority. They offer flexible work hours, allowing students to work while going to school, and potential for growth and a career. For information contact the Washington regional employment manager, Joe Burr, at 571-395-0519 or visit jobs.dominos.com.

Lifeguard ~ Winkler Pool Management, Inc.

Winkler Pool Management, Inc. has positions available for lifeguards at a variety of pools in our area. The company offers a 3-day training program and great pay to qualified applicants. For information contact Margaret J. WIlliams at 202-437-1130 or apply online at www.winklerpool.com.

Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program

The Mayor Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) is a locally funded initiative sponsored by the Department of Employment Services (DOES) that provides District youth ages 14 to 24 with enriching and constructive summer work experiences through subsidized placements in the private and government sectors. Contact the Office of Youth Services at (202) 698-3492, email summerjobs@dc.gov. or visit their website at https://does.dc.gov/service/mayor-marion-s-barry-s...

Maryland Department of Budget and Management

The Maryland Department of Budget and Management operates an on-line employment center with a searchable database of job listings. The listing includes a variety of summer positions, including internships for students. For information and to search for jobs visit their website at http://www.jobaps.com/MD.

Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission

Want to make some extra spending money? Looking to get some real life experience in a field of interest? There are often job opportunities in and around Prince George's County for young people. For more information visit the M-NCPP website at www.pgxtremeteens.com/For_Your_Future_Jobs

Metro Warriors STEM Program

The Metro Warriors are looking for high school and college students interested in serving as mentors for their summer robotics program. Experience is a plus but not required. Mentors will work with elementary age students in various metro-accessible locations throughout the DC area. Interviews and mandatory training will take place on June 25 from 2-6 p.m. at National Christian Academy in Fort Washington. For information visit www.mwso.org/summer-school.

National Security Agency Gifted & Talented STEM Program

The National Security Agency's (NSA) Gifted and Talented STEM Program is open to high school seniors who have demonstrated an aptitude for engineering, math and science with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and 1200+ on the SAT. Participants work full time for 10 to 12 weeks during the summer following their senior year of high school. For information visit 1-866-NSA-HIRE or visit their website at https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents

Prince George's County Summer Youth Employment Program

The Prince George's County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) provides an opportunity for young people across the County to participate in career development, life-skills training and summer employment opportunities. The deadline for applications is March 24. Visit their website at www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/sites/summeryouth for more information.

USA Jobs: Federal Government Internships and Summer Jobs

The federal government has created a program called USA Jobs: Pathways for Students and Recent Graduates to Federal Careers. Visit their website at www.usajobs.gov to search for job openings in the federal government ranging from internships to summer job work programs to full time jobs. New openings appear as federal agencies post them so interested students are encouraged to check the website frequently.

Young Adult Employment Fair ~ March 25

The city of Bowie, Maryland will hold an employment fair for students and young adults ages 15-24 who are looking for full or part-time employment. Local employers will be on hand to take applications and conduct on-site interviews. The event will take place on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. until noon in the City of Bowie gymnasium at 4100 Northview Drive in Bowie. For information contact 301-809-2383 or 301-809-3033.


Youth, parents and community members are encouraged to attend this question and answer session to hear from Prince George's County officials about the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). This job training workshop provides youth, ages 15-19, opportunities to practice workplace excellence and explore career interests. The event will be held on Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden. For information call 301-546-1580, visit www.pgcc.edu/go/youthatwork, or email youth-work@pgcc.edu.

Counseling Calendar

    • ThuNov02 Transfer Student Check-In
    • TueDec19 Progress Reports on Maccess
    • MonFeb05 Report Cards On MACCESS 4:00 PM
    • ThuMar08 Parent & Teacher Conferences 4:00 PM to 7:00 PMSchool Campus
    • TueMar20 Junior Parent Meeting 6:30 PM
    • TueApr10 Report Cards on MACCESS 4:00 PM
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