Everything you need to look for a job, choose or change a career, develop new skills, or search for just the right school is at your fingertips when you visit an American Job Center. Whether you need information, career consultation, training, computer access or other services, our professional and knowledgeable staff will work with you to help you achieve your goals and succeed in today's ever changing job market.
American Job Centers are conveniently located in:
Each Center offers the following services:
- Computer Resource Labs
Computers are available for preparing résumés, cover letters, practicing computer skills and obtaining access to the Internet and hot job search websites.
- Computerized Job Bank
Search The Maryland Workforce Exchange which is a comprehensive job search and career development tool, and other job databases which contain thousands of local and national jobs.
- Fax and Copy Machines
Equipment is available to make your job search a breeze.
- Individual Work Space with Telephones
Work space is available to encourage a successful job search.
- Labor Market and Career Information
Information on current labor market trends and growing occupations is easily accessible.
- Reference and Resource Library
Includes newspapers, business journals, magazines, videos and books that will aide your career development and job search activities.
- Training and Education Resource Library
Information regarding Maryland Higher Education Commission approved training providers and courses are readily available.
- Veterans Services
Veteran Representatives are available to assist qualified service men and women and their spouses with additional services and resources at each Center.
- Professional Development Seminars
Developed in conjunction with CCBC, seminars provide assistance and guidance on various topics such as:
- Basic Computers: A Simplified Guide to Using Computers - Three Days
- Mathematics Skills Survey and Review - Three Days
- Writing a Winning Résumé: Building the Foundation - Part One
- Writing a Winning Résumé: The Finished Product - Part Two
- Job Search, Interviewing and Social Media Fundamentals
- Federal Job Search Guidelines
- Career Consultation
Through a comprehensive employability assessment, our professional consultants can help you identify your skills, interests and aptitudes in order to pursue the career that is just right for you. You will also receive assistance in the development of a productive job search strategy or training agenda that will help you land the career of your choice.
- Job Placement Assistance
All of the tools that you need to locate your desired job are available at the Centers, including referrals to job openings.
- Résumé Development
Receive tips and guidance from professional résumé writers on how to create or update an effective résumé.
- Support Services
Consultants can help identify support services that are available to you while you are unemployed.
Accelerate your job search by obtaining introductory computer skills in:
Increase job opportunities through:
- Earning a GED
- English for Speakers of Other Languages Classes
- Literacy Courses
- Sales and Marketing Seminars
Pursue job specific occupational training that can prepare you for opportunities in line with Baltimore County's labor market demand. Have you considered:
- Allied Health
- Skilled Trades
Funds are available to support the training of individuals who meet qualification criteria.
A large amount of information was presented during the RG Steel Resource Fair sessions. That information is being made available here. The following documents are PDFs and open in a new window.
If you have questions about any of our services, please contact the American Job Center nearest you.
Revised October 22, 2015
Revised April 6, 2016