Workforce Training & Education


Below are organizations offering Workforce Training & Education

Career & Technical Education, Charles County Public Schools

Charles County Public Schools has Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways in all 10 Career Clusters.  Every CTE pathway works to have graduates gain industry certification and/or college credits.  If you are interested in gaining an intern or apprentice from one of our pathways, please contact Rebecca Pearson, [email protected], Director of Career and Technical Education. Visit their site by clicking here.

College of Southern Maryland

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) is proud to be a valuable partner and resource to the companies, organizations, and industries that call the area home.  The college plays a vital role in helping meet the demand for skilled, capable, and knowledgeable talent in a wide variety of fields and in strengthening the economic vitality of a diverse and changing region.  Founded in 1958, CSM offers a high-quality, affordable education, with both academic credit programs and non-credit courses and programs in workforce development and continuing education.  The WorkForce Center at the CSM develops customized training solutions to fit any size employer while maximizing business potential.  Contact us today for more information!  


Departments of Social Services (DSS)

The Departments of Social Services (DSS) in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties work with eligible county residents to develop and promote job skills and employment preparation for a wide range of unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled job-seekers.  As part of these efforts, the DSS’ are actively seeking opportunities for customers to participate in internship positions in local businesses.  Internships may be paid (by DSS) or unpaid and the DSS’ will provide ongoing coaching and support to the interns.

Contact Information:

Calvert County DSS

Wendy Tonic
e-mail: [email protected]

Charles County DSS

Shannon Hunter
e-mail: [email protected]

St. Mary’s County DSS

Kelly Kantz
e-mail:  [email protected]

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

DORS helps Maryland businesses recruit and keep qualified, valuable employees and serves as a resource on disability and employment matters.  Click here for more information.

Maryland Department of Commerce

As the state’s primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies.  Click here for more information.

Maryland Labor

The Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning (DWDAL) coordinates Maryland’s workforce programs ensuring that businesses have skilled employees needed to be competitive in today’s global, state, and local economies. Whether the economy is weak or strong, the Division of Workforce Development & Adult Learning offers no-cost, solutions-based services across the business cycle.  Click here for more information.

St. Mary’s Department of Economic Development

St Mary’s County’s Department of Economic Development is tasked with growing the economy in St. Mary’s County.  We do this through business recruitment and retention efforts, assisting start-up companies, creating an environment and ecosystem of innovation, and focusing on target industries that are established and can grow in St. Mary’s County.  We have a small talented staff of professionals who aggressively approach the tasks and initiatives needed to make progress in creating better opportunities for our residents and businesses.  Learn more by visiting their web-site by clicking here.

Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland

The Tri-County Council for SOMD & SOMD JobSource provides access to training grants, recruitment support, and skilled local talent to regional businesses. Talent includes adult, summer and youth interns. Click here to learn more.