Charles County’s location in the Washington DC metro provides access to an enormous talent pool! Over 1.5 million workers live within a 45-minute commute of the County’s commercial centers. Tapping into that talent or upgrading skills of your existing employees is as easy as reaching out to any of these local workforce resource providers.
Workforce Development Board
The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCC) serves the region by providing advocacy, training, and support through its workforce division. TCC’s Business Engagement Team offers FREE business and employee development services.
- Free Connections to Local Talent - The Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE)is an internet-based, self-service system where employers and job seekers can find each other. TCC’s Business Engagement Specialists can help your business register and assist you with posting your jobs.
- Labor Recruitment and Development- Assists your business in recruiting, pre-screening, and referring qualified candidates.
- Employee Training Grants- Funding for training and upskilling current employees. Eligible businesses qualify for up to $25K funding for this program year.
- Human resources consulting- Assisting employers with local, state, and federal tax credits. Customized Labor Market Information (LMI) for specific employers, sectors, industries, or clusters.
Explore their Business Resource Map for free or low-cost help for your business from a network of business support organizations throughout Southern Maryland.
CSM’s Workforce Center
The College of Southern Maryland’s Workforce Center delivers diverse, top-quality, business-focused workforce programming and training. From basic business skills to customized, industry-specific solutions the College of Southern Maryland has 60 years of experience and expertise in learning, training, and developing organizations and employees at all levels.
Science, Math, Technology and Engineering Training
The presence of Naval Support Center Indian Head—and proximity to all major federal and military installations within a 40 mile radius—speaks to the value of scientific and technological capabilities within our workforce. In direct response to the need for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) capabilities, our public schools offer first-rate career and technology education.
The College of Southern Maryland’ s Institute for STEM teaches tomorrow’s skills today.
The Velocity Center at Indian Head, a 15,000-plus-square foot development project aligned with base initiatives, will lend workforce training support to federal contractors and technology firms alike.
The College of Southern Maryland's Trades and Energy Training Facility ensures a steady pipeline of workers in trades like HVAC, welding, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry.