Workforce Training

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 Board’s business engagement team at the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland has tools and services to help employers save time and money.  Assistance includes connections to local talent, workforce recruitment, work-based training grants, and human resource consulting services.  The Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) is a free, online service that connect employers and job seekers.   The Workforce Board’s Business Engagement Specialists can help your business register and assist you with posting your jobs.

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.

Trades Training

CSM’s Trades and Energy Training Facility ensures a steady pipeline of workers in trades like HVAC, welding, plumbing, electrical, and carpentry.

 

Views from Charles

Empowering Black Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Black History Month is a time for us to reflect on the past, present, and future of Black free enterprise and its influence on the U.S. business landscape and economy. African American business ...

“Charles County is a great central location for us to have access to all of our customers. We do business with NSWC Carderock, Naval Research Laboratory, NAWCAD Patuxent River, NSWC Dahlgren, and Indian Head Naval Support Facility, to name a few.”

Scott Decker
Director of Operations

Cardinal Scientific

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Doug Egan
Chief Executive Officer
Competitive Power Ventures

“Charles County is where we started our company and where we grew and expanded. We now operate our managed print and managed IT solutions in five states and provide custom apps all around the globe. Our headquarters is still in Charles County, an excellent place to conduct business and recruit highly skilled individuals for our ever growing team!"

Joshua Justice
President

Just Tech

 

“We are proud to be a key part of Charles County’s future and we heartily encourage other, cutting-edge companies to join us.”

Katharine Tate
 Executive Director of Provider Engagement and Community Relations

Righttime Medical Care

“Charles County is a great place for businesses to start, grow, and thrive! We've worked with over 100 businesses since we opened our doors in Charles County, and I've witnessed the majority of these businesses achieve all three.”

Darlene M. Breck

Owner

Southern Maryland Business Center

“Charles County is a great place to do business because of the passion of the business community and the residents who strive to make it the best that it can be."

Andrew W. Welburn

President

The Welburn Organization