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Introducing 60+ Tech Workshops

In partnership with Senior Planet Montgomery, we are proud to offer various workshops to help bridge the technology gap for our seasoned workers. These workshops are designed to help job seekers become more comfortable with technology or introduce them to programs and applications that can assist in their job search. Our goal? To help you re-enter the workforce! We’re offering five different workshops in East County, Germantown, and Wheaton. If you’re interested in registering for any of the following workshops, please contact Camille McKenzie.

Cloud Storage

In this lecture, you’ll learn the basics of cloud storage–a technology that lets you store documents, images, and other media files remotely while giving you greater accessibility, reliability, and protection for your important data. We’ll discuss what it is, why it’s the future of data storage, and demonstrate a few of the popular services currently available to consumers.

Friday, April 26 @ 10:00 am
12900 Middlebrook Rd
Germantown, MD 20874

Tuesday, June 18 @ 10:00 am
11002 Veirs Mill Rd
Wheaton, MD 20902

Job Searching in the Digital Age

Interested in getting back into the workforce? Curious about the new “gig” economy? This lecture provides an overview of how to use social media in your job search, demonstrate digital job searching tools like LinkedIn, and offer tips and advice to job seekers. You’ll also learn about new opportunities for freelance work and how you can supplement your income in innovative ways.

Wednesday, May 1 @ 11:30 am
3300 Briggs Chaney Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Friday, May 10 @ 10:00 am
12900 Middlebrook Rd
Germantown, MD 20874

Tuesday, June 4 @ 10:00 am
11002 Veirs Mill Rd
Wheaton, MD 20902

Money Matter

Learn how you can use the internet to manage your money and even reduce your spending! This lecture will introduce online resources and tools including online banking, online payments, price comparison, free internet calling and entertainment, and much more.

Wednesday, May 15 @ 11:30 am
3300 Briggs Chaney Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Tuesday, May 21 @ 10:00 am
11002 Veirs Mill Rd
Wheaton, MD 20902

Friday, May 24 @ 10:00 am
12900 Middlebrook Rd
Germantown, MD 20874

Protecting Your Personal Information Online

This workshop will cover the ins and outs of how to protect your personal information online. We’ll cover tips for staying safe in cyberspace, like safe browsing, how to recognize scams, and when it’s okay – or not – to share your personal information online.

Tuesday, May 7 @ 10:00 am
11002 Veirs Mill Rd
Wheaton, MD 20902

Wednesday, May 29 @ 11:30 am
3300 Briggs Chaney Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Friday, June 7 @ 10:00 am
12900 Middlebrook Rd
Germantown, MD 20874

Start-Up

Older adults have certain advantages when it comes to starting a business. This workshop gives an overview of the Senior Planet course, Startup! You’ll get an introduction to some of the topics the course covers, such as the basics of branding, social media marketing, and some ways to finance your business. Learn what e-commerce sites are good for listing your services or products online and ways to communicate with customers. After this introduction, you can decide whether the full, 10-week course is right for you.

Wednesday, June 12 @ 11:30 am
3300 Briggs Chaney Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Friday, June 21 @ 10:00 am
12900 Middlebrook Rd
Germantown, MD 20874

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For both the individual job seeker and the community organizations that support them, this newsletter provides job search resources and information on job fairs, hiring events, and workshops available in our community.

Contact Us

American Job Center Locations

Germantown

Upcounty Regional Services Center 12900 Middlebrook Road, First Floor
Germantown, MD 20874, USA
Phone: 240.406.5485
Fax: 301.685.5569

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Wheaton

11510 Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
Phone: 301.929.6880
TTY: 301.962.4083

HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

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