The Wheaton American Job Center is open to the public. We welcome walk-ins or appointments. The Germantown American Job Center is currently closed to the public due to renovations with services being offered virtually. For more information on both locations click here.

Résumé Essentials

Virtual Event

Are you struggling to write your resume? Or maybe you have not changed it in years? Join us in a workshop to learn how to write a resume that will lead you to secure interviews and being a step closer to employment. We will discuss what you should include and what to leave out of your resume, how to quantify your work experiences, among others. Please have your resume or draft available during the workshop to take notes and make updates on the spot. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on Continue Reading..

Preparing for a Job Interview

Virtual Event

Join us in a workshop where you will learn how to prepare for job interviews. We will learn and practice how to get ready for the most common interview questions, what to research, and how to develop the right mindset to be successful in any interview. Please have the job description of a position you have applied for or are interested in applying to so you can fully immerse yourself in the workshop. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access Continue Reading..

Mock Interviews

Virtual Event

Do you feel nervous during job interviews? Does all your preparation disappear once you are in front of the interviewer? Join us in mock interviews in which you will have the chance to take turns being the interviewer and the job seeker. This is a supportive and judgment-free environment to advance your communication skills and confidence in yourself to ace your upcoming interviews. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access them via our web calendar. Participants must register on the Continue Reading..

Consolidated Safety Services, Inc. Virtual Recruitment Event

Virtual Event

CSS, Inc. is a professional and technical services provider to government and commercial clients. CSS became 100% employee-owned in 2012. Our diverse staff of employee-owners represent close to 70 distinct disciplines ranging from astronomy to zoology. CSS is hiring for multiple positions including: • Certified Industrial Hygienist • Communications Director • Spatial/Quantitative Ecologist • Admin Support Specialist Participants must register for this event via the Maryland Workforce Exchange at https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/ ***Details on how to access this event via Microsoft Teams will be provided after registration.*** For more information, contact Mona Liza Tinaza: Email: mtinaza@worksourcemontgomery.com Phone: 240-468-7265 WorkSource Montgomery makes every Continue Reading..

Changing Careers: New Opportunities, New Career

Virtual Event

You’d like an engaging new job and—here’s the kicker—you want it in a totally new field. In this workshop, we will be examining the process of career transitions and exploring new career paths along with learning how to flip your resume and how to strategically promote your transferrable skills. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access them via our web calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation with instructions to Continue Reading..

How to Make Sure Your Resume Gets Noticed by Recruiters

Virtual Event

Applying to jobs and not hearing back? Constantly being rejected without an interview? Join us to learn how hiring is conducted from the viewpoint of recruiters with the use of technology. Including how applications are filtered, ranked, and tracked and what you, as a job seeker, can do to ensure that your resume ends up in the recruiters' list of resumes for further consideration. We will learn and practice how to look at job descriptions for keywords and tailor your resume for success. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as Continue Reading..

Acing Virtual Interviews and Hiring Events

Virtual Event

Not sure how to do a video interview? Or have you done one and it did not go well? Not sure how to navigate a virtual hiring event? Join us to learn the basics of common online applications used by recruiters and what you can do to be successful in your next virtual interview or hiring event. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access them via our web calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, Continue Reading..

Marketing You: Personal Branding & Networking

Virtual Event

In this workshop, we will be creating a marketing strategy focused on the job seeker's most important product—YOU! We will be going over the steps to building and maintaining a successful personal brand and learn how to create a compelling networking pitch. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access them via our web calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation with instructions to attend the workshop at the scheduled time. Continue Reading..

Mindful 20: Meditation for Job Seekers

Virtual Event

Join us for a 20-minute guided mindfulness practice to help you relieve stress and symptoms of anxiety that are common while job seeking. This is an opportunity for you to commit to reconnecting and nurturing yourself. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access them via our web calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation with instructions to attend the workshop at the scheduled time. For more information, contact Larissa Bevacqua.

Federal Hiring: How to Effectively Use USAjobs

Virtual Event

Do you find USAjobs.gov overwhelming? You are applying but your application is not being referred? In this workshop, we will cover how to maneuver on USAJobs.gov- the gateway to all government opportunities as well as over some updates on hiring practices within the Federal Government. We will also go over some effective search tools & tips- what to do and what not to do! ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access them via our web calendar. Participants must register on Continue Reading..

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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
    Germantown@worksourcemontgomery.com *Currently closed for renovations, virtual services available.

    HOURS OF OPERATION

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

    Wheaton

    11510 Georgia Avenue, First Floor
    Wheaton, MD 20902
    Phone: 301.929.6880
    TTY: 301.962.4083
    Wheaton@worksourcemontgomery.com

    HOURS OF OPERATION

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

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