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Job Seeker Services - Columbia Workforce Center

Orientation for Job Seekers - Learn about services provided and partner agencies in the Columbia Workforce Center. The orientation will provide you with a number of resources which include information on how to access employment and training opportunities, fax machines, copiers, computers, internet and phones for your job search. Orientations are held every other Monday or you can meet with staff daily for a one on one orientation. View our calendar. View our PowerPoint presentation.

 Services for Veterans - In addition to helping veterans find employment and training opportunities, veteran staff provides vocational guidance, referral to supportive services, and case management services to veterans with significant barriers to employment.

Workshops - A variety of workshops are held monthly in the Centers. Most are open to everyone and others can be accessed by meeting certain eligibility requirements. View the Maryland Workforce Exchange calendar for dates and times.

Job Fairs

Wage and Hour Information - If you are an employee who believes your wages were unlawfully withheld, please view to the "Wage and Hour Remedies" page.

Career and Workforce Information - Local and regional labor force, industry, occupation, and wage statistics and data are available to help individuals and businesses make informed decisions.

Apprenticeship and Training Information is a voluntary, industry-driven program that is sponsored by employers, and employer associations and is jointly by management and labor. An apprentice — an employee — receives supervised, structured, on-the-job training combined with related technical instruction in a specific occupation. Apprenticeship is open to anyone age 16 or older; however, an employer may set a higher entry age. Individuals must be age 18 to apprentice in specified hazardous occupations.

Unemployment Insurance Information

Maryland Workforce Exchange allows you to search for current openings in your community. You can create multiple résumés to apply for posted jobs, research in demand careers, and find occupational training that meets your needs. The Maryland Workforce Exchange is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week from your home computer.

Minor Work Permits

The Maryland Department of Human Resources helps you apply, renew, or learn about various social services offered by the State of Maryland.

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Job Tips & Other Job Search Resources

Career Resource Center

Maryland's American Job Center in Columbia is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

If you are working and cannot access our services during these hours, please visit the Maryland Workforce Exchange to access job listings and to post your résumé/job skills online. If you have other questions or comments, please contact us dlwdalcolumbiajsoffice-dllr@maryland.gov or call 410-290-2600.


Columbia Workforce Center
7161 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, Maryland 21046
Telephone: 410-290-2600 Fax: 410-312-0834
dlwdalcolumbiajsoffice-dllr@maryland.gov
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