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Location Closure The Govans Branch is closed through Friday, May 31 due to facility maintenance.

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Job & Career Information Center

Looking for a job? Need help while considering a career change? Making career choices and finding job opportunities require good information. The Job and Career Information Center includes materials on job hunting, resume writing, interviewing techniques, career planning and occupations as well as coaching, programs, appointments with Job and Career Coaches and specialized assistance for formerly incarcerated people.

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The Center

Visit the Job & Career Information Center to explore a variety of job and career related topics, including career planning and exploration, job searching, interviewing, and resume writing. In the Department, you have access to a variety of databases for job and career exploration, test preparation, educational information both from home and in the library. Computers are available by reservation for two hours at a time to perform job related activities.


Programs and Events

Career Online High School 2024 Graduation

If you've completed the online degree program, congratulations! We look forward to celebrating with you. If you would like to participate in the September 2024 Graduation Ceremony, please fill out the linked form by August 1, 2024. If you have questions about graduation, please contact highschool@prattlibrary.org.

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Project Encore

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Project ENCORE (P-ENCORE) is the Pratt Library’s new restorative justice program which aims to dismantle institutional barriers and social reintegration challenges that lead to recidivism. There are three parts to P-ENCORE: Workforce Development, Digital Equity, and the Reconnection Center.

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Student Career Connection Program

The Student Career Connection Program (SCCP) is a 5-day intensive program for students between the ages of 18-25 with a high school diploma, GED, or undergraduate degree looking for a career in specific industries. SCCP provides workforce development, soft skills training, customer service, and an introduction into a specific industry field of choice. On the final day of the program, successful participants will be hired on the spot by employers who partner with us through our Pratt Employer Partnership Alliance (PEPA). In addition, each participant will receive a small stipend for program completion.

Registration begins July 2024. Check this page for updates.


PRATTpreneur

PRATTpreneur is a six-week summer cohort for students between the ages of 14-16. Students will work together in a tech-driven program to build a company that is revenue-generating. Participants will establish a company structure and learn how to cohesively build a company based on human psychology, talents, ability, foresight, knowledge, and need. In addition, participants will create a business plan, develop a business model, formulate a marketing and branding strategy, and launch it in real time. At the end of the session, participants will pitch their project to a consortium of potential funders to obtain funds/capital for their company in order to sustain it long-term.

Registration begins summer 2024. Check this page for updates.


If you have any questions about the Job & Career Center programming, would like to make an appointment with our Workforce Strategist or Career Navigators, or would like to participate in our Pratt Employer Partnership Alliance, please email job@prattlibrary.org or call (443) 984-5852.

Job Seeker's Toolkit
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Job Seeker's Toolkit


Looking for a job in Baltimore? This toolkit is designed to support job-seekers and those who assist job-seekers.

Workforce Wednesdays
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Workforce Wednesdays


Are you retired, returning to work, changing careers, or a recent graduate and need assistance? Register for our upcoming workshops.