Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) Summer Jobs Program

Are you a Frederick County student receiving Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) from the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) and looking for a part-time summer job? The Summer Earn and Learn (SEAL) Jobs Program may be perfect for you! For six weeks this summer you can earn a paycheck, learn valuable new skills, and get job experience for your resume! Participants can work up to 20 hours a week and will have the opportunity to attend job skills workshops every Friday.  

DATES OF SUMMER EMPLOYMENT:  July 8, 2019 – August 16, 2019


Students eligible to apply for this program must be Frederick County residents between the ages of 14 and 21 and be working with the Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS).


  • Summer Camp Program Aide

  • Administrative Assistant

  • Custodial Assistant

  • Retail Assistant

  • Farm & Nursery Helper

  • and many more!

APPLICATION PROCESS will open on March 1, 2019

Applications for the 2019 SEAL Summer Jobs Program will be completed ONLINE. Please contact our office if you are unable to complete an online application. The steps for applying are as follows:

Step 1: Complete an online application (Will close on April 19, 2019)

Step 2: Within 7-10 business days after submitting your online application, FCWS will send you an email confirmation from FCWS staff verifying your eligibility and sharing next steps. You must participate in the following steps in order to remain eligible for the program.

Step 3: After your eligibility has been verified, you will receive an email invitation to attend a Program Orientation. The Program Orientation gives you and your parents/guardians the opportunity to learn more about the program and lets our staff learn more about you and your work goals and interests. After attending a Program Orientation session you will also complete a two part Work Ethic Training. The Program Orientation and Work Ethic Training are BOTH MANDATORY, and must be completed prior to receiving interview opportunities.

Step 4: Interview with employers! All participants will interview with their prospective worksite prior to beginning work. Interview preparation tips will be part of the Work Ethic sessions.

 Have questions? Contact Youth Program Specialist, Laura Arias at 301.600.2753 or