Upcoming Events

Sep 1

Virtual Roundtable Networking

FREE for Members Only! Tell us how you spent your summer!

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Sep 10

Young Professionals Group Workshop

Building A Strong Financial Future: Strategies for your Retirement

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Sep 16

Gregory Slater, MDOT Secretary

As newly appointed Secretary of MDOT, hear Mr. Slater's priorities and goals for the various departments that fall under his leadership. How has COVID-19 impacted their future projects? What will the future of transportation look like in our region?

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Sep 23

T3 Series: Greater Washington Partnership | Transit-Oriented Development

The GWP will discuss the findings of their study on the TOD of Anne Arundel & Prince George's Counties

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About Summer Youth Initiative

PROGRAM INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

The Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Aviation Administration, along with industry partners, will take 50 students from Baltimore City inside of one of the most fascinating workplaces in the world for one week. They will be immersed in the exciting work environment at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, including daily flight operations, security, transportation, and many businesses in the airport community. This unique opportunity will expose the kids to the wide range of jobs and careers available in one of Maryland's largest employment centers.

The program includes going onto the airfield, observing air operations from the flight tower, visiting BWI Airport's Fire & Rescue Department, learning about the Transportation Security Administration and Customs & Border Protection, canine demonstrations, airport security training facilities, climbing into snow removal equipment, and interaction with the people who work in a variety of interesting jobs. 

 

Each day includes inspirational speakers from diverse backgrounds who talk about the importance of education, hard work, commitment, and the personal discipline required to achieve career goals. This is a life-changing experience for our youth. Please help our students discover their possibilities!