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Maryland New Directions, Inc.

Rating: 4.8 stars   212 reviews 3,035

Nonprofit Issues:

Mental Health

Address:

2700 N. Charles St. Suite 200 Baltimore MD 21218 USA

Mission:

To provide comphrensive career counseling, employment assistance, and post-employment support to people who are in life and career transition.

Results:

Since 1973, Maryland New Directions has served over 130,000 individuals looking to become self-sustaining through employment. From 2008-2012 in our Career Focus program alone, 1,527 low-income Baltimore residents received career services and skills training and among them, 712 job-ready clients obtained employment. 86% of those employed retained their jobs for at least 1 year with average earnings of $11 per hour.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

300

Geographic areas served:

Baltimore City

Programs:

Career Focus

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Reviews for Maryland New Directions, Inc.

Rating: 4 stars  

I have a lot about metric system program .I learn that it will help me in future Port of Baltimore logistic department.

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Rating: 5 stars  

its a very good program,looking forward to joining what else MND has to offer

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Rating: 5 stars  

I was unemployed for 2 years while taking care of a terminally ill relative. I applied to quite a few jobs with no success then a friend told me about the Maryland New directions program and I signed up. I have to say that it is the best decision that I have ever made. The information that i have learned here at New Directions, I am sure will help me to succeed in finding employment and I would recommend this program to anyone.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The course is an excellent way to upgrade your professional and interviewing skills. It also helps you prepare for the right career and job that you are applying for.

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Rating: 5 stars  

was very delightful to hear of such a great program.i am forever graceful to been accepted for mnd

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Rating: 5 stars  

I learned a great deal in the class. All of the classes were very helpful in learning all about the Port and how all the goods come through the Port.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I came to this program with concerns of what will I be learning to gain employment. Little did I know that this program provided information for me to enact with a group of people that I never knew to make decisions and learn the business of the company that I would like to work with some day. there is much more I have learn and I am so excited, and it's only been one week. I look forward to the next two weeks in learning how to present and conduct myself for employment. Happy hunting.
Mr. Andre E Brown

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Rating: 5 stars  

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I graduated from college two years ago and have been looking for a job for the last five months. I turned down a job right after graduation because I wanted to help my brother run a snowball business that he and I were in partnership with. Because it has been two years since my graduation and I wasn't hired in the field of my study it has made it hard for me to find a job. My guess is that employers have made negative judgments against me because of that and turned me down. I found out about Maryland New Directions two days before the Maritime Employment program started on June 11, 2015 from a friend of mine. I called the number that my friend gave me and the receptionist signed me up and two days later I was chosen for the program from a lengthy list of people who were also interested.

The program is an excellent one, rivaling any college course I have ever studied. You'll learn more in this three-week program than a typical three-month college course. You'll learn interview skills as well as a firm grasp of the international shipping industry that goes on in every port across the world. You'll also get to network with professionals in the maritime shipping industry that a typical person may not know about. This is a great program, I would rate it A+ even if I were to compare to a college course!

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Rating: 5 stars  

I was brought into new directions in the second class by ms Claire and I am learning so much I am greatly apreciative

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Maryland New Direction is a good nonprofit that will help you better yourself.

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