Nursing Dream Achieved

“Michigan Works! has been a wonderful program! Not only has it helped me financially, it has also provided me with resources to help me succeed within my nursing program. Nursing school was hard but Michigan Works! helped me through it and provided me with the support I needed to finish and build my dream career!”


Ambition in the Medical Field

With tuition assistance Matthew earned his Central Sterile Processing Technician certificate and is taking his first step toward becoming a doctor. ‘Always give something a shot, you never know what could happen!’


Young Professional Lands Her Dream Job

I always wanted to become a CNA to care for elders. With Young Professionals tuition assistance I’m now a licensed CNA and can love and care for them in their time of need. It’s what makes me complete!


All Smiles

Michigan Works! allowed me to not stress about the financials. I was able to fully focus on my schoolwork which helped me with my learning and grades.


Gaining Control

Gaining Control Clinton Township Career Center Submitted by Daione Buford Conner joined the Michigan Works! Young Professionals (YP) in March 2022. Twenty-two years old at the time, he was un-employed and very interested in robotics. He actively worked with the YP staff to complete enrollment and attended work readiness skills workshops. Approved for training assistance, […]

Course Correction

Course Correction Port Huron Career Center  Submitted by Christine Suiter Katlyn came to Michigan Works! in the spring of 2022. She was supporting her-self by working part-time in the restaurant industry and had been accepted into a medical training program at St. Clair County Community College (SC4). Katlyn was referred to the Young Professionals (YP) […]

MiCareerQuest Southeast- Sponsors & Exhibitors Needed

Region’s largest hands-on career fair showcasing 200+ occupations to 8,000 students on November 14, 2023 Seeking businesses to exhibit at and sponsor this event. Get Involved! Join us at MiCareerQuest Southeast Contact Brooklyn Frontiera at (248) 452-2260 or email for more information.  

Continued: Navigating the Career Search After Graduation

June is Youth Employment Month! We are wrapping this month up with helpful tips to help you navigate the career search after graduation. Click here to read the first part of the article. Use Your Network According to CNBC, several recent graduates had a great piece of advice: Use your resources! Being early in your […]

Navigating the Career Search After Graduation

If you have recently graduated, you may be feeling the pressure to get a career after graduation. There is no magic formula for finding a career, however, there are plenty of tips and tricks to help you stay organized and diligent during your job search. Below are career searching tips to help you land your […]

Job Seeker Turns a Setback into a Comeback

  Job seeker Josh L. came to Michigan Works! in March 2018 looking for a fresh start. He had significant barriers affecting his ability to secure and retain stable employment. At twenty-three years old, Josh knew he wanted to make a big change in his life, but realized he needed a little guidance and possibly […]