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!’
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!
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 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 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) […]
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 MiCareerQuestSE@OakGov.com for more information.
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 […]
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 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 […]
In September 2019, the Young Professionals were first introduced to Matao B. when he contacted the Michigan Works! Career Center looking for full-time employment. He was a motivated nineteen-year-old but lacked work experience. Matao was soon involved in an on-the-job training opportunity earning $12 per hour as a materials handler. He successfully completed the 480-hour […]