Programs That Support Work

Michigan Works!

A Michigan Works! One-Stop Service Center can help you with your job search or career planning. There are more than 90 local Michigan Works! centers statewide.


Michigan Works! One-Stop Service Centers offer free services, including:

  • Help finding a job
  • Tests to see what skills you have
  • Job training
  • Career counseling
  • Help creating or updating a resume
  • Mock interviews
  • Workshops

Your local center can tell you about all the services they offer. They can also tell you about local employers who are hiring and teach you the basics of how to do a job search. Plus, each center has equipment that can help you with your job search, including telephones, copy machines, computers with Internet access, computers specialized for those with hearing or visual impairments, and printers.


To find a Michigan Works! Service Center near you, call 1-800-285-9675 (1-800-285-WORKS) or visit

Other Online Resources

Pure Michigan Talent Connect offers:

  • Statewide job listings
  • Online guides and tutorials that teach you how to best use the job listings
  • Online presentations about the 14 "soft skills" that employers look for, like communication, collaboration, and critical thinking
  • Details about apprenticeships for on-the-job training
  • A statewide calendar of career and job fairs (a great way to meet and talk with potential employers)

Pathfinder has details about possible careers, schools, apprenticeships, and other programs in Michigan. offers information on careers in the professional trades, including manufacturing, automotive, information technology, healthcare, and construction.

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