Find a Job

Find resources to help students find permanent employment, summer, after school jobs, or programs that will help students get placed in a job.

Michigan Works!

Michigan Works! – State system of Service Centers provides internet job search, career assessment assistance, resume and interview workshops, job training information.  Appointments can be made for help, or drop in.

Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC): Michigan Works! for Detroit

Southeast Michigan Community Alliance (SEMCA): Michigan Works! for Out-Wayne County

Local Job Programs For Youth

Black Family Development – Restoring our Youth – Provides summer employment opportunities along with other wrap around services such as academic and life skills support.

CARES – Career Awareness and Readiness Equals Success (CARES) is Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) work readiness and career awareness training program.

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent – Provides summer employment for students and those ages 14-21 along with work readiness training.

MI Bright Future – Provides a significant number of resources focused on connecting students to real-world experiences, including mentoring, job shadowing, career exploration, and much more.

Out-Wayne County Paid Work Experience – Places qualifying students, serves as employer of record, and visits the worksite to support administration of program and monitor student success.

Skilled Trades Job Fair – Hosted by the Occupational Programs department at Schoolcraft College.

Wayne County Foster Care Summer Youth Employment Program – Provides employment opportunities, along with other career related services for youth in foster care.

Youth Career Center – The Center is a Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) program linking Detroit residents ages 16-24 to education, training and a future career.

State and National Resource Links