You have career plans. Let us help!

It’s really that easy! Michigan Works! Southeast offers services to individuals who are currently underemployed, unemployed or looking for a career change. Our unique approach provides access to customized services that have been developed to help you transition into a quality career.


People landed a job!


Benefited from our services


July 2020 - June 2021

Have you served in the military?

You're eligible for Priority of Service! Let us know you’re a veteran so you can take advantage of the additional resources we offer.

Our Services

At Michigan Works! Southeast, we are the premier solution for your employment goals and we are excited to work with you!

All services are offered free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Career Services

We’re here to connect you to better future! No matter where you are in your job search, we will provide the resources you need to land a career. Our centers offer a wide variety of services from 1-1 career advising, resume and cover letter review, and much more. In addition, we have a vast network of educators, employers, and community partners that can take your career to the next level!

Some of our services include:

  • Resources for veterans
  • Resume & Cover Letter Assistance
  • 1-1 Career Advising
  • Mock interviews
  • Free workshops
  • Job Fairs & hiring information
  • Fidelity Bonding
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Veterans Services

Have you served in the military? Let us know! We offer priority of service to military veterans, meaning vets and their eligible spouses take precedence in all of our services.

Our centers are home to Veterans Career Advisors who specialize in your needs. Your Veterans Career Advisor will work 1-1 with you to identify and overcome challenges to employment. These could include resume development, interviewing skills, housing or transportation assistance, training opportunities, and much more!

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Training Opportunities

It’s essential that you gain the skills needed to compete in the 21st Century economy and we’re here to support you! Michigan Works! Southeast can connect you to training providers for a variety profession such as Nursing, Transportation, and more. We also offer free workshops available to all individuals.

Eligible career seekers could receive:

  • Paid training at a real workplace
  • Financial aid toward certifications
  • GED® / Highschool Diploma Completion
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Workshops & Events


Our monthly workshops offer a wide variety of interactive classes to help anyone become ready for employment. Regardless if you are experienced or considering employment for the first time, we have a workshop for you.

Click Here to View Our Workshops!

Employer of the Day

We regularly invite employers to host open interviews for their job openings. This is a great opportunity to network and get hired!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn to learn about upcoming Employer of the Day events.

Special Events

From hiring events to free expungement fairs Michigan Works! Southeast offers a variety of events throughout the year.

Click Here to View Our Events Calendar!

Resource Room

Our resource rooms are available to all career seekers free of charge. In addition to computers, telephones, and fax machines you will have access to our friendly and knowledgeable team members who are happy to assist you.

When you visit our center; you'll find:

  • Computers, Phones, and Fax Machines
  • Friendly & knowledgeable staff
  • Current job postings
  • Labor Market Information
  • Resume assistance
  • Unemployment information


Michigan Works! Southeast offers youth services to individuals between the ages of 16-24 to assist with educational and employment goals. Guided by a Career Advisor, each youth will develop a unique plan to meet their goals & personal development. Our team will assist you in career exploration, help identify your skills and connect you with resources to boost your skills to be marketable in today’s economy!

We offer:

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Adult Education

Tossing around the idea of completing your High School Diploma or equivalency? We want to connect with you! Offering in house instruction in most of our locations, we are your one-stop shop for all of your educational needs. Our programs are designed around individualized instruction so you can have one on one attention with our instructors to help reach your goals. We are your link to post secondary education as well as a great hub of resources throughout your time with us. Services are free and we may be able to assist with the cost of testing. Some eligibility requirements may apply.

Find a Program That's Right for You

*In-house instruction is offered only in Hillsdale, Jackson, and Lenawee Counties.

Celebrating Success

July 18, 2023

Mackenzie N.

Mackenzie arrived at Michigan Works! Southeast with what felt like the world on her shoulders as she struggled to identify her passion or career path.  She worked closely with her Career Advisor to discover she held a passion for helping others.  Now with a clear goal, Michigan Works! Southeast helped […]
July 18, 2023

Landon B

Landon wanted a career at Consumers Energy, but the training costs required stood in the way of his goals.  Seeking assistance, Landon turned to Michigan Works! Southeast, who helped cover the cost of training at Jackson College. Landon’s hard work paid off as he earned a credential from Jackson College […]
July 18, 2023

Abbe M.

Abbe is a single mother who sought a career that allowed her to balance work and childcare.  Michigan Works! Southeast connected Abbe to training, where she studied to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).  With the exam approaching, Abbe embraced her new career path with enthusiasm, knowing the bright future […]