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
COVID-19: Lost your job? We're here to help!
Unsure if or when you are going to return to work? We are here for you! With so many uncertainties, let us connect you with career opportunities & resources to help you through this time.
The number one priority of Michigan Works! Southeast is the safety of our team members, customers, partners and the communities we serve. As a result of COVID-19, we are rapidly changing the way in which we provide services to our customers.
All services and workshops will be offered virtually or by appointment-only and Employer of the Day events have been postponed until further notice.
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
- Veterans Services
- Training Opportunities
- Workshops & Events
- Resource Room
- Adult Education
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
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!
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 job seekers could receive:
- Paid training at a real workplace
- Financial aid toward certifications
- GED® / Highschool Diploma Completion
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.
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!
From hiring events to free expungement fairs Michigan Works! Southeast offers a variety of events throughout the year.
Our resource rooms are available to all job 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!
- 1-1 Career Coaching
- Free Workshops
- GED® / Highschool Diploma Completion
- Transportation Assistance
- Paid Work Opportunities
- Summer Work Opportunities
- Dropout Prevention & Recovery
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.
*In-house instruction is offered only in Hillsdale, Jackson, and Lenawee Counties.
- #MondayMotivation Laid off in 2018 & 2019, Brenda took advantage of our services. Attending workshops, resume consultations & interview preparation paid off, literally! “I really appreciate everything they did to help land me back on my feet at a scary time.” #MIWorks #Success