Goal Getter – A Success Story

A woman in green scrubs stands in front of a brick wall.

Courtney reached out to the Marquette Michigan Works! Office after learning of the programs and services offered through a presentation in one of her nursing classes led by a Michigan Works! employee.

State Apprenticeship Expansion Success

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Jacob is a young adult from the central Upper Peninsula who sought to explore a career in manufacturing and needed assistance finding a work experience to increase his skills and marketability.

Great Lakes Boat Builder School Success – A Success Story

Alexander works on an engine.

Alexander Hofius wanted to have a career on the water. He had options, but he decided to continue his education in Michigan’s Eastern Upper Peninsula. He attended the Great Lakes Boat Building School in Cedarville to become a Marine Service Technician.

Life Changer – A Success Story

David stands in front of a Midwest Truck Driving School sign with a certificate in his hand, standing between two other men.

He said he never would have been able to obtain his CDL A and a full-time job if it had not been for the help of Michigan Works! David is a grateful participant, happy that he can now help support his family.

Hands-On Skills in a Real-World Job – A Success Story

Ryszard wears safety equipment as he works in a lab.

Ryszard was home from college, where he was studying Chemical Engineering and was looking for a job that would pay well and contribute to his future. Could we help him find higher-paying and more satisfying work? We were about to find out.

Career Change – A Success Story

Katie stands to the side of a customer's computer as she helps the customer navigate the Pure Michigan Talent Connect website.

With the endorsement from her case manager, Katie applied, interviewed, and was hired to join the Delta County office of Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!