Our Value to Job Seekers

  • Build skills and self confidence to be competitive.
  • Demonstrate and enhance a professional image.
  • Lead people to the right job opportunity.
  • Provide tools for success.
  • Help people overcome barriers.
  • Empower employees and job seekers to succeed.
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! employment support

Employment Support

  • Get help writing a resume or filling out an application.
  • Learn interviewing tips and practice mock interviews.
  • Access technology (phone, fax, copy, scan, email, print).
  • Learn to use technology (all skill levels).
  • Explore work readiness and interest inventories.
  • Acquire soft skills.
  • Learn effective job searching techniques.
  • Much more! Contact us
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! career support

Career Support

  • Matching workers to employment opportunities.
  • Overcoming barriers to getting a job or staying employed.
  • Changing careers.
  • Connecting to apprenticeships, work experiences and on-the-job training.
  • Attaining a certification, credential or license.
  • Exploring career pathways.
  • Training that leads to industry recognized credentials for in-demand jobs.
  • Access to high quality workforce services for individuals with disabilities.
  • Workforce Development Programs that meet the needs of local employers.
  • Much more! Contact us
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Youth Support under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

  • Tutoring, study skills training, and instruction.
  • Dropout prevention and recovery services.
  • Paid and unpaid work experiences.
  • Summer employment opportunities.
  • Pre-apprenticeship programs, internships, job shadowing and on-the-job training opportunities.
  • Financial literacy education.
  • Career awareness, career counseling, and career exploration services.
  • Activities that help youth prepare for, and transition to, post-secondary education and training.
  • Much more! Contact us
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! General Support for Youth

General Support for Youth

  • Talent Tours – behind-the-scenes look at local businesses and work opportunities.
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE) events like UP Skills Challenge and UP Professional Trades Careers Day.
  • Jobs for Michigan Graduates (JMG) – equipping young adults with the skills to win at school, employment and beyond.
  • Career exploration, job shadowing, and work experiences.
  • Much more! Contact us
Upper Peninsula Michigan Works! Specialized Support

Specialized Support

  • Partnership, Accountability, Training, Hope (PATH) – work readiness for participants of the Family Independence Program.
  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) – losing a job as a result of foreign trade.
  • Returning Citizens – employment for those seeking a second chance.
  • Re-Employment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) – return to work faster.
  • Much more! Contact us
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Job Seeker assistance is closer than you think. Contact one of our offices today: