Young people are the future of the Upper Peninsula’s economy and workforce. Getting a job at a young age teaches work ethic, and what it’s like to make money for themselves and may even inspire the career they choose to pursue.
The Mind Trekkers program brings science alive to students across the country.
Brian Sarvello, Apprenticeship Manager, sat down with Alyssa and Elizabeth from TV 6 to discuss National Apprenticeship Week and the opportunities apprenticeships provide.
On September 21, Jim Messer, Business Services Manager with U.P. Michigan Works!, visited the TV 6 station in Negaunee to discuss the Going PRO Talent Fund.
Chris joined Alyssa from TV 6 to discuss what makes up a winning resume and what shouldn’t be added to your personal marketing document.
On May 11, Darren Widder, Policy and Programs Manager with Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, joined Alyssa from TV 6 to discuss our Clean Slate UP program and the upcoming Clean Slate UP events happening in the central and western Upper Peninsula.
Amy Kraatz, MiLEAP Grant Coordinator with Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, visited TV 6 to discuss employee retention and how U.P. Michigan Works! is using MICA funding to convene organizations and address workforce challenges.
This week, Hanna Duckwall, Director of Talent Services with U.P. Michigan Works!, visited TV 6 to discuss our upcoming Clean Slate UP Expungement Event taking place in Marquette on March 23.
Getting involved in clubs, groups, sports, and more can be intimidating when you are in college. If you don’t know anyone it can be difficult to go alone. However, this is completely normal and something that everyone goes through. I saw an AMA poster on one of the whiteboards in my classroom and decided to check it out. I was so nervous on the way there and even once I got there. I felt much better when I started talking to members.
The State of Michigan, Upper Peninsula Michigan Works!, and Great Start to Quality are joining forces for an upcoming virtual job fair.