On-the-Job Training (OJT)

OJT is an essential tool that can help job seekers successfully re-enter the workforce. The program offers an incentive to employers for hiring eligible job seekers and providing them new skills training.

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Connection to Business Service representatives who work closely with local employers
  • Work as a team on your behalf to achieve employment goals
  • Access to current job openings
  • Assistance with career exploration and preparation
  • Training in a demand occupation
  • Improved marketability
  • Supportive services
  • Work towards long-term employment

Job Seekers are Saying

“When I was giving up hope, Michigan Works! presented me with an opportunity for change. With hard work and dedication, I now have the career of my dreams, I love what I do and who I work for.”
N. Salisbury

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Job Seekers are Saying

“I was pleased to learn I was considered for a position at MISC.  I am very thankful to Michigan Works, and look forward to continued employment opportunities at MISC.”
J. Kimbrough

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OJT give you access to…

  • Classroom and job training programs
  • Participating OJT employers
  • Current job openings
  • The CIRCUIT workshops
  • Resume and application review
  • Assessment and screening
  • Job fairs and interviewing

Assistance with…

  • OJT program eligibility determination
  • Interviewing preparation
  • Certification exploration
  • Customized training development
  • Registered Apprenticeship coordination

Follow Up-Services

  • Post-training communication

General Eligibility Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age
  • U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Meet OJT program eligibility requirements
  • Position must be full time
  • Wage must pay at least $12.00 an hour
  • No previous work history with the OJT Company
  • Participant is not related to the employer

Eligibility must be completed and approved PRIOR to start of OJT Program

For further questions contact your nearest Career Center

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