Young Professionals

Educate • Empower • Employ

Services of Michigan Works! Young Professionals are designed to support eligible 16-24-year-olds with educational achievements, career exploration & guidance, job readiness and provide opportunities for skills training.

Michigan Works! Young Professionals are young adults engaged in activities and education that lead to employment, careers and self-sufficiency.


  • High school completion
  • G.E.D Preparation
  • Training with tuition assistance
  • College certificate programs
  • Associate’s degree
  • Vocational training
  • Short-term occupational skills


  • Individualized support, mentoring, and case management
  • Job readiness workshops
  • Résumé development
  • Interview preparation
  • Career exploration
  • College access
  • Support services
  • Interviewing/work clothing
  • Transportation
  • Referrals to organizations to overcome various barriers
  • Leadership skills
  • Money management


  • Individual employment assistance from a Placement Specialist
  • Paid Work Experience
  • On-the-Job Training