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Michigan Works Southeast




Michigan Works! Southeast is this region's largest employment resource. In affiliation with Pure Michigan Talent Connect, this organization offers programs and services to assist individuals of every skill level from every field or industry.

Some of the services provided by Michigan Works! include:

  • Adult Education
  • Job searches 
  • Employability skills training
  • Services for laid off workers
  • Disability services 

Workforce Initiative

MWSE! is dedicated to making sure that businesses have the skilled workforce they need and that jobseekers are connected to prospective employers. SCMW! also seeks to match company needs with the jobseeker's interests and skill set. Workforce initiatives are driven by alignment with economic development, education, and strong relationships within the business community.  

  • Economic Development: Partnership for Regional Solutions connects economic and workforce development
  • Education: Regional Business Fellowship connects businesses and educators to develop curriculums and training tools.
  • Business Solutions Professional Certification: Serves the business community through collaborative workforce teams, economic development, and education professionals
  • Entrepreneurship: Provide programs and resources that evaluate business opportunities and develop action plans for business ownership
  • STEM: Survey and initiatives in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Adult Education and GED Prep

Michigan Works! Southeast's Adult Education Program includes GED Prep. For more information, please visit the MWSE Adult Education page. For more information about the GED test subjects and requirements, please visit the official GED website.


MWSE! Youth Activities

Michigan Works! Southeast youth activities are for any individual between the ages of 16 and 21 who are seeking to: gain employment, complete education, or continue education. Eligibility is based upon income and performance standards.


 The following documentation is required for enrollment:

  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Signed Social Security card
  • Michigan ID or driver's license
  • Past 6 months of family income

 Youth Services

  • GED Preparation and Completion
  • Job Preparation Assistance
  • Paid Work Experience
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Scholarship/Financial Aid Application Assistance
  • College/Career Development Counseling
  • Employability Skills Training
  • Employer/Occupational Talent Tours