Oakland NEXT

 What is Oakland NEXT?

Oakland NEXT is the county’s innovative career exploration and training program targeted towards young adults 18-24 years old. 

The goal is to build our region's future workforce with bright, talented young professionals. 

Oakland County Michigan Works! service centers have specialized staff to help young adults:

  • Explore careers, 
  • Enroll in demand-driven training programs
  • Participate in paid internships.


 Partner Spotlight

Construction Jobs Academy of Michigan - Learn More!

Consturction Jobs Academy of Michigan

 We Can Help!

Free Education

Up to $4,000 in free education training

Community College

Attend community college or other school

Earn Incentives

Earn incentives by reaching your goals


Help completing FASFA

 Ready to Get Started?

Interested in any of our services or programs?  Fill out the application below and we'll contact you! 

Oakland NEXT Application