The Oakland County Michigan Works! Youth Program provides high quality, services for young adults beginning with career exploration.

Our Oakland County Youth Specialists deliver continued support towards educational attainment, job skill enhancement through:

  • Workshops and comprehensive guidance
  • Support services
  • Financial literacy
  • Job exploration activities such as our Talent Tours, MiCareerQuest events and Work Experience.


Gain assistance paying for tuition, supplies and books.

Paid Internships

Gain relevant knowledge and the skills required to succeed in a specific career field while making some money through an hourly wage.


Learn and earn with an apprenticeship. Learn a skilled trade alongside those in the industry while working towards and industry recognized credential. 

Learn More About Apprenticeships

Young Professionals Program

Employment and mentorship program setting the stage for life-long careers and opening young minds to new industries and occupations. 

Young Professionals Program


The region’s largest Interactive Career Exploration event for High School students.

Learn More About MiCareerQuest

Manufacturing Day

Celebration of modern manufacturing – an opportunity for students to tour advanced manufacturing facilities across the region.

Learn More About Manufacturing Day

​Our Locations

Call the nearest Michigan Works! location to find out how we can help.