JOB TRAINING RESOURCES
Michigan Works! offers programs and incentives to assist companies with their job training needs. Programs include: customized recruitment, pre-screen job applicants, basic skills assessment, on the job training, employment events, mentorship and assistance using MiTalent Connect and the Skilled Trades Training Fund. It is the one stop shop for employer job training resources!
Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University (CMU) is an academic community committed to the pursuit of knowledge, wisdom, discovery and creativity. CMU provides student-centered education and fosters personal and intellectual growth to prepare students for productive careers, meaningful lives and responsible citizenship in a global society. CMU adheres to the core values of integrity, respect, compassion, inclusiveness, social responsibility, excellence and innovation. Please see CMU’s Strategic Plan at: https://www.cmich.edu/about/Strategic_Planning/Pages/default.aspx.
Central Michigan University Career Services
Career Services at Central Michigan University has a variety of programs to connect talent to employers and students to jobs. Connect with them to keep informed about career-related trends, recent employment and internship opportunities and professional development opportunities.
CMU College of Business Administration
Central Michigan University’s College of Business Administration is a premier business college serving more than 2,300 students. The college offers an innovative, high quality, business-connected degree programs through the School of Accounting and the Departments of Business Information Systems, Economics, Finance and Law, Management, and Marketing and Hospitality Services Administration. The college recently added a $210,000 Bloomberg Trading Lab which allows students to monitor and analyze real-time financial market data and practice making trades on an electronic trading platform like those used on Wall Street. The historic Grawn Hall, home to the College of Business Administration, will soon be getting a $10.8 million renovation and expansion. Improvements will include a 6,600-square-foot, two-story addition on its west side and major enhancements to leading programs such as sales, logistics, entrepreneurship, and information systems.
CMU School of Engineering and Technology
Central Michigan University’s School of Engineering and Technology offers six 4-year Bachelor of Science degrees: Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Product Design Engineering Technology. They also offer a thesis-based graduate degree: Masters of Science in Engineering. The School’s faculty conduct research in bio-engineering, including biomaterials, biomechanics and biofluids, robotics and automation, micro-fabrication of devices, virtual reality system development, high-performance computing, numerical electromagnetics, haptics, vibrations and advanced materials characterization. Job placement rates are well above 90% with the vast majority of graduates choosing to start their careers in the State of Michigan.
Internship opportunities are also available to students in the CMU School of Engineering and Technology. For more information on what’s required and how your business may be able to get involved, visit the School of Engineering and Technology Internship Opportunities page.
Central Michigan University Research Corporation
CMURC is a nonprofit business incubator focused on advancing economic development in the community by leveraging the resources of Central Michigan University, the Mount Pleasant SmartZone, and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s 21st Century Jobs Trust Fund. Local, regional, and statewide partners assist to accelerate the success of entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and jobs. CMURC is a single source of contact providing physical space and essential business services. CMURC encourages interaction and partnerships, which accelerates emerging organizations to develop their ideas and bring them to market quickly.
Mid Michigan College
Mid Michigan College is a public community college founded in 1965, with full service locations and technical education centers in Harrison and Mt. Pleasant. The College offers one and two-year certificates and associate degrees in transfer, occupational, tech and trade, and health science programs. Mid prides itself on offering an affordable education that prepares students for a career or transfer to a university.
Mid Michigan College Workforce Training
Mid offers a wide variety of technical training programs that benefit to the middle Michigan business community. The locations in Mt. Pleasant and Harrison provide students with hands-on technical training, certification, internship opportunities, and skills development. Training programs are developed in conjunction with industry partners and include industrial trades, CAD, welding, CNC, plastics and more. Customized training is also available to meet specific business needs.
Mount Pleasant Area Tech Center
MPATC provides hands-on technical and professional training for Middle Michigan high school students and adults. With a highly experienced staff, state-of-the-art facilities and over 24 programs, career preparation is made easy. The Mt. Pleasant Area Technical Center serves both Gratiot and Isabella Counties and surrounding school districts.
Clare-Gladwin Career & Technical Education Center
Clare-Gladwin Career & Technical Education (CTE) provides what was previously recognized in local high schools as vocational education or skilled trades training. CTE offers that training to juniors and seniors at high schools in Beaverton, Clare, Farwell, Gladwin and Harrison in many diverse career fields, including Automotive Technology, Manufacturing, Culinary Arts, Construction Trades, Health Occupations, Digital Media, Welding Technology, Education Occupations, Criminal Justice and Business Management. Students learn valuable professional and personal skills that help prepare them for life after high school, whether it’s in college, the workforce or both. For more information, visit the CTE website at www.CTEitsworking.com
Pure Michigan Jobs Database
Pure Michigan Talent Connect is a collaborative effort of the State of Michigan’s Workforce Development Agency with the Talent Investment Agency and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. It is an online marketplace connecting Michigan’s job seekers and employers, and serves as a central hub linking all public and private stakeholders who support Michigan’s workforce. Pure Michigan Talent Connect serves as the state’s launching pad for both employers and job seekers pursuing new jobs, careers and talent.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College is a public community college that provides educational opportunities reflecting “Anishinaabe” values. The college is committed to maintaining a nurturing environment which inspires all people to attain a higher level of personal and academic success.