Colleges and Programs

Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning – Here is a convenient list of all the colleges and universities in Michigan with a direct link to financial aid offices.

Michigan DOE – As with any state’s government educational website, you can find so much information relative to your own public education needs. Food and nutrition, grants, meal programs, career and technical education, family engagement, teacher services and student assessment…..to name just a few. In addition, there is a handy list of ‘Top Topics’ available on the home page.

 

Job Seekers and Career

Michigan Works – This site has extensive material relative to your job search, training and information about Michigan employers, events and news. Of particular interest in the guided step-approach to finding a job.

Pure Michigan Talent Connect – There is a great home page end-user interface on this website that will prompt you relative to the nature of your job search…..by employer, latest postings, keyword search.

Choose Michigan – This website presents you with the opportunity to search career openings by industry. Technology, mobility, engineering, design, aerospace and healthcare are emphasized.

MIREAP (Michigan Regional Education Applicant Placement) – This online recruitment tool is provided as a service to state educators. The application process is based on one simple system that will allow you to apply to numerous job opportunities as they become open and based on criteria.

Michigan Civil Service Commission, Employment – Interested in employment in civil service? Take a look at this website for helpful information on testing, employment, benefits and career services.

State of Michigan Job Openings – ‘Shop’ here for state government sponsored internships, apprenticeships, employment and workshops.

MNA (Michigan Nonprofit Association) – Job and internship seekers, you may want to stop here and take a look at the current nonprofit postings.

MASA (Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators) – The most recent jobs within the Michigan school system are listed here for your convenience. Further searching on various parameters is available as well.

Michigan Construction, Jobs – This group is supported by Michigan community industry employers and educational programs that are looking for workers to help build Michigan. A multitude of construction job descriptions are available to help you find your niche. As well, a ‘sexiest job of the week’ is routinely posted.

 

Leadership and Development

Michigan Technology Integration Training Initiative – This .pdf document was prepared for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation prepared by Fouts & Associate, LLC. It is well worth the read as you get a very clear picture of the direction of and support being given to technology’s integration into the educational environment.

HCAM (Healthcare Association of Michigan) – This organization represents nurses and rehab communities (profit as well as nonprofit), medical care and hospital-based providers. It’s a great resources for any of these entities as information is easy to find and thorough.

Michigan Education Association – If you are an education professional in the state of Michigan, be sure to check out this organization. Self-governing and represents over 120,000 teachers, education support professionals and higher education employees.

Michigan Education Foundation – This organization is for those professionals passionate about quality K-12 education in the state. Its mission is focused on being a catalyst for the creation and growth of Michigan education foundations state-wide.

The Center, Michigan Manufacturing Technology Initiative – Blogs, events and classes depending on your support and service needs may be found on this website.

 

Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

Michigan Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.

Michigan State License Search – Use this convenient search tool to find out if your new venture requires a state license or search existing licenses list to see whether or not you need a license or permit.

Michigan SBDC (Small Business Development Center) – This .pdf file is a super helpful and extensive read on starting and operating a small business in Michigan.

 

Veterans

Michigan Dept. of Military and Veteran Affairs – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.

Michigan Veterans Affairs Association – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.

The American Legion – Michigan – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.

Michigan State Veteran Benefits – The state of Michigan provides several veteran benefits and they are explained here.