Romona Irvin is one of the first graduates of the ‘Detroit at Work’ Healthcare program. A partnership between the City of Detroit, Oakland University School of Nursing and Focus: HOPE, ‘Detroit at Work’ is training Detroiters for careers in the healthcare industry.
The city of Detroit is launching a new career mentorship program at five of its high schools after winning $100,000 from the Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge and earning a spot as one of 35 “champion cities” competing for up to $5 million in grants.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced the kickoff of enrollment for his “Grow Detroit’s Young Talent” program.
Auto part supplier Flex-N-Gate has committed to hiring Detroiters first for the 400 jobs the company is creating with the construction of a new parts plant in the city’s I-94 Industrial Park.
Mayor Mike Duggan will deliver his fifth state of the city address Tuesday with plans to discuss new partnerships with Detroit schools in an effort to improve education for youth.
DESC offices and Detroit at Work Career Centers are closed Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents Day.
From now through February 28, Plumbers Local 98 is accepting applications for its apprentice program.
Detroit at Work is pleased to announce the date of the next Education and Training Fair, February 6 at Northwest Activities Center from 9am – 1pm.