Career Pathways

Becoming a Wind Power Technician

Learn what it takes to make it as a Wind Power Technician.

June 22nd, 2023|

Michigan State University Interior Design Program Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour through the Interior Design Program space and how it’s used by students in the Human Ecology Building at Michigan State University.

June 22nd, 2023|

Owning a Business with Wired Off-Road

Learn what it is like to run your own business with Wired Off-Road. What are the skills needed to branch out on your own?

June 21st, 2023|

How CTE Classes are preparing students for the future

From early childhood education to auto detailing & refinishing and film production, students at the Frederick V. Pankow Center in Clinton Township, Michigan are getting real job opportunities and advantages in their field through Career & Technical Education (CTE) classes.

March 27th, 2023|

The JOBS Project with Detroit Action | Future of Work Town Hall

Life after prison can be difficult for returning citizens, especially as they attempt to return to the workforce. Returning citizens who were formerly incarcerated face disparate chances to land a job.

November 10th, 2022|

Michigan Barber School Reflects on 75 Years of Training Black Barbers and Hair Stylists

The Michigan Barber School, a historic Detroit barbershops and school that’s known for providing training opportunities to aspiring African American barbers and hairstylists, celebrates its 75th anniversary this year. Founded in Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood in 1947, the barber school and public shop has since moved to a newer 6,000-square-foot space, but the school’s mission to prepare students for the barbering business hasn’t changed.

September 7th, 2022|

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Summer Jobs Program Benefits Youth, Employers and the City

The City of Detroit’s summer jobs program for youth ages 14-24 years old, ‘Grow Detroit’s Young Talent,’ is back for another season of hard work and learning. The program, which employed more than 8,000 local youth last year, hopes to achieve the same heights again this year. Grow Detroit’s Young Talent offers youth employment and training in a variety of jobs including community cleanups, event planning, accounting, retail, junior police or fire cadets and more.

April 5th, 2022|

BridgeDetroit | Detroit Church Hopes to Boost Worker-Owned Businesses in Latino Community

As she was leaving a supermarket in southwest Detroit in 2015, Maria Perez spotted a note on a bulletin board near the exit, saying a church not far from where she lived was training people for jobs. Perez had been looking for work and had a feeling this might lead to something. When she arrived at Grace in Action, an old funeral home-turned-church in the heart of Detroit’s Mexican community, she realized that this wasn’t job training, but a meeting about worker-owned cooperatives. She had no idea what a cooperative was, but decided to stay anyway.

February 2nd, 2022|

Future of Work Town Hall

Join One Detroit for our virtual town hall, “The Future of Work: Creating Quality Jobs to Rebuild the Middle Class” on Wednesday, October 27th. Our panelists will take a look at the state of the middle class in Detroit and examine the question: Where do we go from here? We’ll talk about the availability of middle class jobs, how to make Michigan competitive for jobs and growth, and finding the training and resources for a successful career.  

October 22nd, 2021|
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