Register for work with the UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE AGENCY (UIA)

You may register for work through West Michigan Works! in person or virtually. Our staff are here to guide you through this process.

View the results of our Talent Survey

Michigan Works! conducts an annual survey to help workforce development teams and employers better understand the current state of the job market and workforce pool in Michigan.

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Get More With Michigan Works!

More skills. More career support services. More job opportunities. More money. Get more out of life by getting more out of work. West Michigan Works! can help you find what you’re looking for.



Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Want to work with a fun and supportive team? West Michigan Works! is looking for people like you!

We offer generous benefits including:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance

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Begin your career as an apprentice

Registered apprenticeships are paid work experiences that give workers the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in a high-demand job and the opportunity to pursue a career in a high-demand industry.

Learn how a manufacturing apprenticeship meets a local employer's talent needs.

Train your employees with an apprenticeship

A Registered Apprenticeship program is a proven, industry-driven training model that can help you build a highly-skilled workforce, reduce turnover costs and improve productively.

West Michigan Works! offers apprenticeship development in our region’s high-demand industries: health care, advanced manufacturing, construction, IT and agribusiness.