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Young Professionals Summer Program

Healthcare Industry

Michigan Works!

Organizations Involved

Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren

Occupations Involved

Healthcare, general

Workforce Development Focus

Increasing number of healthcare workers

Workforce Issues Addressed

Attracting individuals to work in a healthcare profession


The Young Professionals Summer Program is an 18-week program for young adults ages 14-24 in southwest Michigan that provides career exploration, job readiness activities and a 6-week paid work experience. Career exploration includes occupations including but not limited to healthcare. The purpose of the program is to prepare youth for future employment in high-demand jobs, including occupations in the healthcare industry. The program is run through Michigan Works! of Berrien, Cass and Van Buren and is grant-funded by Michigan LEO-Workforce Development.

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