Young Professionals Summer Program
Michigan Works! Berrien, Cass, Van Buren
Workforce Development Focus
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Workforce Issue 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.