Shiawassee RESD – December 6th, nine high school students from Shiawassee County participated in a talent tour, first touring the welding program at Baker College of Owosso. They met with the instructor who explained the sixteen week welding program, which includes training in Arc, MIG, TIG, and Stick welding. Students learned they are eligible for […]

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TI Automotive recently had two individuals complete successful On-The-Job Training experiences, Renee Burnham and Joseph Dybilas! This facility location has an extremely experienced, capable and loyal workforce. The average length of years a person has worked there is 30+ years with approx. 30 employees having 40 years or more of service! Following several years of […]

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24-year-old Mariah Irion came to GST Michigan Works! after the business she was employed at for 8 years was a complete loss due to a fire. As a dislocated worker drawing unemployment, Mariah qualified for a training scholarship and completed CNA class at Delta College, obtaining a CNA license.  With a long-term goal of being […]

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Zolene Anter, age 17 and a recent homeschooled high school graduate, had just started her first job doing seasonal general labor on a local farm when she came to GST Michigan Works! in August of 2017. She wanted to further her education in a field that would offer the opportunity to help others while providing […]

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  Shiawassee County – Paul Gilbert attended a WIOA Career Services orientation at the Owosso Service Center in March of 2018. He was referred to GSTMW through the Offender Success Program and was looking for guidance to becoming career ready and self-sufficient.  He was interested in the manufacturing or food service industry.  Paul attended workshops, […]

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Flint – Brian Clark dropped out of high school in the 10th grade and desired a sense of purpose in his life. He decided to contact the Metro Flint Youth Build (MFYB) program to resume his education and receive career training through the B-CON (Building and Green Construction Program). The GST Michigan Works! Career Services […]

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After being in self-contained classrooms since elementary school- and being enrolled in JAG as his first non-inclusive class, Tyce Echols was chosen to be part of a Mott Workforce Development JMG Work Experience program in collaboration with TJ Maxx, where he has been employed at since January 23, 2019.  Mr. Echols faced transportation barriers, lack […]

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