Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation

Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation




Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) became the city of Detroit’s workforce agency in 2012. DESC is part of the Michigan Works! Association and a proud partner of the American Job Center network. DESC regularly partners with political and community leaders, employers, community-based organizations, and stakeholders to raise awareness regarding education and workforce issues facing Detroit residents. DESC serves as the fiscal and administrative entity that provides workforce employment and training services for the City of Detroit. DESC reports to the Mayor’s Workforce Development Board (MWDB), which was appointed by the Mayor of the City of Detroit and is responsible for developing the strategy for Detroit’s workforce development service delivery system.

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In Demand Occupations

Construction, Transportation, Information Technology, Health Care, Manufacturing, Retail, Hospitality, Entertainment

Driver Employers

American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., Ascension Michigan, Beaumont Hospital, Chase Bank, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit Public Schools Community District, DTE, Energy Infrastructure Solutions, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Flagstar Bank, Ford Motor Company, Henry Ford Health System, Ideal Group, Ilitch Holdings, Inc., James Group International, Motor City Casino & Hotel, Rock Ventures, Rush Trucking, Shinola, State of Michigan, Strategic Staffing Solutions, WalbridgeWalker-Miller Energy Services, Wayne County Community College District, Wayne State University


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