Welcome to Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation.
DESC provided services to over 23,000 jobseekers last program year, and over 1,500 Metro-Detroit businesses. Through our partnerships with community-based and faith-based organizations, foundations and many others, we provide employers with access to the broadest talent pool in Detroit, and jobseekers with the widest range of job-related services.
General Motors Co. and the national non-profit Girls Who Code announced a partnership to close the gender gap in science and technology fields by empowering young girls to pursue interests in computing, technology and manufacturing.
Enrollment for the 2017 Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program officially opened Wednesday along with a goal of raising more than $10 million to employ 8,000 city youth this summer.
One of the fastest growing sectors in Detroit, in both number of jobs and career potential, is the IT sector. Thousands of jobs are available, including software developers, database administrators and system analysts.
Returning citizen Robert Gardner shares his challenging journey to obtain his CDLA license after receiving employment and training support by Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation and The Resource Network.
City of Detroit workforce agency Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation (DESC) announced Monday that it has hired Nicole Sherard-Freeman to serve as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.
Workforce training programs often have been the weak link in labor markets, with millions of dollars spent preparing people for jobs that don’t exist and giving them skills that aren’t in demand.
With the unemployment rate at 76% among newly released prisoners in Wayne County, the City of Detroit is using a $4.5-million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare inmates for jobs in environmental work, culinary arts and fork-lift operation.
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One-Stop Service Centers
Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation has locations that are strategically positioned throughout Detroit to service residents and provide a knowledgeable workforce to employers. DESC has three One-Stop Service Centers located in East, Southwest and Northwest Detroit.
- Samaritan Center, 5555 Conner, Detroit, MI 48213
- SER Metro, 9301 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48210
- Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers, Detroit, MI 48235
We also have neighborhood access points located around the city providing access to basic jobseeker services, so you can be sure that there is always a facility close to you.