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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.


Governor and Mayor announce pilot to expand Detroit Promise college scholarship program to four-year colleges & universities

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan today joined with students, educators and the Detroit Regional Chamber to announce the expansion of the Detroit Promise college scholarship program to include free tuition at four-year educational institutions.

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Jobless rate ticks up to 5%; employers add 156K jobs

U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in September, a decent gain that reflects a steady economy but also a sign that hiring has slowed from its robust pace last year.

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TechHire Program Prepares Detroiters for IT Careers

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.

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Returning Citizens - Help them figure it out before they get out

For returning citizens, coming home to a job is a critical part of successfully transitioning out of a correctional facility. A new program for inmates is designed to help them figure it out before they get out.

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City workforce agency hires new CEO to accelerate opportunities for Detroiters

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.

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Detroit Program Puts 79 Low-Income Trainees Through Special Certifications

A program designed to assist unemployed and low-income Detroiters will present 79 graduates with environment construction certifications Friday.

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Detroit Prepares to Launch New Construction Jobs Training Program

As the number of major construction projects in Detroit continues to grow, the City is preparing to launch a new program designed to train Detroiters for careers in construction and skilled trades.

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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.

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.