Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation

Employers

Whether you’re looking to recruit talent, or train existing or new staff, DESC can help.

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Jobseekers

Detroit at Work is DESC’s jobseeker platform, providing access the jobs, training and other supportive services.

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Contact Us

To contact DESC, please call 313-876-0674, or click here to email us. Jobseekers can contact Detroit at Work on 313-962-WORK(9675).

DESC & Detroit At Work

Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation is the City of Detroit’s workforce agency and a member of the Michigan Works Agency network. If you need a partner to help you connect with Detroit talent, training programs to help the talent you have, or labor market intelligence to plan for the future – we’re here to help. Through our ‘Detroit at Work’ platform, we also connect thousands of Detroiters to jobs, training and other supportive services every year.

Watch the video below to view one of the many ways DESC and Detroit at Work have helped employers and jobseekers.

Entrepreneurship Training Academy

We are piloting a training academy for aspiring entrepreneurs who wish to become an Amazon Delivery Service Partner so we can create an era of generational wealth for Detroiters.
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Career Centers

Detroit at Work operates nine career centers throughout the city of Detroit with the help of our partners. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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DESC by the Numbers

Our success continues to grow with employers and Detroiters, helping them meet their goals.

4,718
Jobs Placed
40,097
Residents Served Through Detroit at Work
2,311
Residents completed training
$11.7M
Raised for GDYT
33%
Increase in Hourly Wage Since 2016

Testimonials

After considering several cities, Clearcover selected Detroit to house our customer experience group. Detroit’s resiliency and knack for innovation was evident throughout our search. Detroit at Work has been a wonderful partner by sourcing quality talent, introducing us to other Detroit-based organizations, and providing meaningful guidance on how to navigate Michigan’s abundance of opportunities. We look forward to continuing and expanding the partnership with Detroit at Work in the years to come.

Heidi Craun
Michigan native and Clearcover Head of Customer Experience

We are pleased that 4,100 Detroit residents have received offers to join the team at the Detroit Assembly Complex – Mack plant to build the all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee L. As a result of our strong partnerships with area residents, this project will have lasting benefits for the entire community,

Ron Stallworth
Senior manager, State and Local Government Relations, Stellantis.

THANKS TO OUR CAREER CENTER PARTNERS

We extend a huge ‘thank you’ to the partners who help us maintain and manage our nine career centers around the city of Detroit