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What is the Michigan New Jobs Training Program?

MNJTP Brochure - click to downloadDesigned as an economic development tool, the Michigan New Jobs Training Program allows community colleges to provide free training for employers that are creating new jobs and/or expanding operations in Michigan.  The training for the newly hired workers is paid by capturing the state income tax associated with the new employees' wages. 

This is a local program - individual community colleges work directly with employers and local economic development to support job creation.  There are no restrictions by industry or employer size.

For a program brochure, please click here.

For a summary of the Michigan New Jobs Training Program, including participating colleges and employers, please click here

Economic Impact Analysis

The Anderson Economic Group conducted an economic impact analysis of the Michigan New Jobs Training Program. For a one-page summary of the key findings, please click here. For the full report, please click here.

What is the first step for interested employers or economic developers?

Contact the Michigan New Jobs Training Program liaison for your local community college.  For a list of the program liaisons at the community college campuses, please click here


Contact Dr. Adriana Phelan at (517) 372-4350 or  You can also contact your local community college directly.  Please use the Michigan map above to locate your regional community college and identify the program contact.

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