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  • Career Center Office
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    (517) 768-5100

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    Need an entertaining and informative speaker for your next gathering? The Career Center Speakers Bureau  can provide the program you need for the next meeting of your organization, club, school, church, business, or civic group. Call 768-5211 for info.
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Welcome to the Jackson Area Career Center!

The Jackson Area Career Center provides exceptional career and technical education to high school juniors and seniors throughout Jackson County, and we are proud to invite you to learn more about the many possibilities and opportunities that the Career Center offers our students.

As one of the most valuable career preparation resources in the community, we're passionate about providing the best career and technical education possible, and we believe in each student's success! Our campus is a safe, friendly, high-tech environment where students come because they want to learn -- and when students really want to learn, the results can be amazing!

The Jackson Area College and Career Connection: Jackson County's NEW Early/Middle College!
The JAC3 Early/Middle College Program is a unique learning program and pathway for Jackson County high school students! Participants simultaneously earn their high school diploma, an Associate Degree, a technical/career credential, and the opportunity for employment upon graduation—all while remaining enrolled at their local high school. LEARN MORE!

Wondering about high-demand jobs and even MORE local training available? In response to concerns raised at Gov. Rick Snyder’s Economic Summit, the state launched the Career Liaison JUMP START programThis initiative supports the great work of our states Career and Tech Education Centers, and provides one career liaison for each of the 10 “Prosperity Regions” who support ways to connect employers, educators and students. For the Jackson County's region, Region 9, Dr. Michelle Shields is located at Jackson College. She is a resource to ALL high school students, parents and community members in identifying high-demand careers and training and educational programs. For more information visit: www.mitalent.org

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