Career Exploration

Enrolling in a Michigan public university is an important step toward enhancing your career prospects. At the same time, the sooner you identify your career goals, the better you will be able to use your time and resources. The links on this page can help you match your interests and abilities to a career. Then get ready to start learning!



Michigan College Access Portal (Michigan CAP)

This website was created as a statewide initiative to provide free support to all Michigan students and families that are in the process of transitioning from high school, into a new college experience or career. By offering easy-to-use web tools and resources, MichiganCAP is a step in the right direction when choosing and applying to college!



Intern in Michigan

Intern in Michigan is a groundbreaking initiative designed to connect thousands of employers to the largest pool of talent in the state. This web-based technology is free to employers and students. Utilizing a revolutionary matching algorithm, the system instantly connects both parties to internship opportunities based on skills, interests and requirements.



This website assists users in making career and education decisions, following a four-step process (assess, explore, decide, plan). The website includes four unique sites, which offer a variety of resources and information to help users make sensible career decisions:


• Student
• Parent
• Educator
• Administrator


Click here for more access and registration information information. It's free to Michigan K-12 students!



Career Forward

This free online course helps students understand how to plan their work lives and career opportunities amid the implications of the global economy. For additional information, check out the Career Forward Trailer! (Requires Flash)


This website was created by the American Council on Education & Lumina Foundation for Education. It’s a great tool to plan for college according to your age and grade. It's never too early to start thinking about college!