Placement Services

Placement Services 

Placement Services provides a variety of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities to current students as well as graduates of the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (CTC).

Work-based learning is a unique form of education, which integrates classroom study with supervised work experiences. These programs are designed to provide students with a smooth transition from a school environment to a work environment. WBL services include:

  • School-to-Apprenticeship
  • Cooperative Education (Co-op)
  • Internship
  • Job Shadow
  • Job Postings
  • Career Exploration
  • Career Assessment


As an apprentice, you will participate in a U.S. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (BAT) program as you complete your graduation requirements.  As a part-time employee you will receive structured on-the-job training combined with classroom work. 


“Co-op” assists you in developing real occupational skills in the form of a paid part-time job corresponding to your area of study. While the employer commitment is limited for the duration of the school year, many students are often retained after graduation. 


As an intern, you spend several weeks at a job of your choice. While there, you will gain insight related to one or more functions of that career area.  In many cases, internships evolve into co-op opportunities or non-school-related employment.

Job Shadow

During a job shadow, you will observe an employee in the occupation of your choice for one to two days.  This experience is intended to give you insight related to your career of choice. 

Test drive your career!


Sasamon Parker

Placement Specialist
Phone:  231-767-3607
Fax:  231-767-2692