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You Can In Michigan

Take your career and lifestyle to the next level in Michigan. Our innovative industries, adventurous landscape and welcoming, affordable communities are waiting for you.

A Quality of Life That's Built to Last

In Michigan, job growth, lifestyle and affordability fire on all cylinders. We’re not only leading the charge in future-forward tech industries like EV battery manufacturing and clean energy, but our state is also home to immediate job opportunities across several innovative industries that are changing the world as we know it.

When it comes to living, and living as your truest self, Michigan has something for everyone. From the sand dunes of Traverse City to the northern lights of Marquette — the Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids to the Eastern Market in Detroit — Michigan’s stunning natural landscapes, welcoming communities and vibrant urban environments inspire the quintessential work-life balance.

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Savor Michigan's Splendor

The Great Lakes state is a trove of environmental beauty and cultural riches. Michigan’s outdoors are unmatched, and with world-class cultural establishments, our urban centers are unlike any other.

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In Michigan, your paycheck goes farther. Learn how living here means living life to the fullest.

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Major Industries

Innovation flows through Michigan’s tech industries. from EV & mobility to advanced manufacturing, clean energy and biosciences.

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Your Place in Michigan Quiz

Michigan is welcoming to all. From peaceful, small towns to vibrant, urban metropolitans, finding your perfect place in Michigan just got a lot easier.

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MEDC wins 11 Telly Awards for ‘You Can in Michigan’ TV spot Read More
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MEDC wins 11 Telly Awards for ‘You Can in Michigan’ TV spot

The TV spot from the “You Can in Michigan” national marketing campaign won four Gold Awards and seven Silver Awards, highlighting the innovation and success of the state’s work to attract and retain talent.   A national campaign from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is earning some serious hardware – and generating buzz for […]

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Gov. Whitmer Announces New Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation Read More
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Gov. Whitmer Announces New Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation

Col. John Gutierrez, USMC (Ret.) announced as executive director with decades of military expertise LANSING, Mich. — Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in announcing the new Office of Defense and Aerospace Innovation (ODAI), which will help grow the state’s defense and aerospace industry.   ODAI will build on the storied legacy […]

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Kettering University, MEDC announce the state’s largest incoming class of The Michigander Scholars Read More
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Kettering University, MEDC announce the state’s largest incoming class of The Michigander Scholars

FLINT, Mich. – Kettering University and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC) today introduced the 26 Kettering students who represent the university’s inaugural class of The Michigander Scholars recipients, the largest incoming class total produced by any Michigan public or private university. The program offers scholarships for $5,000 to $10,000 to qualifying Scholars who complete […]

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