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Use DirectConnectMKE to find opportunities from employers who are hiring during the Covid 19 pandemic. 

Text @dcmke to 39397 to create a profile to which you can add career interests. Once you have a profile, make sure to connect with @Jthompson. 

You can also access our comprehensive support service directory by typing #resource in our search feature on the DCMKE platform. Here you can find information on food, clothing, low cost cell phones, reentry resources and more!

What is DirectConnectMKE?

DirectConnectMKE – the city’s new interactive social media mobile accessible platform . Unemployed and underemployed young adults and Millennials in Milwaukee’s emerging neighborhoods can now easily access vital information on job training, job supports, and job placement opportunities.

Is your Company Hiring?

Corporate Champions interested in using DirectConnectMKE to mentor, support and or hire young talent for their workforce needs should email or leave a message with the City Clerk’s Workforce Development Office 414-286-3357.


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Office of
Workforce Development

City Hall
200 E. Wells Street
Room 205
Milwaukee, WI 53202 

Bernadette Karanja, B.Ed, MBA
Workforce Development Coordinator
Office: (414) 286-3552
Jason Thompson
Workforce Outreach Specialist
Office: (414) 286-3357