Army Career and Alumni Program


Civilian Employment

Located in Lansing, the Michigan National Guard Civilian Employment Office works with employers who want to employ Michigan Army and Air National Guard members. Additionally, we help Guard members increase their employment readiness and secure civilian employment. Email us for more information.

Below is additional guidance for employers and service members.

For Employers

If you are interested in hiring Guard members, please post your employment opportunities online on Pure Michigan Talent Connect.

You can also find and register for hiring fairs hosted by Hiring Our Heroes, which is a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

To learn more about receiving a Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) for hiring eligible veterans, please read about the Work Opportunity Tax Credit Program.

For Guard Members

If you are seeking employment, please create accounts on Pure Michigan Talent Connect. Additionally, you can find and register for Hiring Our Heroes hiring fairs.

Also, visit the Michigan Works! website to learn about and take advantage of the many employment services offered at your local Michigan Works! Service Center. Find your local Michigan Works! Center or be automatically routed to the nearest Michigan Works! Service Center by calling 1-800-285-9675.

You can also receive assistance with building and refining resumes by contacting an Army Career and Alumni Program (ACAP) counselor. Request resume assistance from the ACAP team in Lansing via email or by calling 517-481-9865.

For those with questions or issues related to the Uniformed Services Employment Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA), call Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s toll-free number, 1-800-336- 4590, email them, or complete the online form.