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Employers

Connecting employers and employees.

Strengthening your business through workforce training.

Services For Employers

Baker College is America’s leading career college. In addition to preparing students for employment, our Career & Corporate Services department helps employers find highly qualified candidates. To that end, we offers a wide variety of free services to employers and provides ongoing training to keep employees competitive.

Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is the high school GPA requirement to enroll into Baker?
    Baker College has a “right-to-try” admission policy. That means all students who have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent, such as a General Educational Development  (GED) certificate, are accepted at Baker. Find out more by reading our Undergraduate Admissions Requirements or by talking with an admissions advisor.
  • Can I take classes without a high school diploma or GED?
    If you haven't earned a diploma or a GED certificate, you may be able to take classes at Baker College. We will ask you to take placement tests to ensure you have the foundation of knowledge you need to successully complete college-level studies. Please contact the Admissions Office to learn more about our placement testing and admissions policy. Note: This does not apply to online students; for Baker Online, a diploma or GED certificate is required.
  • How do I apply for Financial Aid?
    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the school code for the Baker College Campus that you plan to attend. Remember, you must apply for financial aid every year. New applications are available after January 1st each year. Always complete your FAFSA as early as possible. To help speed the application process, we encourage you to have your taxes completed prior to applying. The Federal government’s FAFSA website allows you and/or your parent or guardian to link to the IRS website to retrieve tax information. Note: Students and parents of dependent students are required to apply for a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in order to sign the FAFSA application electronically. Please visit www.pin.ed.gov for more information.
  • How do I apply for a student loan?
    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin. If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.
    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
  • How do online classes work?
    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.
  • Is Baker College Online accredited?
    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan. As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education. All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant. Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:
  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?
    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:
    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips
  • Is Baker accredited?
    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in:
    • Business Administration
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • Human Services
    • School of Education
    • School of Nursing
    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages.
  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?
    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.
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Baker provided me with everything I needed to complete my education.

Morgan Lipp

Employers

Employers

Connecting employers and employees.

Strengthening your business through workforce training.

Services For Employers

Baker College is America’s leading career college. In addition to preparing students for employment, our Career & Corporate Services department helps employers find highly qualified candidates. To that end, we offers a wide variety of free services to employers and provides ongoing training to keep employees competitive.

Career Services

Career Services

The easiest way to find the right person for the job.

Baker College can save you time and money

Your days of paying top dollar for qualified candidates are over. Baker College’s Career Services department can save you valuable time and money. We offer free resources to employers, helping them connect with highly trained students and alumni. Simply create a Handshake account or add Baker College as a recruiting school if you are already using Handshake.

Trained and educated candidates

When you hire a Baker student or alumni, you’re hiring a trained candidate ready to work for your organization. Our process of career training combines job-specific classroom instruction with direct work experience in the industry. With Baker College’s practical education and training, our students and graduates are better prepared to start working on day one.

Full support for your hiring needs

For us, finding the right candidate starts with getting to know your organization, understanding its culture, and the attributes and characteristics your organization values. You choose the services you want, and we take it from there. We can handle whatever you need — from screening resumes, to conducting pre-interviews, to narrowing the field to just a few highly qualified candidates. You can even hold interviews in our offices for confidentiality, free of charge.

Qualified candidates at every experience level

Baker students and alumni are trained in a variety of industries and have work experience to complement their certificate or degree in their chosen field. Our curriculums include:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Engineering / Technology
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Services

Baker students and graduates can take advantage of our lifetime employment assistance throughout their careers. This lifelong service to our students and graduates helps you connect with a variety of candidates:

  • A hard-working intern/extern or co-op student
  • An advanced professional
  • A highly experienced manager

Regardless of the length of employment — if your need is for a special project, peak business period, part-time, or full-time — only candidates who meet your specific needs and requirements will be referred to you.

Rely on Baker College for the most highly trained employees

It starts with our career-ready approach, an educational and training process that combines job-specific classroom instruction with direct work experience in the industry.

Employer advisory boards shape our curriculum. We’re in sync with what’s needed in the workplace, and constantly update class instruction, technology, and student work experiences to meet those needs. What our students learn is what the real world asks for.

Class sizes are small to ensure high levels of student-teacher interaction and plenty of hands-on training.
Our highly qualified instructors have first-hand experience in their respective disciplines. They know what it takes to succeed in the real world, and train students based directly on real-world application.

Our classrooms mirror real-world work environments. Baker students study in classrooms that replicate workplaces in their chosen field, which helps them be well prepared to deal with the demands of the job.

Students work in their chosen field while they study, applying classroom skills in the workplace, and bringing their work experiences back into the classroom.

Our candidates are in high demand

Employers know they can rely on Baker College to provide the most highly trained employees available. Employer interest in our candidates has helped Baker College maintain one of the highest available graduate employment rates in the country.

By teaming up with Baker College’s Career Services department, you have direct access to a large pool of highly trained and qualified candidates. Baker is the largest independent college in Michigan, and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Want to hire a Baker College student or graduate?

We will help you find the right person for the position. Contact the Career Services Department at your local Baker College campus.

Workforce Training

Workforce Training

On-site training to keep your workforce competitive.

Corporate Services

Finding and training new employees can be both expensive and time consuming. Workforce training is designed to help employers like you grow and maximize the skills and productivity of the people already employed by and committed to your business. We focus on emerging technology initiatives to further enhance workforce development with corporate partners. Through a variety of on-site training programs customized to fit your business’ needs and culture, Baker College Corporate Services can help improve performance in the short-term while supporting long-term productivity and success. Our results-oriented courses and programs stress real-world scenarios that participants face in their daily jobs.

Workforce Training

Baker College Corporate Services delivers non-credit courses and training workshops to meet organizational needs. Our Workforce Training provides the perfect way to tailor training to the current needs of a company as well as the career goals of employees as they relate to the organization

Get Started Today

To receive more information about Workforce Training available from Baker College or to recevie a complete listing of training opportunities, please contact:

Janie Stewart
Vice President of Student Services
Baker College of Flint
(800) 964-4299
janie.stewart@baker.edu

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FAQ's

  • What is the high school GPA requirement to enroll into Baker?
    Baker College has a “right-to-try” admission policy. That means all students who have earned a high school diploma or its equivalent, such as a General Educational Development  (GED) certificate, are accepted at Baker. Find out more by reading our Undergraduate Admissions Requirements or by talking with an admissions advisor.
  • Can I take classes without a high school diploma or GED?
    If you haven't earned a diploma or a GED certificate, you may be able to take classes at Baker College. We will ask you to take placement tests to ensure you have the foundation of knowledge you need to successully complete college-level studies. Please contact the Admissions Office to learn more about our placement testing and admissions policy. Note: This does not apply to online students; for Baker Online, a diploma or GED certificate is required.
  • How do I apply for Financial Aid?
    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the school code for the Baker College Campus that you plan to attend. Remember, you must apply for financial aid every year. New applications are available after January 1st each year. Always complete your FAFSA as early as possible. To help speed the application process, we encourage you to have your taxes completed prior to applying. The Federal government’s FAFSA website allows you and/or your parent or guardian to link to the IRS website to retrieve tax information. Note: Students and parents of dependent students are required to apply for a Personal Identification Number (PIN) in order to sign the FAFSA application electronically. Please visit www.pin.ed.gov for more information.
  • How do I apply for a student loan?
    Once you have applied for financial aid, you will receive a Financial Aid Notification package from the Financial Aid office. Your FAFSA serves as the application for the Student Loan. If it is determined that you qualify for student loan funds, the eligibility amounts will be listed on your award notification, and a student Loan Request Form will be included with the award package. The Loan Request Form must be completed and returned to the Financial Aid Office before the loan process can begin. If you are a new student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Complete the paper loan request form indicating the amount you would like to borrow.
    • Sign and date the form.
    • Return the form to the Financial Aid office.
    If you are a returning student and would like to request student loan funds to help cover your educational expenses you will need to:
    • Log into the SOLAR system.
    • Select STAR System.
    • Select Financial Aid office.
    • Select Loan Request.
    • Select the appropriate financial aid year and click Continue.
    • Select the type of loan you would like to request and click Continue.
    • Read the Stafford Loan Request Authorization information and click I Agree.
    • Type in the requested dollar amount and click Submit Request.
  • How do online classes work?
    After you enroll, and are accepted to your online program, you sign-up, or "register" for your first courses. Like all Baker Online students, you will begin your online experience with a three-week online class designed to orient you to the Baker Online classroom, and review the expectations and requirements of Baker Online students. When you have completed this course successfully, you can move on to additional online courses.
  • Is Baker College Online accredited?
    Baker Online is part of Baker College, a private, non-profit, accredited, degree granting, higher educational institution with locations throughout Michigan. As an accredited college, Baker College has been granted legal authority by the state of Michigan to operate as a nonprofit educational corporation and is empowered to grant certificates, associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. It is approved for veterans’ benefits. Baker College is recognized as an institution of higher education by the U.S. Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education. All Baker Online undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant. Some Baker Online graduate programs have additional accreditation:
  • Does Baker provide any help in my job search?
    As a graduate of Baker College, you are eligible for our Lifetime Employment Services, which include:
    • Job searching techniques
    • Resume and cover letter assistance
    • Job interview questions
    • Job postings
    • Relocation tips
  • Is Baker accredited?
    Yes. Baker College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.ncahlc.org. Baker College is an Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP) participant.

    Additional Accreditations

    Baker has also earned specialized accreditations for programs and degrees in:
    • Business Administration
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Health Sciences
    • Human Services
    • School of Education
    • School of Nursing
    For details about these specialized accreditations, see the individual Programs and Degrees pages.
  • How can I send a copy of my official transcripts to another organization?
    To access your transcripts, log into the SOLAR System, select the Star System and select the Academic Office. Once there, click on the transcripts link.
Watch this testimonial Watch Testimonial

Baker got me my job. They worked with me every step of the way.

Megan Burnside
Baker Graduate