The Great Lakes Bay welcomes individuals seeking the excitement of new opportunities, nestled in the heart of pure Michigan. Our COMING HOME hiring mixers are COMING soon.

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Discovering Great Lakes Bay

Between Detroit’s urban energy and the Upper Peninsula’s natural beauty, the Great Lakes Bay Region serves as the hub for a diverse array of arts, commerce, and culture. Resting on more than 77 miles of freshwater coastline, the Great Lakes Bay Region offers a wide variety of communities, ranging from suburban tree-lined streets and scenic waterfronts to bustling downtown areas. From innovative small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs in the Great Lakes Bay Region provide world-class opportunities. With all that the region has to offer, how you will thrive in the heart of Michigan?


Get involved in the action of the Great Lakes Bay Region. Plug into the energy and later sit back and enjoy the treelines, coastlines, and skylines.

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With a national reputation for great sports, top-notch facilities and youth-friendly hospitality, the Great Lakes Bay offers the best amenities for your sporting event. We’re home to two professional sports teams – the Ontario Hockey League’s Saginaw Spirit and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Class “A” Mid West League affiliate Great Lakes Loons.

For the first time in 26 years, the Memorial Cup presented by Kia will be hosted south of the border when next year the championship of the Canadian Hockey League will be held in Saginaw, Michigan.


From the serene shores of Lake Huron to the tranquil forests and marshlands of the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, the Great Lakes Bay Region offers countless parks where you can get away. Discover some of nature’s wonders in the region’s parks and recreation areas.

Midland’s Whiting Forest features a 1,400-foot canopy walk, the largest of its kind in the United States. The Great Lakes Bay Regional Trail  system spans nearly 100 miles of safe, paved, and accessible trails for walking, running, biking or blading.


The Great Lakes Bay nightlife has something for everyone, from breweries and festivals, to live music and restaurants. Each commnity has its own scene featuring cozy hangouts where you can pop by for a craft cocktail, some local suds, or a bottle of wine to split.

Enjoy a pint at a no-frills tavern or grab late-night eats after a concert at one of our historic theaters or live music venues. Catch a local theatre performance, try axe-throwing or a vintage arcade, or belly laugh front-row at a comedy show. We are also home to the oldest micro brewery in America, the Frankenmuth Brewery Inc.


Discover the quality programs and institutions offered within our 8-county region.

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Take advantage of the many community services that the Great Lakes Bay region offers.

Covenant HealthCare provides outstanding care and career opportunities with more than 4,300 employees.


The Great Lakes Bay offers many education opportunities from school of choice to higher education preparation.

There are 5 universities and two community colleges in the Great Lakes Bay Region, including Central Michigan University.


Find big city amenities in the Great Lakes Bay with a small town feel.

The Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort features 210,000 square feet of gaming floor, endless dining options, luxurious rooms, full service spa, and a variety of entertaining shows throughout the year.


Great Lake Bay welcomes individuals seeking a range of opportunities in the heart of pure Michigan.

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Find great resources to grow your business and career.

The Central Michigan University Research Corporation is a business incubator and provides business accelerator programs that has locations in Mt. Pleasant, Bay City, Midland and Saginaw.

Job Fairs

Find opportunities to connect with professionals and further your career or business.

Join us for two Coming Home hiring mixers – Coming Home Middle MI and Coming Home East MI!

Established Employers

The Great Lakes Bay offers global market, education, and health industry occupations.

Dow and Hemlock Semiconductor global headquarters are located in here.