How to obtain a Work Permit:

Work permits are now being processed at the student's home high school or middle school, as well as the Career Center.

Career Center Hours for work permits are as follows: 

8 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Dates and times are subject to change and may follow the schools break schedule.

Work Permits

The State of Michigan has changed the maximum number of work hours for students age 16 and 17 while attending school.  Students age 16 and 17 may work up to 24 hours per week (with 30 hours of school classes).

Minors in the State of Michigan who wish to work must first complete a work permit.  This work permit must be completed by the employer, the worker, and then verified by the Superintendent’s designee.  The work permit, once signed, is to be kept with the employer for as long as the minor works.  The Stevenson Counseling Office currently signs all work permits for Stevenson students.

The process is simple: