Michaels Companies

We’re here for the Makers

At Michaels, we’re here for our creative customers — the Makers — who make the world brighter and more meaningful. We strive to put our Makers at the center of everything we do because they make us matter; they make us Michaels. It’s our goal to make each customer experience exceptional. Every. Single. Time.

Your future, made by you at Michaels

Michaels is the largest arts and crafts specialty retailer in North America. At Michaels, more than 50,000 full-time and part-time Team Members live by these values:

We put people first

We’re obsessed with our Makers.

We’re better together.

We do the right thing.

We’re always improving our craft.

We hold ourselves accountable.

We find fun in the everyday.

Workplace excellence, made by you

Where you work matters — to you and to us.

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As the global authority on workplace culture, Great Place to Work® endeavors to build a better workplace for all through employee-validated certification.

It’s rewarding to work with people who appreciate all contributions and at a company built on a foundation of trust.

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Open to All (OTA) is a national nondiscrimination campaign based on the principle that everyone is welcome and has something to contribute.

We promote these views at every Michaels location.

A creative path, made by you

Whether you’re just embarking on your career path or starting a whole new chapter, our belief stays the same: don’t just work somewhere, work somewhere you love. We have job openings at retail stores across the country and Canada, at our Support Center in Texas and at distribution centers across the US.

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I started with Michaels as a seasonal sales associate while finishing my college degree. Fast-forward 15 years, and I am proud to say that I have made a career with Michaels. From store Team Member to framing trainer to HR professional, every role I’ve taken has challenged me. The continuous support received from our leaders over the years is something you don’t often find. With Michaels, I am not just a number: I am a part of an organization that betters itself, its customers and the communities it serves. I am proud to be a Maker.

-Sara Creagan Wysocki
Support Center Team Member

I have grown up in this company and seen many changes over the years. Never did I think 30 years ago that I would still be at the same company and still enjoying my job! Our Team Members really give our store its personality.

-Diane Dougherty
Store Manager

Personal expression, made by you

In 2019, we launched Michaels Resource Groups (MRG). These voluntary, Team Member–led groups raise awareness around diversity and inclusion, support Team Member engagement and development, support our Great Place to Work® initiative and drive business growth.

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African American/Black Group

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HACER

(Hispanic/Latino Association of Creative Engaged Resource Group)

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LGBTQA+

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Women Inclusion Network (WIN)

A real difference, made by you

At Michaels, we’re dedicated to creating, making and having fun. Classes and groups at local stores and online projects give back to our Makers.

Being a part of Boys & Girls Clubs locally (and nationally at Boys & Girls Clubs of America) means we can contribute toward supporting and strengthening our communities.

Internally, we support an initiative for Michaels employees called Michaels Cares. No matter the job title, we’re here for one another when crisis arises. We’ve helped more than 3,200 Team Members with over $3 million in employee-funded grants.

Your career, made by you

We believe that internships cultivate a stronger business. Our interns are valuable contributors on challenging and immersive projects that directly impact our success. We offer paid 10-week internships at our Support Center and in stores in a variety of disciplines and business areas. You can establish the building blocks of your career here! Hear from two of our recent interns and check back to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Meet Katie Karmeier, Community Ambassador

Interned summer 2019; Michaels employee since August 2019

Meet Bria McKinney, Category Administrative Associate, Candles

Interned summer 2019; Michaels employee since August 2019

Employee perks, made for you

Here are some of the benefits available with Michaels jobs.

Career opportunities, made for you

Michaels Team Members have one goal: to support our Makers. It was true when the first Michaels store opened in 1973, and it’s still true today.

If you’re looking for somewhere you can learn, share, create and support, consider the job opportunities at Michaels.