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  • Got Talent? Global Detroit’s GTA Can Help

    How can students and young professionals best prepare to contribute to this growing, global, inclusive, and high-tech industry in the face of a major transformation? Students in the summer cohort of the Global Talent Accelerator (GTA), run by Global Detroit, learned the answer to that question in an open workshop lead by Carolyn Sauer, senior director of MICHauto. GTA is a soft-skills bootcamp for a small group of 15-20 STEM students. Through the summer program, students learn skills from experts on how to brand themselves in the U.S. job market, attend events and workshops tailored to improve their chances of employment, and get career coaching from professionals and mentors. 

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  • Grow Detroit’s Young Talent: Mobility Challenge

    Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) is a citywide summer program led by the city of Detroit that trains and employs young adults who are residents of the city. In partnership with Apple, United Way, and Rock Holdings, 30 participants from the Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan are participating in unique opportunity to learn app design and coding while receiving support and income from GDYT. A team of Apple employees will guide participants as they learn how to build an app prototype that solves a local community challenge in the areas of hip hop, sustainable fashion, and mobility.

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  • Cost of Living – Why Michigan?

    When considering career choices, it’s important to consider location. Students and young professionals may like the idea of living in California – beaches, sun, and warm weather – however, they need to consider the cost of living and the lifestyle they want to maintain

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