SER Metro-Detroit
Service. Employment. Redevelopment.          

Grow Detroit Young Talent (GDYT)

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) is a citywide summer jobs program that employs young adults between the ages of 14 and 24 for 6 weeks in July and August. Youth participants must be permanent residents of the City of Detroit and be eligible to work in the United States. There is a broad range of jobs available to the participants. For example, this past summer, the jobs included: community cleanups, event planning, accounting, and working with the Director of Youth Services for the City of Detroit. All youth must go through the online portal for the City of Detroit to apply. Visit for information. Employers interested in supporting the GDYT click here.

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Important dates:

February 2ndApplication Process Opens
March 4thApplication Process Closes
April 29thYouth Will Be Contacted
MayAdditional Information and Documentation Requested / Start of Employer Match and Interview Process
JuneJob readiness Training/Orientation Sessions
July- AugustWork Experience and Ongoing Job Training Sessions / Culminating Event