Serving as a catalyst for change, we develop, organize and empower individuals and communities to advance equity and opportunity for all.

Regional Youth Internship Program

For more information contact:

313-870-1500 x107

2017-18 Regional Youth Internship Application Available April 1-30

Program Overview: The Michigan Roundtable Regional Youth Internship Program is a 14-month paid internship for youth who are

committed to building inclusive communities. Interns will develop community organizing skills including workshop facilitation, dialogue facilitation, leadership and professional workplace culture.  Interns will have the opportunity to practice their skills with Race2Equity programming and community partners.  The three phases to the program are:

Phase 1:

Phase 2:

Phase 3:



Attend Crosstown RIDE:

Regional Inclusive Diversity


June 27 - July 1

5 days / 4 nights

(overnight retreat)


5 week Summer Intensive Training:

July 5 – August 9


Monday -Thursday

9:00am – 3:00pm





SEPT 2017 - MAY 2018

Bi-Weekly Trainings & Meetings

with focus on digital/social media, campaign development, and transformative community organizing


Alternating Saturdays

9am - 5pm

Every First Friday of the Month

5pm - 9pm


Develop and Facilitate




Putting Knowledge to Action


DEVELOP transferable job skills to other professions


IMPLEMENT campaigns on issues of interest


ORGANIZE and HOST community events and annual youth conference


ORGANIZE with other youth and organizations with shared goals and vision


RECRUIT, SELECT & TRAIN new cohort of Regional Youth Interns



Criteria for


You MUST meet the following criteria to be considered for this internship program:


  • Be between the ages of 16 and 21
  • Live in the Metro Detroit Region (Wayne, Oakland & Macomb)
  • Can commit to a 14-month long internship
  • Participate in a week-long camp retreat
  • Have reliable transportation to the New Center area

Social Justice is the "view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities" (from the National Association of Social Workers).


Some examples of SOCIAL JUSTICE/COMMUNITY ISSUES include Racism, Sexism, Ageism, LGBTQ Issues, Access to Healthcare, Teen Sexual Health and Awareness, Transportation, Education and  Poverty.

Michigan Roundtable for Diversity & Inclusion | 525 New Center One - 3031 W. Grand Boulevard | Detroit, Michigan 48202

Phone: 313-870-1500 - Fax: 313-870-1501