Regional Youth Internship Program

For more information contact:

313-870-1500

2016 -17 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 experience all three phases of the program and receive training to develop

skills in workshop facilitation, dialogue facilitation, leadership and professional workplace culture. In addition to developing their

own campaigns, Interns are responsible for developing and facilitating workshops for a variety of groups, including students and

schools in our Regional Youth Justice Consortium. There are three required phases to the program:

Phase 1:

Phase 2:

Phase 3:

COMMUNITY BUILDING & REGIONAL IDENTITY

JUNE - AUGUST 2016

Attend Crosstown RIDE:

Regional Inclusive Diversity

Experience

June 26 - July 30

5 day / 4 night

overnight retreat

 

Summer Intensive Training:

5 weeks, 20 hrs/wk

July 5 – August 5

 

Monday -Thursday

9:00am – 3:00pm

 

 

HONING OUR PASSION,

AWARENESS, KNOWLEDGE

& SKILLS

SEPT 2016 - MAY 2017

Bi-Weekly Trainings & Meetings

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

 

Alternating Saturdays (up to 7 hours per day) with approx. 6hrs of work outside (per month)

Media Creation

 

Develop and Facilitate

workshops for students in the

Regional School Consortium

 

 

TRANSFORMATIVE ORGANIZING & LEADING

JUNE - AUGUST 2017

DEVELOP specific job skills

transferable to other professions

 

IMPLEMENT campaigns on issues of interest

 

ORGANIZE with other youth and organizations with shared goals and vision

 

RECRIUIT, select and train new

cohort of Regional Youth Interns

 

Potential to participate in the

2017Allied Media Conference

 

 

Criteria for

Consideration:

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 ALL Summer (Phase1) activities (retreat & intensive)
  • 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