Here’s what we know as Detroit Youth Job program takes first steps toward long-term careers

In all, 8,000 kids are getting placed in summer jobs ranging from tech to automotive

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Program had students considering their first step toward a long-term career on Monday. In all, 8,000 kids are getting placed in summer jobs ranging from tech to automotive. Local 4′s Evrod Cassimy was there Monday as some of the new hires had a few first-day jitters. Visit https://gdyt.org/ to learn more about the program.

DETROIT – Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Program had students considering their first step toward a long-term career on Monday.

In all, 8,000 kids are getting placed in summer jobs ranging from tech to automotive.

Read: Program aims to match young Detroiters with summer jobs

Local 4′s Evrod Cassimy was there Monday as some of the new hires had a few first-day jitters.

Click here to learn more about the program.

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About the Authors:

Evrod Cassimy is the morning anchor for Local 4 News Today. He joined WDIV in August of 2013. He is an award winning journalist and a six-time Emmy Award nominee. Evrod was born in Michigan but grew up in the Chicagoland area.

Brandon Carr is a digital content producer for ClickOnDetroit and has been with WDIV Local 4 since November 2021. Brandon is the 2015 Solomon Kinloch Humanitarian award recipient for Community Service.