Young Professionals


Wayne State Seeks Young Detroit-Area Professionals For Fellowship In Europe

Do you know a young professional in metro Detroit with the talent and vision of a future leader? Wayne State University would like you to nominate this person for a 2014-15 Marshall Memorial Fellowship — a three-week opportunity to explore politics, business, innovation and culture in Europe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2013

Detroit's Midtown area, near Cass and Willis. (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne, File)

Study: Downtown Detroit Younger, Richer, More Diverse

A new report, 7.2 Square Miles, documents the changing face of the city’s greater downtown area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2013

Betsy Berens (credit: WWJ/Beth Fisher)

‘Challenge Detroit’ Attracts Young People To The City

Betsy Berens, 22, is a part of this elite group working to solve problems like how to make fresh food more available to Detroiters and how to retain international students in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

(WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Challenge Detroit Finalists Issue Challenge To Detroiters: Love Your City!

It is often said that Detroiters are even more down on their city than some outsiders. City residents who feel that way can learn from a group of 66 finalists in the Challenge Detroit competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2012

A recent LiveWorkDetroit presentation at the Max Fisher Music Center

LiveWorkDetroit Shows Young Creatives The Best Of The City

A couple of dozen recent and about-to-be college graduates got a tour of Detroit and reasons to stay and work here Friday on the third bus tour offered by LiveWorkDetroit, a program of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2011


National Competition Aims To Bring Young Professionals To Detroit

A new effort will be launching soon to put a dent in the “brain drain” out of Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011