Local Circles offers young people 14-19 years of age a job opportunity in youth-led research. Our program offers paid position to youth who work together to find out what issues face young Detroiters, choose a topic, learn the steps to do research, conduct the research, and find ways to share your research with their community. This program includes job-readiness training and sessions on financial literacy.
A position in the Local Circles Youth-Led Research program will give you experience in decision making, leading a group, and the steps to doing research that will help you be better prepared for school, especially college. You will learn skills that will help you be ready for a job, including resume writing, interviewing skills, and how to manage your money.