Move Detroit Forward

Connect. Innovate. Contribute.

More than just a job

The Challenge Detroit fellowship program is a yearlong, full-time, paid job that comes with the unique opportunity to contribute in Detroit, develop as a leader, grow your career, connect with mentors and build relationships with diverse, innovative, community-minded leaders, thinkers and doers.


Now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Fellowship program!
Learn more and apply by April 2, 2024, 12 Noon (EDT).

Our Work in the Community

“Challenge Detroit brings fresh and innovative ideas to projects and programs all with a grounding in human-centered design. This people-centric attitude allows organizations like mine to take risks on behalf of the people we serve.”

— Zeke Harris, Project Partner

Our Alumni Fellows

“As a Fellow you are able to make an impact with different [nonprofit] organizations by working alongside them… and build numerous relationships and connections. Being a Fellow allows you to grow in your career and as an individual.”

— Vanessa Vela, Alumna


Our Fellows, alumni, leadership team and organization have been featured in and recognized by: