Category: Ambassador Spotlights

October 04, 2022

Meet the Fall 2022 Let’s Detroit Campus Ambassadors

Let’s Detroit is excited to welcome our new cohort of Campus Ambassadors who will help connect more regional college students to the Let’s Detroit networking and community-building resources. Our Campus Ambassadors are talented young people who are passionate about making an impact in our region!   Seven current college students representing six regional institutions will work remotely to engage their […]

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August 17, 2022

From Rider to Director of Marketing and Community Outreach: Jeremy Rosenberg’s Journey at MoGo

When I chose to attend Wayne State in 2017, I knew that I’d be moving to campus to live without a car. While my friends, parents, and grandparents questioned my decision continuously, I was confident: the Q-Line had just opened, MoGo was launching, and if all else failed, I figured I could give DDOT and […]

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August 12, 2022

A Look Back at the 2022 Let’s Detroit Summer Intern Series

This summer, Let’s Detroit launched its first Summer Intern Series for 132 college students interning at Ancor Automotive, Autokiniton, Bosch, Ford Motor Company, Magna International, Meritor, and Rocket Companies. The interns came from diverse departments within each organization, including IT, cybersecurity, engineering, finance, communications, marketing, and sales. The series provided participants with opportunities to engage […]

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July 28, 2022

A Summer Bucket List for Metro Detroiters

After the last few years, things finally seem to be getting back to some sort of norm. As that happens, it’s fun to have things to look forward to, celebrate, and enjoy. So, I have gathered some events and things to attend and do this summer that will help us enjoy getting back to that […]

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July 21, 2022

Midnight Golf and Its Impact on Detroit Students

Being a young student in Detroit, I attended Detroit Public Schools for elementary and middle school during a time when school funding was very limited. Though I made great memories and still reflect on those positive moments spent during my days as a student, I also reflect on the lack of resources that were available. […]

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July 19, 2022

Southwest Detroit’s Poem by Shalma Torres

Growing up in front of Patton Park in Southwest Detroit has been an absolute joy. Not only is my city unique to me because of the many colorful murals all over, but it also has the famous street, West Vernor Highway. Patton Park is also where you can find my favorite Mexican restaurant, Los Altos, […]

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July 15, 2022

Summertime in the D: Here Are Some Places to Visit

Looking to have fun this summer, and drastically reduce your screen time? Check out this list of fun Detroit attractions that allow you to take that break and enjoy the nice outdoors downtown Detroit has to offer!  Riverwalk | Rosa Parks Boulevard to Belle Isle Bridge 3.5 miles  You could catch me on the Fourth […]

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July 13, 2022

Community at the College for Creative Studies and the Resilience of Detroit

Before coming to Detroit for college, have a community wasn’t a very big priority of mine. I was never very involved in the culture of home or the events around me. Since being here that could not be more different. The community at College for Creative Studies (CCS) is so incredibly strong that it’s hard […]

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July 12, 2022

Q&A: How Emily Heckathorn Turned an Internship into a Career at Cooper Standard

The importance of an internship cannot be understated. Internships add irrefutable experience to your resume, allow you to explore your post-graduation career choices, and prepare you with the skills you need to excel in your career. Emily Heckathorn, diversity sourcing specialist for the talent acquisition team at Cooper Standard, took advantage of her internship with […]

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June 16, 2022

6 Reasons to Become a Let’s Detroit Ambassador

Do you love living, working, and playing in Southeast Michigan and enjoy seeing its growth and potential? If so, then you should become a Let’s Detroit Ambassador! As an ambassador, you would help spread the word about all the great things happening in the region, may it be new jobs, upcoming events, or ways to get involved. […]

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