Challenge Detroit

There are presently no open calls for applications.

Thank you for your interest in applying for Challenge Detroit's next class of Fellows!

We are no longer accepting applications from Standard Applicant. If you are an Internal or CLF candidate, please proceed.

Please review our job description and requirements before submitting an application.

If you meet our requirements, please proceed.


Challenge Detroit values diversity, equity and inclusion as a cornerstone of our work. We welcome applications from all individuals who meet our requirements and encourage diverse representation of applicants from near and far, across races and ethnicities, gender experience and orientation, skills, experience and abilities.

Those who apply will be asked basic questions related to education, background and experience, and to submit the following:

  • one-page resume*
  • short essay response
  • 60-second video
  • optional reference

Please keep our timeline in mind:

  • Week of May 16 // Finalist Notification - Rolling (Standard Applicants Only. Internal & CL candidates will be notified of status based on independent timeline).
  • Wednesday, June 8 - Thursday, June 9, 2022 // Virtual Interview Experience (Required for All Finalists)

Thank you again for your interest! Please email us at if you have any questions.

We look forward to receiving your application!

The Challenge Detroit Team

*If applicable to your industry (architecture, graphic design, etc.), you will also be asked to submit your portfolio link. Check our website for more details.

**In the event you encounter an issue, check out the Submittable Help Center.

Challenge Detroit