Summer Internships

Want to intern with KAN for the summer? Are you an aspiring poet, author, journalist, editor, content creator, gardener, event coordinator or community organizer? Use referral code c1157 when filling out your GDYT application to have the opportunity to join our squad. Paid interns earn $12/hour for up to 120 hours during the summer.


Use referral code: c1157

Internship Timeline

April – May – Pre-training

April – May – Interviews 

May 31st – KAN’s deadline for registration & enrollment

June – Orientation & Training  

July – Start of internships

August – The Healing Festival/End of Internships


If you need any support with the summer intern registration process through GDYT, please contact Lanay Gilbert-Williams at

Are you a young person between ages 14-24? Join us for the KAN Youth Summit on April 13th!

At the youth summit, young people get a chance to meet other young people, participate in team building activities, learn more about the City of Detroit, themselves, our organization, and positions we have available through our summer internship experience. Opportunities to interview with KAN will be available for youth who attend the summit.

For questions or more information, please contact Lanay Gilbert-Williams at

Click here to register and to receive zoom link: KAN Youth Summit Registration