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Your Partner in Growing Your Community

Mentees, Apply for a Job

Get Hired for MenteesThe Get Hired for a Day program will provide you with the opportunity to learn from a leader in the economic development industry via one-on-one interaction. This experience will be educational and give you feel for the day in the life of a practitioner. For early-career professionals and students, it's a definite resume booster!

Available Jobs

The one-day jobs are posted here. All jobs are within the organization's economic development departments.

City of Auburn Hills

City of Southfield

If there are no jobs posted and you want to participate, or the jobs posted are out of your area, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll do a "Call for Mentors."

Before You Apply

  • Review Chapter 1 of MEDA's Economic Development Methods and Strategies book "Economic Development Today." This will help to clarify the basics of an economic development role.
  • Conduct a self analysis: analyze your interests, key strengths, skills and weaknesses.
  • Prepare/update your resume and cover letter, double-checking for misspelled words or grammar errors.
  • Review and research the employers.

How to Apply

Email MEDA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following:

  1. Major and Minor (if in college).
  2. Resume with the best email and phone number to contact you.
  3. Cover letter if the jobs you are interested in require them.
  4. List top three jobs that you are interested in.

After You Apply

  • Once MEDA receives your email, we will send a confirmation with some helpful instructions.
  • Prepare for the phone or on-site interview. Have potential "hire" dates to suggest for the employer.
  • Review helpful articles, such as 7 Tips for Job Shadowing.

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Contact Us

Michigan Economic
Developers Association
P.O. Box 15096
Lansing, MI 48901-5096
PH: 517-241-0011

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