Thank you for your interest in the Global Talent Accelerator!

The Global Talent Accelerator assists international students and recent graduates looking to thrive in Southeast Michigan’s job market.

In the Accelerator you will:
Learn skills from the experts on how to sell yourself to the U.S. job market
Get one-on-one coaching from professionals in your field
Attend events and workshops especially tailored to improve your chances of employment
Take insider tours featuring the gems of Detroit and city living

Eligible students must be in their fourth year of undergraduate studies, or their second year of graduate studies, expecting to graduate in 2019 and have applied for OPT/CPT. Students must be able to commit to 6-8 hours of sessions and events held during 2 weekdays per week, from the beginning of June through the end of July, 2019.

The application that follows must be submitted by April 26th, 2019. In order to complete your application, you will need to answer all questions and upload a link to a short, unedited video that answers the question, "What makes you want to join the Global Talent Accelerator?" You will be prompted to upload this link on the following page.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact Shaffwan Ahmed at