Youth Business Institute at Golightly Career and Tech Center

The Detroit Youth Business Institute (YBI) held at Golightly Career and Tech Center celebrated its 2014 graduating class during a special ceremony on Tuesday, May 13, at the Roostertail. The ceremony recognizes and rewards each student for their achievements and many are awarded jobs and scholarships.

The YBI is an innovative 10-week professional development program taught by associates from the TJX Companies, Inc. Corporate Home Office and from local brands including: T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods.

YBI teaches job and life skills such as:

  • Budgeting
  • Resume building
  • Interview preparation
  • Career exploration through job shadow days
  • Dressing for success
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