• Students participate in a TeenQuest training session. TeenQuest is a pre-employment and leadership training program designed to prepare teens for success in the 21st-century workplace. Enrollment is open to all students, ages 14-19 in grades 9-12, in Flint and Genesee County.
  • Eric Hutlgren of MLive media presents during a professional development workshop
  • SYEP-MDNR students sit on a large ship
  • Summer Youth Initiative participants at the annual Job Fair
  • Two women smile and talk to each other while seated




For Genesee County students in grades 9-12, TeenQuest is designed to teach important skills needed to get and keep a job.

Summer Youth Initiative

The Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) program helps more than 500 qualified teens find employment each year.

Career Development

Leadership and organizational development for individuals and businesses in Genesee County.

Supporting the Talent Pipeline from High School to the Workforce.

Flint & Genesee Education & Talent has a host of programs that support the talent pipeline, or the pool of skilled individuals ready to fill positions, in Genesee County from high school on to the workforce.

By starting with preparing teens, moving through higher education, and supporting the growth and knowledge of our already bustling workforce, we can foster a strong talent pool in our region.

Get involved with Flint & Genesee Education & Talent to start your own journey of growth.

About Education & Talent

Flint & Genesee Education & Talent provides programs that support talent retention, attraction, and development in Genesee County. From high school to the workforce, Education & Talent helps foster a strong talent pipeline that supports both employers and the community.

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