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    Shadow the Pros Fellowship 2018

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Shadow the Pros 2018

E4 Youth, in partnership with MINDPOP, presents the Shadow the Pros Fellowship 2018 program.


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Interested in hosting a team of shadows? Check out our Host Packet (PDF).

Participants Receive

  • Weekly Shadow Experiences
  • Collaborate on Creative Projects for Real Clients
  • Goal Setting & Career Guidance
  • Resume/Portfolio Development
  • Stipends

Find out more about how Shadow the Pros works.


April 30: Application Deadline
May 23: A Night w E4 Youth: Offers to applicants
June 9: Program Kick Off / Orientation
June 11 – July 25: Weekly Schedule

  • Monday: Co-work 1 – 5 p.m., Mentoring Session 5:30 – 7:30
  • Tuesday: Co-work 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: Shadow 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Thursday: Co-work 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Friday: Co-work 1 – 4 p.m.

*Please, be sure to review the schedule above and confirm that you can meet all of the obligations of the program. If a participant misses more than 3 days of participation, they will no longer be able to participate. 

Past Job Shadow Partners include GSD&M, McGarrah Jessee, Liaison Creative + Marketing, Sherry Matthews, HCB Health, Sanders\Wingo, and more.


How To Qualify

Candidates must have online examples of their work, a teacher/mentor recommendation and/or successfully completed other E4 Youth programs.

*Note: Students that have participated in E4 Youth’s other programs receive preferred access to the Shadow the Pros program.

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