E4 Youth just wrapped up its 11th Shadow The Pros internship program. Each summer, teams of promising creative talent from Get Creative Enrichment Clubs and Creative Mentors work with E4 Youth industry partners on real-world creative and technology projects. I’ve written in the past about how Shadow The Pros benefits the students who participate. After this year’s Capstone […]
Standing up in front of a client to present my work is never easy for me, and I’ve been doing it for more than 25 years. Now imagine you’re a high school or college student, presenting to a roomful of your peers and creative industry professionals. That’s just what E4 Youth’s Shadow the Pros participants […]
A recap of the Shaodw the Pros Internship experience at the ad agency GSD&M. Students developed a campaign for John Deere.
The 2016 edition of Shadow the Pros was our best ever. Our students were coached by industry professionals as they developed resumes/portfolios, shadowed professionals and executed creative work for real clients including Capital Metro, Panama Coffee and Legacy ATX. We’re so thankful to our outstanding roster of coaches which included Avery Graham, Carlton Wilcoxson, Alex Boase, […]
Congratulations to Damian Flores for earning a full scholarship to the Austin Creative Department, a portfolio school headed by Will Chau, a creative director at E4 Youth’s partner agency GSD&M. I’m very excited and proud to have an e4Youth student as my next scholarship recipient. You guys are molding mature, smart kids who are ready to […]
Hello everyone my name is Damian Flores, I was a participant in the 2015 Shadow the Pros program held by E4 Youth. This opportunity came to me at a time where I needed it the most, a time where I needed to believe that I have a chance to be someone, that my passion and […]
Event Info: E4 Youth Lounge @ RAS Day Buy Tickets 3 – 5pm August 29, 2015 at Victory Grill (1104 E. 11th St.) Special Presentation, Performance and Community Discussion Due to growth, Austin is America’s #1 city for spending on things like food and drinks but many African American businesses lack a digital presence that […]