[tab_item title=”Tours & Guest Speakers”]E4 Youth provides a wealth of tours and guest speakers from the creative commercial arts industry. Participants have included GSD&M, McGarrah Jessee, Liaison Resources, Sanders\Wingo, LatinWorks, Univision, Powerhouse Animation Studios and many others.
In the video above, Sanders\Wingo ad agency creative Corey Seaton talks about how he first became aware of advertising as a career. [/tab_item]
[tab_item title=”Bootcamps & Workshops”] E4 Youth partners with local schools and universities to provide intensive learning experiences for students interested in creative fields.
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In the video above, E4 Youth collaborates with Blacks in Technology at South By Southwest (SXSW) and the University of Texas at Austin Black Media Council in the innovative Youth Media Project. Students earn Gold Badges to SXSW by completing a month long series of 8 hour bootcamps. Students learn team building, critical thinking and collaboration as they prepare to document and blog about Blacks In Technology panels at the conference.
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Each year, students are able to submit professionally reviewed portfolios in order to qualify for summer internships.
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Click the video above to see Summer 2012 highlights of their experience. Students worked with professionals from healthcare, advertising and tech to develop a fully integrated media campaign entitled ActivATE.