In response to the Covid-19 health crisis this summer, E4 Youth’s Shadow the Pros program has been cancelled this year. Instead of internships within local companies, high school students are now eligible to “virtually” participate in our Creative Leadership Academy which provides training and employment opportunities to creative youth as Digital Apprentices.



Shadow the Pros is a 6 week summer fellowship that provides promising youth with college/career coaches that guide them through a series of intensive career exploration activities that include:

  • Co-working in professional settings
  • Collaborating on creative projects for real clients
  • Developing resumes, portfolios and a professional online presence

Past Shadow the Pros partner companies include GSD&M, McGarrah Jessee,, Sherry Matthews, T3 and others. Past clients have included Lyft, Pizza Hut, Whataburger, Southwest Airlines, John Deere and others.

Applications for the summer program open up each Spring. Check back here for updates.

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