5 years of professional experience by 18.
SPIRE is a 4- or 5-year fellowship that empowers youth with 21st century skills through media production.
Year 1: Youth learn the fundamentals of print media production, journalism, photography and design. Product: Magazine or book.
Year 2: Youth learn the fundamentals of digital media production through web design, coding, videography, real-time journalism, and marketing. Product: Website.
Year 3: Youth choose the journalism or marketing track and develop or seek projects to complete. Together Tulsa Advisors guide them in creating a Career Pathway Plan.
Year 3: Youth are placed in an internship with a local company; Together Tulsa Advisors help fellows with applications and next steps toward college or career.
1. Youth apply for the fellowship
2. We interview youth and families
3. We accept up to 30 youth each year
CURRENT OPEN PROGRAMS
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
SEPT '18 FELLOWSHIP
September marks the beginning of our Year One SPIRE Fellowship. Our fellows will learn the basics of marketing and journalism, and they'll work on year-long community projects.
APPLICATIONS OPEN AUGUST 2018
RECRUIT STUDENTS FROM YOUR SCHOOL OR ORGANIZATION
We'd love to come present this opportunity to the kids at your school or organization.
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