At Usher’s New Look, we focus on exposing students to careers that match their “spark”, or passion. On Tuesday, February 21st, Usher’s New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy students from various high schools throughout the Greater Atlanta area attended a legislative careers day at the Georgia State Capitol. The day consisted of New Look students getting a chance to […]

Usher’s New Look Milwaukee high school students have new outlooks on life thanks to an inspiring career day put on by our partner, AT&T. On Friday, February 24th, New Look Milwaukee Leadership Academy students attended a career summit at AT&T Headquarters. At the Summit, there were three dynamic speakers, Pamela Malone, Independent Business entrepreneur, Jason Fields, […]

The opening of the new UNL Spark Center, a physical hub for New Look youth leaders in Atlanta, GA, has allowed us to expand our programming and provide even more exposure opportunities for our students to explore various career pathways. One such opportunity is our new 12-week ‘Writes of Passage’ Program every Thursday evening for Leadership Academy (high school) and Moguls […]

Thanks to the Ford Motor Company Fund, seven New Look global leaders visited the Dominican Republic, where they conducted Powered by Service leadership trainings for 175 youth from Haiti and Dominican Republic and explore The Four Pillars (talent, education, career & service).  Follow their exciting journey below! Day 1, by Brenda Khor, UNL Mogul in Training, College of Wooster […]

Meet Taylor Hi, my name is Taylor Hopkins! I received the opportunity to join Usher’s New Look Detroit chapter in 2009, when I was in my senior year of high school. My “SPARKS” are baking and photography. Through Usher’s New Look, I was able to learn videography. I loved every moment of it. Baking has always been […]

Atif Hashwi joined Usher’s New Look Detroit in 2009. His SPARK is acting. Today, he is a member of our college Moguls in Training program and attends USC where he studies bio-medical engineering and theatre. Check out his exciting update below!  “Last October, I landed my first major role on television on the Criminal Minds spin-off show. This Wednesday, […]

Five UNL Atlanta Leadership Academy students (and 1 parent!) are “SPARKED” to pursue careers in acting thanks to Usher’s New Look, actress Natalia Livingston and the Actor Boutique. In October, Usher’s New Look teamed up with a new partner, the Actor Boutique, to provide a unique career exposure opportunity for Atlanta high school students. The Actor Boutique, a program founded by […]

As a sponsor for Usher’s New Look youth leadership program for several years, Arby’s and the Arby’s Foundation have not only donated meals for UNL’s national Leadership Academy students, but also provided a host of CAREER sparking experiences for UNL students middle school through college. From leadership trainings, to one-on-one job shadow opportunities, even paid summer […]

At Usher’s New Look, we believe exposure and awareness are the keys to discovering new “sparks”, or passions. Spark discovery is how we get youth thinking towards their personal career pathways and what their journey map to success and leadership will look like. This month, we provided career exploration days for UNL Leadership Academy youth (high school students) in each of […]

Exposure is what we do best, and thanks to Facebook, twenty-three Usher’s New Look Academy youth leaders experienced a surreal career day at Facebook’s New York office last week. Students received a guided tour given by Corey Neaufville, Media Solutions Manager, a panel with Facebook employees and a Q&A session about college and career. An […]

On February 12, 2016 UNL Detroit partnered with Accenture for a career exposure day. Students learned how to decide which college best fits their vision and passion, the do’s and don’ts of social media posting, and each participated in individual mock interviews with the Accenture team. Accenture team member, Nick, told us, “This was my first […]

Thanks to Governor Nathan Deal, Lt. Governor Cagle, Irene Munn and Roy Neil, the students from UNL’s city-wide Atlanta Leadership Academy and the Pebblebrook High School In-School Academy had an amazing educational and career exposure experience last week. Students learned how state government operates, observed a portion of the Senate session, heard from representatives and lobbyists and participated in a mock […]

Top DISD students to get career advice By Holly Haber January 12, 2016 Top-performing students at eight Dallas Independent School District high schools will get college and career advice at a fair Wednesday organized by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and the University of Texas at Dallas. The event will kick off with a pep […]

It all starts with a SPARK… Read the article below to learn how you can join UNL in developing the next generation of global youth leaders. What is ‘SPARK’? SPARK \ˈspark \ (verb) To help someone connect their passion with a bigger purpose in life or career (noun) The one passion or talent that ignites your […]

It’s Computer Science Education Week! Students all around the world are encouraged to try coding and become exposed to careers in technology.  At New Look, we’re hosting Hour of Code events for our high school Leadership Academy students in each of our cities: Atlanta, Milwaukee, Brooklyn and Detroit. Our goal is to have the most students from […]

Hi! My name is Maricella Ramos. I am freshman college student at Philadelphia University majoring in fashion merchandising and marketing. I joined the Usher’s New Look Moguls in Training program this year, after my mom and I won a trip to New Look’s United to Ignite Awards fundraising event through Chideo.com. We got to meet Usher and learned […]

At Usher’s New Look, we’re all about EXPOSURE to better circumstances. If a student thinks they might want to go into a particular career field, we make sure they get to see, feel and experience it during high school. This way, they are well prepared with an intended major and a vision for their future before […]

Usher’s New Look students have some exciting plans ahead of them, which is why they stay grinding towards their education and career pathways, even outside of the school year! Watch this video to see how they are exemplifying the four pillars, TALENT, EDUCATION, CAREER, and SERVICE.  

Congratulations to Usher’s New Look Atlanta youth, Tony Betton, on his new summer internship with The Ryan Seacrest Foundation! This month, Tony is finishing up his first year as a college Mogul in Training at Georgia State University with a major in Broadcast Communications. This internship will put Tony one step closer towards his dream […]

When we met Melvin Taylor last year as an 8th grader during one of our Powered by Service trainings, he told us about his unique passion for baking. Going around the room, he shyly told us that in his spare time he enjoys cooking food for his family. His favorite dish to make? Crème brûlée! That day, we […]