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, […]

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’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 […]

Last week, for Spring Break Job Shadowing week, eleven New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy students had an amazing time job shadowing at various offices within the City of Atlanta. Denise’Ann Shields, Alexus Mitchell, Keiondra Dupree, Kemon White, Andreris Williams, Angel Thompson, Lameria Primrose, Alex Mitchell, Kayla Bonner, Yasmine Crane and Yekiyah Crane we’re selected for […]

New Look Milwaukee Academy 9th graders Aniah Carter, Zohour Ruble, Ariel Riley and Daijian Spears participated in a job shadowing event on Friday, April 10th at the Milwaukee Municipal Court Branch with the Honorable Derek Mosley. Students learned about the justice system and the careers they have to offer from Sheriff’s deputies to court stenographers. Milwaukee 9th […]

On April 9th, for spring break, eight New Look Detroit Leadership Academy students visited the Detroit Institute of Music Education. DIME is a music college like no other – custom built for serious musicians who desire a long term, professional career in modern music. The courses are designed to build strong musical foundations,that will lead […]

Last week was Job Shadow week for Usher’s New Look across all our chapter cities, which got us thinking… Why does this hashtag only have 41 posts so far this year? We need you to help us Raise the Hashtag and give more youth exposure to career possibilities. It’s easy! THE #JOBSHADOW CHALLENGE: Find a young person in […]

Spring break means job shadow week at Usher’s New Look! To kick it off, our Atlanta Academy students (high school) got the opportunity to hear from three interesting Hawk’s staff members about their careers and the journeys they took to get there. They heard from Eric Platte, Director of Ticket Sales, Jaryd Wilson, Social Media […]

On Monday, our partner Saks Fifth Avenue gave five lucky high school girls from our Atlanta Leadership Academy who are interested in the fashion and event planning industries the opportunity  to job shadow behind the scenes at the Donna Karan fashion show at the Ritz Carlton. The students helped with models and garments backstage. Check out […]

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work behind the scenes at a high-energy, fast-paced, international designer fashion show? Recently, Saks Fifth Avenue gave Atlanta Leadership Academy Youth and MITs the unbelievable experience of helping out behind the scenes at the Saks/Ralph Lauren Fashion Show held at Atlanta’s beautiful St. Regis Hotel. From prepping […]