NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OUR FALL 2017 APPRENTICESHIP
DEADLINE: JUMP IN BY SEPTEMBER 12th
ELEPHANT ACADEMY: WRITE MINDFULLY—CHANGE OUR WORLD.
Through mentorship, online learning, and hands-on experience at a website with 10 million readers a month, graduates learn social media, journalism ethics, writing & editing.
Do well and do good.
Throughout the course, we will explore meditation, mindful communication, transparency, and healthy living.
JOURNALISM ETHICS WITH WAYLON LEWIS
Discover your voice—and your mindful career path. Over 12 weeks you will:
BLOG WITH LEADERS IN THE FIELD
FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS & APPLY
WORK IN A VIRTUAL NEWSROOM
Learn the ins and outs of writing and blogging alongside writers with established brands and followings.
Be a part of the day-to-day runnings of Elephant Journal—an industry giant with 10 million readers a month.
In a time of fake news, mindfulness and Journalism Ethics are more inspiring than ever. Learn the ins and outs.
RUN SOCIAL MEDIA LIVE FOR A MAJOR SITE
PRACTICES FOR WORK
Get hands-on experience trial-and-erroring live to an audience of 5 million fans on 60 Facebook pages.
Fill out an application and join a course designed to nurture your talent.
What our graduates are saying:
"I signed up the Fall of 2015 when my heart was broken, spirit in tatters, and fingers in perpetual freeze over a keyboard. Elephant Academy was my soul and career CPR. I hope one of you goes into this Apprenticeship 'jungle' for 3 months and comes out a mighty Elephant."
Josette, New Jersey
"I’m in the last weeks of my apprenticeship and during this program I've written my own articles, edited the work of others, curated Facebook pages and have been inspired by this amazing group that I am working with. The mission of Elephant Journal is to be of benefit and I have found my voice for doing this, through my writing and through helping others."
"I'd given up on being a 'writer' or having any relationship with the publishing process, that is until I joined Elephant Academy. Elephant Journal helped me connect to my voice and my soul in a scary but supported way. I grew as a writer, established wonderful friendships, and was challenged in a way I hadn't been able to access in a long time."
Learn the inner workings of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and strategy for achieving incredible reach. Work directly on active pages as part of a collaborative team of professional writers, editors and social media gurus. An active Facebook account is required.
A curriculum designed to build skills, nurture talent and build collaborative relationships.
What should be sourced when you write? What is an editorial and what is reporting? Learn a mindful way to approach these questions through live webinars and videos from industry experts and Waylon H. Lewis, founder and Publisher of Elephant Journal.
Want something self-guided? Receive access to our video and study materials, quizzes and weekly meeting notes—but without the full Academy’s responsibilities. Get started here >
When everything is at our fingertips, what gets included, and why is something left out? Learn the ins and outs of mindful editing for both long format articles as well as social media posts where every word counts.
Compose a gripping and intriguing post. Write with intention, and learn how to make it stick with readers. You'll work to craft stories and articles that are meaningful to you and resonate with an audience. Ultimately, the goal is to get your words published on Elephant Journal.
Can’t commit? Audit Elephant Academy on your own schedule.
Fall 2017 Dates: September 14 - December 21
Commitment: Up to 15 hours each week
Meetings: 60-75 minute weekly group meetings on Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. MST & one weekly small group meeting with a teaching assistant
Cost of program: $850
If you are accepted to the program but you request a refund before the first day of class, your tuition will be refunded within seven business days, except for a $50 processing fee. If you request a refund during the first week of the program, you’ll receive 75% of your tuition back. If you are not accepted into the program, we’ll waive your processing fee and refund 100%. There are no refunds for the low-cost Auditing program.
Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited. Apply to secure your spot.
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