Workshop+Speaker Application

Attn. Adults & Youth: Feel free to come up with your big idea.
Then create a workshop youth career exploration + personal & professional development.

Thank you for your interest in applying to host a #TURNUPRI Workshop at our next event Wednesday, April 17th at TIMES2 Stem Academy. Please review the career clusters and essential skills requested via surveying our youth. Please make sure to align your profession of expertise to the topics below then hit the submit application to apply at the end of this page.

Please note these are standard workshops allocated in slots of 60 minutes (10 minutes Ice Breaker; 45 minutes Instruction; 5 minutes Post Survey). Both for AM Sessions (11AM -Noon) and PM Sessions (1PM-2PM).

Thank you again! :)

Any questions please contact: Wole, #TURNUPRI Program Coordinator

Workshop Application:

Career Clusters

Career Exploration Discussion and Planning: 

Guiding youth in exploring different career paths, setting career goals, and planning steps to achieve them. Here are the list of Career Clusters of interested voted by students:

  • Administration & Support Services: Focuses on organizational support, including administrative tasks, clerical work, and services like cleaning and security.
  • Hotel & Food: Involves hospitality and food services, including the operation of hotels and restaurants, emphasizing customer service and culinary expertise.
  • Health & Counseling: Covers services related to physical and mental health, including medical care, nursing, therapy, and counseling.
  • Management: Involves overseeing business operations, including strategic planning, decision-making, and team leadership.
  • Real Estate & Rentals: Deals with the buying, selling, leasing, and managing of real estate properties, both residential and commercial.
  • Entrepreneurship: Focuses on creating and managing new businesses, including developing business plans and managing start-ups.
  • Agriculture & Farming: Encompasses crop cultivation and livestock rearing, focusing on food production and agricultural technology.
  • Manufacturing: Involves the production of goods using machinery and tools, spanning various industries from electronics to automobiles.
  • Wholesale/Commercial Sales: Centers on selling goods in bulk for resale or professional use, involving supply chain management and negotiations.
  • Media & Communications: Involves disseminating information through mediums like TV, radio, and online, including journalism and communication strategy.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.): Integrates these disciplines, focusing on innovation and creative problem-solving.
  • Retail: Involves selling goods or services directly to consumers, focusing on marketing, customer service, and inventory management.
  • Legal/Law: This field encompasses the system of rules and guidelines, typically enforced through a set of institutions. It includes careers in law practice (like attorneys and legal advisors), judiciary (judges and magistrates), legal support (paralegals, legal secretaries), and various legal specializations (criminal, corporate, environmental law, etc.).
  • Medical Field: This sector focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases and injuries. It includes a wide range of professions, from doctors and nurses to medical researchers and healthcare administrators. The field requires extensive knowledge of medical sciences, patient care, and often involves working in hospitals, clinics, or private practices.

Essential Skills + Other Topics

Personal - Professional Enrichment

Needed Workshops 

These are standard workshops allocated in slots of 60 minutes (10 minutes Ice Breaker; 45 minutes Instruction; 5 minutes Post Survey).

  • Effective Communication Skills: Focusing on verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, and presentation skills.
  • Time Management and Organization: Teaching techniques for efficient time use, setting priorities, and organizing tasks.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Enhancing abilities to analyze situations, think creatively, and solve problems effectively.
  • Leadership and Team Building: Developing leadership qualities, understanding team dynamics, and fostering collaboration and teamwork.
  • Financial Literacy and Budgeting: Educating about personal finance management, budgeting, saving, and basic investment concepts.
  • Emotional Intelligence and Resilience: Building skills to understand and manage emotions, empathize with others, and develop resilience in the face of challenges.
  • Digital Literacy and Online Safety: Covering responsible use of technology, digital communication etiquette, and staying safe online.
  • Health and Wellness: Promoting physical health, mental well-being, stress management, and healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility: Encouraging active participation in community service, understanding societal issues, and promoting responsible citizenship.

Time to apply ...

Now that you have reviewed the materials, to continue please submit your application for consideration. Once you submit, the next steps after our youth steering committee along with some adult advisors will review and if your application is selected you will receive a accepted notice via email.

FYI: We also offer an optional $50 Stipend in the form of a gift card per workshop per adult presenter ages 18+ (MAX 1) and $100 Stipend in the form of a gift card for youth presenters ages 17 and under (MAX 2) at the completion of event. If stipends are not accepted, we put the gift cards into the youth incentive program during the event.