Forge is an outreach and education program offered by Emspace + Lovgren to provide students an inside perspective on what it’s like to work in a communications field. Established in 2012, our program has expanded and evolved over the years to provide opportunities across four core areas:
Above: Forge alumni attend open house in 2019.
As leaders in the local communications industry, we see it as our responsibility and our privilege to pave the way for future colleagues. We believe:
Our goal is to introduce students of all ages and backgrounds to communications careers, and that includes engaging parents, teachers, and/or advisors along the way. Our professionals welcome opportunities to guest lecture in classes, participate in panel discussions or guest speaking engagements, or lead engaging activities in after-school programs. We are also happy to invite students into our midtown Omaha office — setting up job shadowing days, hosting meet-and-greets, and facilitating ongoing mentor-mentee relationships with our professionals.We also intend to once again host Forge events, tours or workshops in 2024.
If you are a student, or know one, who wants to participate in a Forge experience, contact us. Or if you are looking for professionals to participate in your event or lead a speaking engagement, let us know by completing the form on this page or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
As you might have guessed, we are a busy agency and client work comes first! We will do our best to respond to your request in a timely fashion. And please note that not all requests can be fulfilled. Thank you!