Travel blogging internship for teenagers

I’m excited to help our fellow educators and travelers at Wandering Educators announce a new program they’re launching. I’ll let them tell you all about it…

Do you know any teens that love to write? Teenagers that are looking to build skills that will transfer into career opportunities in the travel, blogging, and corporate industries?

woman from has created a youth travel blogging mentorship program to equip youth with the writing and business skills needed to succeed in the global economy, and create a foundation for living powerful and productive lives.

Today’s youth face enormous challenges that their parents and grandparents could not envision.  Traditional educational methods have not evolved quickly enough to keep up with the rapidly changing economic environment.  Kids go to school, get their college degree, and no longer are guaranteed a job. While we recommend a college education, any extra skills or flexibility that students have can be a game-changer.

We are offering this program as a way to give back, because we see the need for a change in how people prepare themselves for their work lives, and take the passion for writing and the curiosity about the world that they have anywhere they want (hobby, business, career, etc.).

We want to set them free to change the world in powerfully positive ways.

tarahumara babyPartnering with highly successful faculty in the areas of travel writing, travel blogging, social media, writing, photography, videography, and SEO, this program can help them get established in the realm of social media, blogging, and content creation.

How will this benefit the participants? They will learn:

  • travel and journalistic writing
  • creativity
  • the foundational skills of blogging, photography and videography
  • social media and how it is changing the landscape of business
  • how to create a professional media kit that will get them sponsors and press tours
  • how to make a living from their travel blogs

Having these business skills is an enormous resume builder.

This ongoing, multi-term mentoring program is available at no cost to students ages 14-18.  This is our way of supporting our youth – and their future.

So where do you come in? Check out the information here, and if you know of anyone who could benefit from this, please share!

Wandering Educators Youth Travel Blogging Mentorship Program

books by Nancy Sathre-Vogel

About Nancy Sathre-Vogel

After 21 years as a classroom teacher, Nancy Sathre-Vogel finally woke up and realized that life was too short to spend it all with other people's kids. She and her husband quit their jobs and, together with their twin sons, climbed aboard bicycles to see the world. They enjoyed four years cycling as a family - three of them riding from Alaska to Argentina and one exploring the USA and Mexico. Now they are back in Idaho, putting down roots, enjoying life at home, and living a different type of adventure. It's a fairly sure bet that you'll find her either writing on her computer or creating fantastical pieces with the beads she's collected all over the world.

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3 Responses to Travel blogging internship for teenagers

  1. Lisa Wood February 7, 2012 at 8:54 pm #

    This is such a great idea 🙂 We have a 10 year old son who blogs…but our 16 year old is not interested in blogging! What a better way – educate our kids on something that they can use 🙂


    • Nancy February 8, 2012 at 1:11 am #

      @Lisa Wood,
      I so wish my sons enjoyed writing. It sounds like a great opportuntiy.

  2. wandering educators February 8, 2012 at 7:03 am #

    Lisa – your son sounds great – 10 and blogging! our 9 year old also blogs. I’d love to hear more!

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