Job Shadows

Providing youth with an opportunity to follow an employee for 4-8 hours, during a typical work day, is a great way to help youth learn about the workplace and a career they are interested in.  It's also a great way to give back to the community, contribute to the health of the economy, and introduce prospective interns and employees to your business.  Here are some resources to make the experience more sustainable and meaningful for all involved.

Job Shadow Fact Sheet

A one page summary about job shadows

Job Shadow Tips / Planner for Hosts

A two page outline / checklist for employees and employers

Job Shadow Planning Guide

A comprehensive job shadow planning guide.

Job Shadow Resources
 

Tools to support short immersive worksite experiences / exploration.  These experiences can be life changing for youth who participate in them.  Also, it's one of the many ways that employers can foster their future workforce.