Job Shadowing Program (Employers)

What is the TWU Job Shadowing Program?

The TWU Job Shadowing Program, is a way to connect undergraduate students with employers. The program serves as an opportunity for students to observe a professional work setting, gain understanding of an organization and its culture, and day to day business operations, which will aid in their self-exploration and future goals.

Monday, March 9, 2020 – Friday, March 13, 2020

Hosts can design a student's experience ranging from 1 to 5 days during this week.

Benefits of Hosting TWU Students

  • COMPANY BRANDING: Opportunity for branding and recognition of the host's company on the TWU Denton campus.
  • TALENT ACQUISITION: Develop and strengthen a potential recruiting relationship with TWU students.
  • MENTORING: Experience mentoring students and building connections with them.

Common Host Questions

Sample Shadowing Schedule

Host Role

  • Provide students with a learning environment focusing on self-exploration and future goals
  • Serve as a mentor during the exploration experience
  • Provide students with information about the organization and types of roles and functions within the company
  • Create a schedule of activities for the student's day
  • Complete end of experience survey

Possible Day Activities

  • Tour of the workplace
  • Attend staff meetings (if appropriate)
  • Review organizational chart, company culture, and work environment
  • Meeting and conducting informational interviews with other team members
  • Sit in on a recent grads panel
  • Attend informational lunch sessions
  • Observe a client presentation
  • Meet for question and answer

How Do I Participate?

  • Determine dates and the number of students you would like to host
  • Complete the interest form by Friday, January 31, 2019
  • Consider details regarding parking, arrival, and special accommodations for these days

Questions?

Juan Armijo, Coordinator of Internships

Pioneer Center for Student Excellence
Texas Woman's University
jarmijo@twu.edu | 940.898.3310

Page last updated 3:34 PM, January 16, 2020