Job Shadowing Program (Students)
What is the TWU Job Shadowing Program?
The TWU Job Shadowing Program, offered to undergraduate students, is a way to connect you with employer hosts. The program serves as an opportunity for you to observe a professional work setting and gain understanding of an organization’s culture, and day to day operations, to aid in your self-exploration and future goals.
Monday, March 9, 2020 – Friday, March 13, 2020
Participate 1 to 5 days during this week.
Benefits of Participating in Program
- Career Exploration: Gain exposure to career paths and industry fields to make informed major and career decisions.
- Professional Development: Begin to develop and strengthen your skills, confidence, and industry awareness.
- Networking: Connect with future employers to begin building relationships and connections.
Common Student Questions
- How should I prepare for the experience?You will attend a preparation session before the program week, and be given preparation resources.
- How will I be matched with a Host?You will be matched with a host based on your selected areas of interest, availability, and location during Spring Break.
- What kind of companies will be available to me?We will have a variety of fields represented in order to give you the opportunity to explore career options.
- Attend a preparation session before program week
- Attend a focus group to debrief session after program week
- Create an introduction email and a thank you letter for host
- Actively engage with host before and during program week
- Complete a program evaluation and reflection activity
Possible Day Activities
- Tour of the workplace
- Attend staff meetings (if appropriate)
- Review organizational chart, company culture, and work environment
- Meet and conduct informational interviews
- Connect with recent grads panel
- Attend Informational lunch sessions
- Observe a client presentation
- Attend a question and answer meeting
How Do I Participate?
- Complete the Spring 2020 Job Shadowing Application
- Students are responsible for their own expenses. (i.e. parking, arrival, travel, attire, etc.)
More Info or Questions
Juan Armijo, Coordinator of Internships
Pioneer Center for Student Excellence
Texas Woman's University
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Page last updated 4:13 PM, February 11, 2020