Job Shadowing Program

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The Job Shadow program is designed to connect UW-Stout students and employers over winter break. Job shadowing allows students to get an insider’s view and experience a day in the life of a professional working in a career field of interest. It also allows employers to connect, mentor and build relationships with current UW-Stout students. This program is coordinated by UW-Stout Career Services. 

Coming January 2024

Quick Overview

  • To provide flexibility during COVID-19, there are options for in-person (6 hour) job shadows, and virtual "job shadows" (approximately 1-4 hour virtual meetings).
  • In-person job shadowing experiences are one day (minimum of 6 hours)
  • Exact date and time of the job shadowing experience is scheduled at the discretion of the matched student and host employer
  • Students visit the job site to observe day-to-day activities of a professional in a career field of interest.  
  • Employers share knowledge about their professional position, answer questions about their career field and company/organization
  • Students do not receive academic credit or payment for this experience

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