Job Shadow

 

Job Shadow is a specific model of experiential learning that gives students a first-hand look at a work environment within a chosen field. Job Shadow offers you a chance to engage with professionals who can aid in your academic decision-making and post-graduate career planning.

Participating in Job Shadow gives you a chance to test-drive a specific job or employment sector to see if it is a  good fit for your skills, interests and career plans. You may have the chance to speak to an individual in your ‘dream job’ and make a connection that helps define your future! Job shadow connects you with future employers in informal, but meaningful, ways and provides a ‘sneak peek’ into a work world that lies just beyond graduation.

Job Shadow experiences are provided by Southwestern Ontario employers and community members, and may last a half-day or full-day.

Job Shadow information and registration can be found on CareerCentral under the Experience tab.

Currently, Job Shadow is offered in the Faculty of Social Science and the Faculty of Arts & Humanities.

Faculty of Social Science

The Faculty of Social Science Job Shadow takes place during the month of November, however the date/time are determined by yourself, the student, and the host providing the experience. Students are responsible for any transportation, or other costs associated with participating in the program.

Questions? Contact us at socsci-careers@uwo.ca or visit SSC 2040.

Arts & Humanities

The Arts & Humanities Job Shadow Program is open to 2nd 3rd and 4th year students.

Students will be able to view Job Shadow opportunities in January on CareerCentral under the Experience tab., Job Shadow takes place during the month of March, however the date/time are determined by yourself, the student, and the Job Shadow host. Students are responsible for any transportation, or other costs associated with participating in the program.

Questions? Contact us at jobshadow@uwo.ca