Job Shadowing at NHS A required “WORKSHOP” for students … What is Job Shadowing? • √out a career cluster or a specific type of work by spending time at a job. • Learning more about your potential future away from the school building. • Student arranged for 1/2, or a full day. Why Job Shadow? • Gain first hand knowledge of a job. • Observe & ask questions of people in the field that you are interested. • Evaluate experience & be evaluated. How to Job Shadow… • Follow steps in the “J.S. Handbook” • To be gotten from your assigned Counselor. • Choose cluster; do Career Research • Return to your Counselor. • Review Rules & Parent Permission • Requires student & parent signatures. • Return to your Counselor. How to … • Call job site to ARRANGE your visit. You can follow the “Phone Script”, but get dates, times, location, lunch, dress, etc. CONFIRM your visit 24 hrs. in advance • Hand in all materials to your Counselor. • This must include the REGISTER form which will be given to attendance for you. • Remember to sign out with attendance if you leave during school hours. How to …. • Make sure that all your school commitments are taken care of … Enjoy your job shadow!!! • Ask pertinent Interview Question-D. • Evaluate-E your job shadow experience. • Remember to have the employer, or your mentor, Evaluate-F their experience. How to ….. • Write a thank you note to the job site. • Save a copy for your Counselor; it could also be mailed for you. • Complete, collect and return all forms to your Counselor. • As time permits, your Counselor will review your J.S. experience with you. YOU MIGHT FIND … that some clusters are more difficult to JOB SHADOW than others. For example, many Job Shadowing opportunities within the area of Health Care Careers are regulated by the LakeShore Health Care Alliance you may find Ms. Wiesman in room 101 to be of assistance with Career Cluster #08 JOB SHADOWING Enjoy Your Experience !!!
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