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Sample Job Shadowing Day Agenda

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The job shadowing opportunity that you provide to a student can vary, but the following are two sample job shadowing agendas for a half-day and a full-day.

Sample Half-Day Agenda

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.  Orientation and tour of office. Provide an overview of your company,
department and how the day will proceed.
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Allow student(s) time to conduct an informational interview.
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Observe a client meeting. 
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Shadowing time - observe normal day-to-day activities. 
12 p.m. - 1 p.m.  Wrap up and answer any additional questions. 

Sample Full-Day Agenda

8 a.m. - 9 a.m.  Orientation and tour of office. Provide an overview of your company,
department and how the day will proceed.
9 a.m. - 10 a.m.  Observe project work and client phone calls or meetings. 
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Attend staff meeting. 
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Student will conduct research. 
12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Luncheon. 
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Conduct an informational interview, and observe more client phone
calls, email communication and project work. 
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.  Meeting with director and other colleagues to learn what they do. 
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.  Wrap up, provide more observation time, and answer any additional
questions. 

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