The purpose of the job shadowing program is to provide the opportunity for students in various fields of study to observe and experience, on a first-hand basis, the nature of the occupation for which they are training. This unpaid job shadowing program will provide occupational benefits for both the employer and the student.
· To provide an opportunity for current students to gain hands-on service/work experience and career awareness in their career-technical field of study prior to graduation.
· To assist current students in gaining job shadowing experience recognized by colleges/universities.
· To provide the necessary support services which will aid all students in making the transition from school to the world of work.
· To provide for an adequate period of training that will enhance the student’s chances of being successful in their chosen career.