What is Job Shadowing?

Job shadowing is an experience where you spend a day or a few days observing a professional on the jobWhile job shadowing, you can easily learn about different jobs and help decide which careers you would enjoy the most. You can follow a doctor making her rounds in the hospital, observe a teacher conducting class, look over building plans with an architect, or something completely different, depending on who you shadow.

Job shadowing is popular with students teachers and professionals because it introduces them to different careers and helps them decide which jobs would be the best fit for them. Job shadowing for school students, teachers is especially helpful because knowing which jobs you enjoy can help you decide on a major when you begin applying to colleges.

It is very interesting for teachers and professionals too, specially to exchange experience and to learn about «how to do» in other countries.