JA Job Shadow™
JA Job Shadow meets the needs of a diverse group of school students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives.
JA Job Shadow is a company visit. The site visit introduces students to the workplace and to the career opportunities available to them. The goals of the program are:
Following the participation in the program, students will be able to:
Benefits to the Company Workplace Participating in the JA Job Shadow Program
Company Volunteer Benefits
The JA Job Shadow site visit experience inspires students to learn and demonstrate the basic skills that will make them valuable assets to any employer.
All JA programs are designed to support the skills and competencies identified by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. These programs also augment school-based, work-based, and connecting activities for communities with school-to-work initiatives.
Career assessment, Career clusters, Career planning, Elevator pitch, Infographic profile, Interests, Job hunting, Job interview, Job outlook, Networking, Professional and ethical behaviours, Resume, Skills, Thank you notes, Work priorities
Analyze and apply data, Business communication, Formulate answers from personal experience, Interviewing, Oral and written communication, Present information, Role-play, Self-assessment, Work collaboratively