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Join the Boston Youth Environmental Network on Job Shadow Day 2013

Posted January 18, 2013 by

Job Shadow Day 2013 will take place on Friday, February 1st.

When a company participates in Job Shadow Day, it is demonstrating a commitment to supporting and improving the community. Individual hosts benefit from the satisfaction that comes with mentoring a young person and introducing him or her to a new career.

On the day of the event, students visit the worksite and shadow professionals for 3 to 4 hours, observing and assisting them with their work. The PIC makes your participation easy.

  • PIC career specialists work directly with students to prepare them for the experience through a series of career readiness workshops.
  • When you sign up, the PIC will e-mail you a brief “host’s guide” that includes suggested activities to help structure the event.
  • You simply provide a brief job description to help PIC staff match with student career interests.

Read more about Job Shadow Day February 1st, 2013.

On Job Shadow Day:

  • Review all relevant health and safety issues, and provide all necessary safety gear.
  • Give the student a brief tour of the workplace and introduce him/her to other employees. Explain how various departments work together and how each job contributes to the overall operations of the company
  • Talk about how the work of your company affects the community. What products or services does it provide?
  • Provide the student with an overview of your job and your career path.


To sign up now, click on the link:
www.bostonpic.org/jobshadow

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