December 5th-9th
2nd Floor, McMahon Commons

Job Shadow/Mentor Program

Do you want to….

Gain professional experience? Explore a new career path? Network with SHU alumni?

Participate in the Job Shadow Program to shadow a professional working in your desired career field and build your professional network!

The Sacred Heart University Job Shadow Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to job shadow with SHU alumni to explore a variety of career fields. Through strategic matching and a collaborative partnership between the Center for Career & Professional Development and the Office of Alumni Engagement, students have the opportunity to expand their professional network, while:

  • Gaining insight and awareness on important industry trends;
  • Receiving advice from working professionals;
  • Learning the ins and outs of a specific company/industry;
  • Determining whether the career you are interested in is the right fit;
  • Gaining an experience that will assist with building your resume;
  • Having the ability to ask targeted questions about the field.

Stay tuned for details on our new revamped Job Shadow/Mentor Program launching in 2022!

Event Recap: MVP Alumni Mentoring Program Kickoff

MVP Alumni Mentoring Program Kickoff

February 24-26, 2021

 On Wednesday February 24, 2021, the Center for Career and Professional Development virtually kicked-off the second cycle of Mentors and Mentees as members of Sacred Heart University’s Mentoring Visionary Pioneers (MVP) Alumni …

By Helen Boyke
Helen Boyke Director of Alumni, Veteran and Graduate Career Development
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New Mentor Program Connects Students with Professionals

Sophomores meet monthly with mentors and benefit from their insight and experience

Sacred Heart University’s Mentoring Visionary Pioneers (MVP) Program recently completed its successful inaugural year, despite moving its sessions online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The MVP program connects …

By Corey Stokes
Corey Stokes Associate Director of Career Student Engagement
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Give It A Year – My Advice to Incoming Freshman

Written by Jennifer Essery, Class of 2022

When move-in day arrived, I was terrified. I had never been away from home for more than a week and the thought of being away from my friends and family was the worst …

By Corey Stokes
Corey Stokes Associate Director of Career Student Engagement
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Contact & Location

(203) 371-7971

Linda E. McMahon Student Commons
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Center Hours

M 8:30am-6:00pm
T 8:30am-6:00pm
W 8:30am-6:00pm
TH 8:30am-6:00pm
F 8:30am-5:00pm