Job Shadow 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 on important industry trends
  • Observing a professional work environment
  • Learning the ins and outs of a specific company/industry

Job Shadow Program Dates 2021-2022:

  • Job Shadow Student Applications: Open September 13, 2021 – November 5, 2021
  • Job Shadow Employer Applications: Open September 13, 2021 – November 22, 2021

Once matched, all Job Shadows will take place during the following 4 weeks:

  • Monday, November 29 – Friday, December 3
  • Monday, December 13 – Friday, December 17
  • Monday, January 10 – Friday, January 14
  • Monday, February 14 – Friday, February 18

Job Shadow Student Application

Job Shadow Testimonial: Gregory Blohm

“[The Job Shadow] was amazing, honestly a dream come true. I’ve always wanted to be a part of the NFL and to have had that opportunity gave me a better chance to obtain a position with the organization. My match …

By Mike Twerago
Mike Twerago Director of Operations, Data & Recruitment Mike Twerago
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Job Shadow Testimonial: Chloe Lal

“I shadowed my match yesterday and it was unbelievable. I had so much fun and tried to take in as much information as I could while forming new relationships with the faculty and players. I came in with a bunch of questions and my match was able to answer all of them, and he gave me a tour of the state-of-the-art practice facility. It was definitely a dream come true and a once in a lifetime experience I will never forget.” -Chloe Lal, Class of 2021, shadowed an alum who now works for the Boston Celtics as a Physical Therapist/Athletic Trainer

By Corey Stokes
Corey Stokes Associate Director of Career Student Engagement Corey Stokes
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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-5:00pm
T 8:30am-5:00pm
W 8:30am-5:00pm
TH 8:30am-5:00pm
F 8:30am-5:00pm