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!

Job Shadow Testimonial: Ryan Tager

“I just completed my job shadow yesterday in NYC. My match was awesome and super welcoming. I was able to sit in on a meeting, meet different team members, and see what she does on a daily basis. I am …

By Patti Moran
Patti Moran
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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
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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
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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