JA Job Shadow offers students a unique opportunity: A visit to a professional work environment and insights into how to find and keep a fulfilling career. Students participating in the program will acquire and apply the skills needed in demanding and ever- changing workplaces. Students will be able to recognize career clusters and potential job positions; Understand the importance of researching the requirements needed to earn a position; and develop job-hunting tools, such as networking, resumes, and interviewing skills.
JA Job Shadow is recommended for high school students from Grade IX to XII. The program is composed of three 45-minute classroom sessions and the job shadow visit, which usually is four to five hours in length.