VirtualJobShadow.com is a highly engaging, 21st century career exploration resource for middle, high school, and post-secondary students. We bring job shadowing directly to the students, eliminating many of the costs and challenges frequently associated with traditional job shadowing. Our latest technology allows you to experience VirtualJobShadow.com from any computer and mobile device, including iPad!
Each month, VirtualJobShadow.com features exciting new digital job shadows, which are displayed prominently on our home page.
VirtualJobShadow.com enables EVERY student on your campus to job shadow - no transportation, no waivers, no liabilities, and no limitations! Our program is intuitive and easy to use. Students can start job shadowing immediately and direct their own experiences. Our sophisticated reporting tools track student usage. Administrators can easily create a variety of reports, providing drilldown analysis by district, school, classroom, and individual user. The reports provide direct insight into students' career interests, empowering educators to better guide students in their academic pursuits.
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VirtualJobShadow.com provides a unique career exploration platform for today's digital learners! It features real people, real workplaces, real advice. Students can job shadow as many careers as desired, with extensive opportunities across the 16 Career Clusters. Each job shadow visit will take them a step closer to finding the path that's just right for them!
VirtualJobShadow.com emphasizes the academics, skills and training required to enter into each field. Our professionals advise which classes are most important to their job, and why. Connecting the relevancy of academics to real world applications is an essential component to keeping students engaged and in school longer.
We also focus on the soft skills crucial to workplace success, such as effective communication, team work and critical thinking. With VirtualJobShadow.com, students gain insight about the realities of the working world they simply can't get from text books. Most importantly, VirtualJobShadow.com motivates students to focus on their future plans and correlate their education to their life goals.
College & Career Ready
Technology has transformed society in every way, from how we learn, to how we work. Educators recognize the importance of better preparing students for the 21st century workplace. Career and Technical Education is on the rise, and more Industry-recognized certification programs are being implemented in high schools to address some of our greatest workforce needs. A tremendous increase in STEM schools nationwide is fostering student achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, where job growth is exploding.
VirtualJobShadow.com efforts are closely aligned with the growth sectors critical to the 21st century global economy. We partner with Business and Industry to focus our digital job shadows on in-demand careers. Students need to know where the jobs will be when they graduate! Because our mission is to inspire all students, we highlight an array of opportunities, with educational requirements ranging from a high school diploma to a Doctorate.
To reflect the increasing impact of sustainability and eco-consciousness in career sectors, we've created a Green Jobs channel where students can learn about rising opportunities.
If you are interested in learning how your Business can participate in VirtualJobShadow.com, please contact us today.