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The Career Center's Summer Break Job Shadow Program will help you engage with alumni, professionals, or companies of interest to help develop your professional network and explore career opportunities. 

Job shadows are typically one-day commitments during summer break.


Apply in Handshake @ Illinois 

To learn more about opportunities and how to apply, visit Handshake @ Illinois and follow these simple steps: 

  • Make sure you are in the “Job Search” tab.
  • Filter by using Keyword: “Job Shadow” and indicate Job Type: “Experiential Learning”
  • Read each job shadow posting to make sure you are interested and a good fit for that particular opportunity
  • Apply now!  Most job shadows will only be open to student applications through the beginning/middle of May