What is a job shadow?

The act of job shadowing is utilized by students simply wanting to experience a particular career opportunity. The “shadower” will follow the professional and observe their daily work.

Option 1: Onsite Job Shadow

  1. 2-4 hours outside of class time
  2. Complete the Background Check Form (August 2016 Update) // (Spanish Version) requirements as per the Directions.
  3. Complete the AG Pre Arranged Absence Form if needed.
  4. Complete Job Shadow Agreement.
  5. Supervisor completes the Job Shadow Performance Evaluation.
  6. Ask supervisor questions using the Job Shadow Script and Questions form.
  7. Complete a CRLE Reflection Form.
  8. Turn in to all paperwork your AG teacher and place the evidence and forms in your portfolio.
  9. All students will be expected to give a short presentation on their job shadow experience in their AG.

Please note that you may NOT job shadow any member of your family! Any Job Shadow absence must be pre-approved and last no longer than 4 hours.

Option 2: Virtual Job Shadow

  1. Choose three careers that you are interested in and complete a virtual job shadow for each.
  2. Your research for each job shadow should cover the following in YOUR OWN WORDS and be submitted with your final report.
    • Career Description
    • Required Education
    • Earnings
    • Future Outlook
    • Additional Links
    • School Search
    • Jobs/Internship
  3. After your research is complete and you have read the material and watched all the videos you will write a reflection that highlights all the positive and negative characteristics of the job, business or occupation that you are most interested in after your virtual job shadows.
  4. Analyze your reactions to the experience and then reveal your current thoughts and plans on pursuing that job or career.
  5. All students will be expected to give a short presentation on their job shadow experience in their AG.
  6. Complete a CRLE Reflection Form

How to login to the virtual job shadow site:

Visit VirtualJobShadow.com and use the following credentials:

                Username: individual student Google account email used at your school (18foxy.fox@student.sfsd.us)

                Password: individual student Google account password used at your school

Please note that you may NOT job shadow any member of your family!

For any questions or details please contact Kim Emmert at emmert_kim@silverfalls.k12.or.us or 503-873-6331 ext. 3753.