Third and Fourth Stops
Tours, Events and Job Shadowing
Participating in career exploration events or job shadows can help you experience a workplace setting first-hand. These help you learn a great deal more about a career than you can through online research. Ask adults in your family, school, or community resources to help you connect with people in the career(s) you’re interested in.
- Take part in tours or career exploration events. Many schools and communities offer opportunities to get into local businesses.
Job shadowing is a great way to learn more about daily work life settings.
Check out these resources to learn more:
- Take part in local career exploration events
- Contact your local workforce agency for help setting up a job shadow.
- Contact your local Chamber of Commerce