Job Shadows

The SJSU Job Shadow Program is an opportunity for students to observe a professional in their place of work in order to learn about their role and explore different career paths and industries.

By hosting a Job Shadow experience for SJSU students, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop emerging professionals
  • Share your expertise
  • Connect with diverse talent
  • Give back to SJSU
Key Program Dates
Activity Period Opens Period Closes
Employer/Mentor Registration


Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Employer Orientation (virtual, optional)

Monday, March 18, 2024


Student-Employer Match Day

Friday, March 22, 2024


Student-Employer Connect via the SJSU² Platform or Email

Monday, March 25, 2024

Friday, March 29, 2024

Job Shadow Program

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Friday, April 5, 2024


I'd like to host! How do I sign up?

Please navigate to the Job Shadow Program on the SJSU² Platform. Follow the steps listed in our Mentor/Host Sign Up Guide to create a SJSU² account and register as a host for the Job Shadow Program.  

For more questions, contact Laura Anderson ( at the Career Center.