Job Shadows

Student Registration

Student registration is open. Please navigate to the Job Shadow Program on the SJSU² Platform.

Click "Join". 

If you already have a SJSU² account, the website will take you to the mentee questionnaire. Submit your repsonses to register for the program. 

If you do not already have a SJSU² account, the platform will take you to the site landing page to create a SJSU² account. After creating an account, navigate to "Connect" on the top banner and select "Programs". Select "SJSU Job Shadow Program" and click "Join". Submit the mentee questionnaire to register for the program. 

About the Job Shadow Program

A Job Shadow 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 participating in the Job Shadow Program, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Discover new industries and interesting roles
  • Learn from current employees
  • Experience different companies
  • Build your professional network
Key Program Dates
Activity Period Opens Period Closes
Student/Mentee Registration


Friday, March 8, 2024

Student Orientation (virtual, mandatory)

Wednesday, March 20, 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've signed up for the Job Shadow Program! What's next?

Please refer to the key program dates above for more information regarding the timelines for student-employer matching. You will be notified by email at least 1 week in advance of the Job Shadow whether you've been matched with an employer/host. 

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