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About the Program

Job Shadow Experience Week gives University of Bridgeport undergraduate students the opportunity to shadow an alumni working in a field related to their desired  career path for a day. During the shadow day, the student will gain insight on what a day in the life of a full-time professional is like and learn valuable lessons on industry trends. Each participating alumni will be given an assigned shadow day and student, based on availability and  interest.

Why Participate?

  • Make a positive impact on the current student body.
  • Re-connect with the University of Bridgeport.
  • Contribute to the learning experiences of students.

Responsibilities as a Participating Alumnus:

  • Host a student for a full or half day during the week of October 23rd.
  • Expose students to your work environment.
  • Speak to your student about your personal career path and industry/company trends.
  • Allow students to observe functions and duties of your position, and office policies and procedures.

2018 Program Timeline:

Aug. 22: Alumni Commitment Forms due
Oct. 11: Job Shadow Assignments announced
Week of Oct. 22: Professional Job Shadow Experience Week

Sign up for 2018 Job Shadow Experience Week!

For more information on Job Shadow Experience Week Program, please contact Rachael Cuttitta at rcuttitt@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4305