Job Shadow Student Spotlight – Check Out Tips From Your Kelley Peers

Quick Facts

100% of students that reported their job shadow said:

  • “It helped me learn more about the company, its culture, and future career opportunities.”

95% of students that reported their job shadow said:

  • “I would recommend a UCSO job shadow to others Kelley students.”

Past Companies Involved 

Students attended job shadows at 14 companies across 6 industries:

PwC, GE Appliances, Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, Chapman and Cutler, FTI Consulting, Batesville, The Claro Group, Baxter,  AlphaSights, Protiviti, Grant Thorton, and Haier

Advice from Students

  • “Be ready for the job shadow. Do ample research about the company prior to your visit.”

Zexin Zheng, 2019, GE Appliances & Haier

  • “Be prepared to ask questions about material on the website, specific departments, and current events about the company.”

Frances Untalan, 2020, PwC

  • “Don’t count out smaller firms you haven’t heard of. Often they do exciting niche projects and you get involved in what the company does right away.”

Alexandra Johnson, 2019, PwC & The Claro Group

  • “Take notes during the event that help you remember important information, people you meet, and reference it at a later point.”

Lauren Bernas, 2020, Grant Thornton

  • “Don’t be afraid to ask any of your questions.”

Matt Smith, 2020, Baxter & GE Appliances

By Trisha Doyle
Trisha Doyle Career Coach and Student Help Desk Manager Trisha Doyle