Information for Employers
Undergraduate Job Shadow Program

Promote your company by participating in the Fisher Undergraduate Job Shadow Program!  This opportunity allows undergraduate business students to preview your company and explore career paths.  Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, it is recommended that job shadow opportunities take place virtually, however this decision will be left to the employer.  Contact Katie Passen to learn more about participating in this program. 


  • Process
    1. Register as an employer through Handshake, if you have not done so already
    2. Email Katie Passen to express interest in hosting undergraduate business students for a virtual shadow opportunity
    3. Work with Katie to establish details for the virtual shadow opportunity, including date(s), time, itinerary, intended majors, virtual platform, etc.
    4. The Office of Career Management will post the information you have provided as a “job” on Handshake for which students will apply by submitting their resumes
    5. The Office of Career Management will promote this opportunity to the undergraduate student population through newsletters, email, etc.
    6. When the application window closes, the Office of Career Management will work with you to make selections on which students will attend your virtual shadow opportunity
    7. The Office of Career Management will contact both the selected student(s) and not selected students to inform them of the decision
    8. You will then be responsible for providing the selected student(s) with any additional details regarding the job shadow visit


  • Employer Participation Requirements
    • Must be registered as an employer through Handshake
    • Must be available to virtually host at least one Fisher undergraduate student during one day of the determined shadow
  • Employers Choose
    • Preferred day to host
    • Timing and Agenda for the day
    • Number of students to host
    • Majors preferred
    • Virtual platform to host program
  • Office of Career Management's Role
    • Provide support to employers when creating shadow agenda
    • Manage registration process for employers and students
    • Post shadow opportunities on Handshake for students to register
    • Promote opportunities to students
    • Work with employers to select students
    • Notify students of selection decision
  • Program Benefits
    • Provide exposure to students about company culture, values, and mission
    • Promote career and internship opportunities
    • Identify early talent for possible career and internship opportunities
    • Obtain useful feedback from participating students on their interests and careers that may be useful to company recruiting team